UAE Minister of Health officially opens Obs-Gyne Exhibition and Congress 2011
Focus on Continuous Medical Education for major players at Obs-Gyne expo
This year, by combining the Arab Association of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Societies’ (AAOGS) annual meeting with the Obs-Gyne Congress, it has created the largest ever gathering of obstetricians and gynaecologists the Middle East Region has seen, drawing more than 55 regional and international experts from around the world.
Dr Shamsa Al Awar, Senior Consultant OB-GYN at the Al Ain Hospital, who represents AAOGS in the UAE, believes the UAE is the perfect location to further enhance Pan Arab cooperation and to standardise practices in the fields of obstetrics and gynaecology.
“This pioneering event held for the first time in the UAE will be used as a benchmark for future gatherings,”
Running alongside the Pan Arab Obs-Gyne Conference is the Middle East Breast Cancer Conference, both CME accredited by Cleveland Clinic, and the Middle East Midwifery Conference which is regionally accredited by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA).
Over 38 exhibiting companies from 10 countries are present at the IIR Middle East organised event, which showcases healthcare technology and innovation from across the Obs-Gyne medical sector.
UEMedical, the healthcare developer behind the pioneering hospital project Danat Al Emarat in Abu Dhabi, is demonstrating its commitment to women’s health by supporting the Obs-Gyne Congress and showcasing its projects at the exhibition. Reinforced by its high profile partnership with Singaporean global healthcare leaders, ParkwayHealth, UEMedical aspires to advance the education and training of medical professionals who will ultimately become leaders in the delivery of women’s health throughout the region.
ParkwayHealth specialists have flown to Dubai to share their areas of expertise in a bid to encourage sharing of medical knowledge during the congress and to reveal some of the cutting-edge procedures, which will be performed at Danat Al Emarat Hospital.
Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, the managing director and CEO of UEMedical, said: “We are indeed privileged for the opportunity to participate once more at this year’s exhibition and congress, showcasing our commitment to advancing medicine through specialised education. To us, world-class medical care involves more than state-of-the-
The Obs-Gyne Exhibition and Congress is open to all trade visitors and healthcare professionals and will continue on Monday 4 and Tuesday 5 April, between 10am and 6pm. For more information about the Obs-Gyne Congress, please call +971 (0)4 4072 743 or visit www.obs-gyne.com.
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About UAE Ministry of Health:
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