Stress on updating medical technology

ABU DHABI — Minister of Health Humaid Mohammed Obaid Al Qutami has stressed the need for getting acquainted with the changes taking place in the world of medical technology so as to upgrade and modernise healthcare services offered by hospitals and primary health care centres.

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Published: Mon 3 Sep 2007, 9:04 AM

Last updated: Sun 5 Apr 2015, 5:00 AM

He was speaking while inaugurating Abu Dhabi’s first Medical Congress at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC) yesterday.

He said the medical forum, which is being hosted by Abu Dhabi for the first time, will provide the people working in the medical field an excellent opportunity to get first hand knowledge about the latest technologies which will help them upgrade the medical services to the highest standard in hospitals across the country.

“The conference comes in line with the Health Ministry’s strategy for 2008-2010 under the directives of the President, His Highness Shaikh Khalifa bin Zayed Al Nahyan, and His Highness Shaikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai,” the minister observed.

More than 100 exhibitors and hundreds of delegates and top decision makers are attending the three-day event, which will conclude tomorrow.

Organised by the Abu Dhabi National Exhibitions Company, the premier healthcare event incorporates six separate conferences and addresses key topics relevant to the national and international healthcare industries.

The Abu Dhabi Medical Congress will provide key information on the latest industry developments, and will also act as a platform for interactive discussions, direct interaction and networking opportunities for more than 2,000 medical professionals.

The six conferences incorporated in the Congress include the Health Care Management Forum, the Healthcare Insurance Congress, the Emergency Congress, the Patient Safety Congress, the Information Technology in Healthcare Forum, and the Primary Healthcare Congress.

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