Abu Dhabi, UAE (PRWEB) November 12, 2012
More than 600 health care leaders from 25 countries around the globe will convene in the The Sofitel Abu Dhabi Corniche, Abu Dhabi, UAE, 9-11 December for the 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress Middle East, the premier gathering for sharing top insights and best practices on all health care industry sectors. Produced by global health care conference leader World Congress, in partnership with the Health Authority-Abu Dhabi (HAAD) and the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority (ADTA), the WHCC Middle East will continue the succes of previous years’ events and feature the World’s leading providers, payers and policy makers; Including: health ministers, leading government officials, hospital directors, health system and hospital providers, patient safety directors, disease management professionals and health and wellness experts, chief financial leaders, IT and mHealth innovators, decision makers from public and private insurance funds, investment and venture capital principals, pharmaceutical and biotech executives and consulting firm directors.
The marketplace continues to evolve, with governments demanding reform and better outcomes. The world’s health care systems are under increased pressure. Reforms in healthcare systems are being mandated by governments in the Middle East due to rising obesity rates in the Gulf States, as percentages of 30-60 year olds reach 70-85% among men and 75-88% among women.
Also the elderly population in the Middle East is increasing with the improvement of health care delivery in the area. The region needs to focus on chronic care to reduce the impact of aging populations. These and other recent topics will be discussed by the industry’s thought-leaders
in Abu Dhabi, 9-11 December at the World Health Care Congress Middle East.
The speaker faculty for 2012 includes:
Dr. Oliver Harrison, Director, Public Health and Policy, Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD)
Carl V. Stanifer, CEO, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA)
Enis Baris, Sector Manager, Health - Middle East and North Africa Region, The World Bank
Dr. Amer Ahmad Sharif, Dir. of Healthcare Operations, Hospital Services Sector, Dubai Health Authority
Dr. Ashraf Ismail, Managing Director – Middle East, Joint Commission International
Randall Mee, President and CEO, Oasis Hospital, Abu Dhabi
Professor Mohammad Jawad Khalifeh, Head of General Surgery Division, American University of Beirut & Former, Minister of Health for Lebanon
Dr. Zakiuddin Ahmed, CEO, eHealth Services
Hanan S. Al Kuwari, PhD, Managing Director, Hamad Medical Corporation
Benedict Stanberry, Principal Consultant, Oliva Health
And many more!
Abu Dhabi is a prime destination for a global health care meeting as the UAE capital has emerged as a center of global health care innovation. It has invested in several initiatives aimed at improving the health of its population and attracting some of the world’s most-renowned health care institutions, including the Cleveland Clinic.
About the World Health Care Congress Middle East
Launched in 2010, the World Health Care Congress Middle East is the premier conference to feature global health care innovation. It attracts more than 600 senior health care thought leaders from all industry sectors, including hospitals, health systems, employers, government agencies, pharma, biotech and industry suppliers.
About World Congress
World Congress, the leading global provider of finance, health care, pharmaceutical, marketing, and legal conferences, forges communities by convening senior executives to connect, collaborate and engage. Whether it's our annual flagship event, The World Health Care Congress, its overseas counterpart, World Health Care Congress Europe, or one of our more specialized Congresses or Summits, we produce the premier industry forums that generate content that matters while fostering connections between attendees that provide the lasting benefits.
For more information or to register for this leading event in Health Care go to: http://www.worldcongress.com/me
For other inquiries please contact:
Patrick Golden, Director of Communications, World Health Care Congress Middle East