HealthManagement, Volume 14 - Issue 4, 2014

The statistics are impressive: in its 40th year, the second largest healthcare congress and exhibition in the world, and the largest in the Middle East, will be host to 4,000 exhibitors, who will attract close to 95,000 visitors. Scheduled alongside the exhibition, the Arab Health Congress programme is packed with 18 conferences that will be attended by over 11,500 delegates from 151 nationalities.


Taking place from January 26 to 29 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre, Arab Health 2015 promises to be the region’s most important date for anyone in the healthcare industry. It includes the world’s second largest general healthcare exhibition, a specialised MEDLAB exhibition, a multi-track medical congress and the Arab Health Awards.


52,000 Continuing Medical Education (CME) Points

Each scientific conference at the Arab Health congress is provided by the Cleveland Clinic Centre for Continuing Education, and by attending a CME accredited conference, delegates can be certain that the content offered has been well researched to ensure its relevance and suitability for the target audience. This year’s listing includes the premiere of the Gulf Hypertension Conference.



The main medical laboratory and technology event in the Middle East, MEDLAB forms an integral part of Arab Health. Providing a platform for leading manufacturers, traders, service providers and researchers to meet and develop business contacts, MEDLAB has its own schedule of accredited conferences offering Laboratory Management, Clinical Chemistry, Molecular Diagnostics, Haematology, Histopathology and Microbiology.


Future of Surgery Centre

With a constant stream of new data from clinical trials, new therapies, technology and treatments constantly emerging, it is critical to stay current in the real-world application of evidence-based medicine. The Future of Surgery Centre offers healthcare professionals the unique opportunity to try out dedicated hands-on training from top specialists on the most innovative surgical equipment and current surgical techniques including:

• Minimally invasive devices & techniques

• Robotics

• Bloodless surgeries

• Laser applications

• Implantable devices & systems (orthopaedic implants/cochlear implants/cardiovascular/ mechanical circulatory support)

• Imaging & image guiding technologies (endoscopy/ultrasound/ medical x-ray/surgical navigation system)

• Tissue engineering & regenerative medicine

• OR integration systems

• Backend Support


8th Arab Health Innovation & Achievement Awards

Designed to recognise the outstanding institutional and individual achievements that have contributed to the growth and development of the healthcare industry in the Middle East, the Arab Health Awards are open for the following categories:

• Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician Award

• Excellence in Radiology

• Excellence in Surgery Services

• Excellence in Patient Centred Care

• Outstanding Contribution of an Individual to the Middle East Healthcare Industry

• Roche Excellence in Laboratory

• Young Surgeon of the Year Award

The award winners will be announced and presented at a prestigious Awards Ceremony, which will be attended by leading healthcare professionals and companies, speakers and attendees of Arab Health Congress, senior government officials and special VIP industry guests.