Monday 28 September 2020

Dubai to host virtual Healthcare Future Summit

DUBAI, August 12, 2020

Dubai will host virtually the first edition of Healthcare Future Summit, a conference dedicated to all medical professionals, ministries of health, government authorities, and academia.
Running under the theme "Bringing Healthcare Communities Together", the summit will take place from December 6 to 8, 2020, focusing on the increased demand and the significant social expectations in healthcare delivery due to the global pandemic that is threatening the whole world today, said a Wam news agency report.
The event will focus on eight main pillars: patient safety, future of healthcare, innovation & technology, healthcare finance, big data, pharma in healthcare and wellness & medical tourism.
Around 500 participants are expected to attend the conference that will be hosting more than 45 reputed regional and international speakers.
Dr Ramadan Alblooshi, Dubai Healthcare City Authority – Regulation, DHCR, & Head of the Scientific Committee of Healthcare Future Summit, said: "We are bringing healthcare communities together to deliver the best care to our patients. We aim to position healthcare at the lead of the global industry by introducing innovative regulations and providing platforms to share the best practices and to assess demands. Being one of the healthcare regulators in the region, we have a deep sense of responsibility to serve the people and look into the future by elevating the healthcare standards."
He added: "In line with Dubai Plan 2021, we share a unifying voice and continue to work closely with various authorities to help and execute a strong regulatory framework, which will build a more reliable healthcare industry in order to safeguard citizens, residents and visitors in the country. The well-founded infrastructure and the overwhelming government support make the UAE more equipped to compete with international standards and achieve high satisfaction in care delivery."
Anas Al Madani, Vice-Chairman and Group CEO of INDEX Holding, said: "I am looking forward to the Healthcare Future Summit to discuss with experts the future of the healthcare system in the post-coronavirus phase, which has a crucial impact on every aspect of our lives."


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