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Ambulance conference to focus on issues during emergencies

Staff Reporter/Dubai
Filed on September 16, 2015
Ambulance conference to focus on issues during emergencies
Khalifa Hassan Aldrai; Dr Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman Index Holding; Dr Omar Al Sakaf; and Dr Victor Butros, Consultant & head of ED, Rashid Hospital, during the Press conference in Dubai.

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The Dubai International Ambulance Conference will host at least 300 lecturers representing international EMS institutions and associations.

The first edition of the Dubai International Ambulance Conference will take place from March 21 to 23, 2016 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, it was announced on Tuesday.

Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services and Index Conferences and Exhibitions at a press conference held at the Grand Hyatt Hotel in Dubai elaborated on the importance of this event that will focus on issues faced during emergencies through new practices, methodologies, and case studies discussed by experts from the field.

Khalifa Hassan Aldrai, Executive Director, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services said: "Through the first edition of the conference, we aim to bring to the UAE some of the national and international premier thought leaders and change-makers in the field of emergency medical services. Those experts will help in developing the capabilities of paramedics during emergencies, all while emphasising on coping with the conditions that paramedics face in the field."

The conference will host at least 300 lecturers representing international EMS institutions and associations.

The GCC experience in the field of EMS will be presented at the conference by experts coming from Saudi Arabia, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Kuwait, and Bahrain.

Dr Omar Al Sakaf, Director of Medical & Technical Affairs, Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, said: "The quality-level of services provided by Dubai ambulance has reached advanced stages. Its response-time is among the best in the world, which led to many countries showing their interest in learning from the professional experience of Dubai ambulance."

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