Zeinab Dahir Awad Al-ishaq

Endocrinology / Diabetes
English, Arabic, Somali

Core competencies

  • Facilitating behaviour change by counselling patients and families on how to adopt informed lifestyle decisions and incorporate healthier choices into their self-management
  • Developing projects that enhance awareness
  • Acting as a patient advocate and monitoring desired health outcomes through patient and family education
  • Conducting CNE lectures to educate nurses about diabetes management
  • Coordinating interdisciplinary diabetes teams and developing plans of care for the individual patient


Miss Zeinab has more than 15 years of clinical experience from different facilities in United Arab Emirates. Before moving to Mediclinic Airport Hospital as Diabetes Educator in 2018.Miss Zeinab served in different hospitals. Mafraq Hospital as Pediatric Nurse 2003, Samsung Medical Centre as Charge OPD Nurse 2010, and Mediclinic City Hospital as Senior Registered Nurse & Team Leader in Pediatrics Department 2012 and Al Noor Hospital as Diabetes Educator on 2013. Medcare hospital and Medcare Women and children 2016. Within That Period Ms Zeinab Alishaq Participated in the development of the Pediatric Departments and Started the Diabetes Education Clinic in AL Noor Hospital, Had a great Participation efforts in the Education Department and Got many recognition Certificates from the hospitals that she worked for besides the events that she organized. Outside and inside the healthcare facilities. She actively participated in Quality audits, policies and JCI Policies for accreditation. Clinical Education, Speaking in Endocrine and Nursing Conferences. She is Former Member in DOH Chronic Disease Management Program Panel 2015


Master of Education – Management Leadership and Policy, PGDip in Diabetes Education & Clinical Care (CDE), BSc (Hons) Nursing


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