Nick Webster

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United Arab Emirates

The National, Dubai


Nick Webster is a senior reporter at The National in Dubai where he has covered health and human-interest topics in the United Arab Emirates since 2015. He previously covered health, crime and public affairs in regional media in the United Kingdom. As a Dubai-based reporter, he also covers general news and has reported extensively on various mental health issues impacting the nation. His focus has been on access to mental health care, particularly for cancer patients and low-income workers. Nick also has examined in depth the mental health implications of abandoned seafarers in the UAE and refugees in Beirut.


Elevating mental health in the region: A spotlight on issues and challenges.