1st UAE Organ Transplant Summit Concludes Scientific Dialogue

Dubai Healthcare City

Dubai Healthcare City (DHCC), today announced the successful conclusion of the 1st UAE Organ Transplant Summit, a scientific program on topics around organ transplantation in the region.

Dubai, October 4, 2015:

The one-day Summit took place on Thursday, October 1, 2015, at the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai Healthcare City. International and regional clinicians and academic investigators in the field addressed key areas - organ transplantation in the GCC; training and skills in transplant surgery; and challenges and outcomes.

Her Excellency Dr Raja Al Gurg, Vice-Chairperson and Executive Director of Dubai Healthcare City Authority opened the Summit that highlighted the increasing global interest in the field of organ transplantation against the growing incidence of diseases that cause organ failure.

The Summit was endorsed by the Mohammed Bin Rashid University of Medicine and Health Sciences (MBR-UMHS), the Emirates Medical Association (EMA) and the Emirates Medical Association Nephrology Society (EMAN).

The 1st UAE Organ Transplant Summit is a much-needed conversation starter for a region-wide dialogue in organ transplantation, said Dr Amer Ahmad Sharif, Managing Director – Education, Dubai Healthcare City, and the Head of the Summit’s Organizing Committee. Continue reading