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Conference

Programme

Time zone: UAE time

Day one: Tuesday 22nd June

Innovation & Technology Keynote Session

10.30 Health Tech: Keeping up the Momentum post-Covid
  • The remarkable rate of adoption of digital health technologies during the pandemic
  • Greater use of remote consultations and the electronic prescribing service, mobilising artificial intelligence and big data to track Covid-19 cases and develop vaccines
  • Embedding existing and newer technologies for the long term: reflecting on the COVID-19 pandemic to inform the health and care system of the future

Sumit Puri, Group Chief Technology Officer, Evercare Group

Medical Tourism

11.45 Shaping the Healthcare Sector in UAE

Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director of Infection Diseases Sector in Abu Dhabi Public Health Center

12.30 Lunch break
13.30 PPP and Integrated Models of Healthcare in the GCC Region
  • Government ambitions to build best healthcare system in the world
  • Keen to innovate, form partnerships and invite investment
  • Region’s patients and consumers’ openness to non-traditional healthcare settings
  • Technology: an opportunity for new ways of accessing and delivering healthcare?

Sophie Smith, Co-founder and CEO, Nabta Health

14.15 The Importance of Digitization & Service Excellence for Medical Value Travel Consumers

Mr David Boucher, Group Chief of Service Excellence, Aster DM Healthcare

15.00 Close of Day One

Day two: Wednesday 23rd June

Keynote Session

10.30 The Role of the Vaccine as the Best Hope to End the Pandemic
  • The light shed on the AstraZeneca partnership with Oxford University
  • An in-depth look into the not-for-profit and equitable access strategy

Qutaiba Al Manaseer, Government Affairs Director, Middle East & Africa AstraZeneca

Care Anywhere: Consumer-Centred Care

11.45 Healthcare App Development & Non-traditional Appointments
  • Moving health and wellness out of the hospital into the hands of the consumer
  • Showing how healthcare setting doesn’t matter to GCC patients
  • How consumers are open to new modes of healthcare in the Middle East compared to other regions
  • 68% of residents have a health-related app on their mobile or smart device in the UAE

Abdulaziz Alkhlaif, Chief Information Officer, Dr Abdul Rahman Al-Mishari Hospital

12.30 Lunch break
13.30 World Health Organization

Michelle Funk, World Health Organization, Unit Head, Policy, Law and Human Rights Unit (PLR)
Dr. Ahmed Hankir, World Health Organization, Academic Clinical Fellow in General Adult Psychiatry, King's College London

14.15 Mental Wellbeing Trends in Health Tech Panel
  • How technology and AI can help consumers to get support on their own convenience
  • What effect does technology have on mental health
  • What does the future hold for health tech?

Esra Baykal, Co-Founder and CEO at Moodcare
Kyran O'Neill, Founder, Total Mental Performance
Hazel Gale, Co.founder and CEO at Mind Monsters Games

15.00 Close of Day Two

Day three: Thursday 24th June

Technology Keynote Session

10.30 Cyber Security: Evolving Threats During and Post Covid 19
  • How hackers rapidly evolved their tactics to exploit the fears escalating amongst the population during the pandemic
  • Rapid adoption of cyber security best practices for keeping pace with evolving threats
  • How threats from nation states and criminals to the health system are a growing concern at a time when the pandemic has increased our reliance on technology.

Ashish Khanna, Dubai Health Authority

11.15 Dubai’s Health Authority Strategy

Younis Kazim, CEO, Dubai Health Authority

11.45 Introduction to Stem Cells and Regenerative Medicine

Dr Salmaan Dalvi, Chief Executive, Global Regenerative Medicine Society

12.30 Lunch break
13.30 UKIHMA – Expertise in the Global Healthcare Market

Jenny Scott, General Manager, UKIHMA

Closing Tech Talk

14.15 The Future of Healthcare Billing
  • While uncertainty still prevails, technology will continue to transform the healthcare landscape.
  • Advancements in billing as providers embrace technology
  • A look to the future of healthcare billing

Ghafoor Ahmad, Founder and CEO - AGA Medical Billing Services

15.00 Close of virtual event

Confirmed Speakers

Sumit Puri

Sumit Puri

Group Chief Technology Officer, Evercare Group

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Sophie Smith

Sophie Smith

Co-founder and CEO, Nabta Health

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Mr David Boucher

Mr David Boucher

Group Chief of Service Excellence, Aster DM Healthcare

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Qutaiba Al Manaseer

Qutaiba Al Manaseer

Government Affairs Director, Middle East & Africa

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Jenny Scott

Jenny Scott

General Manager, UKIHMA

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Dr Salmaan Dalvi

Dr Salmaan Dalvi

Chief Executive, Global Regenerative Medicine Society

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Michelle Funk

Michelle Funk

World Health OrganizationUnit Head, Policy, Law and Human Rights Unit (PLR)

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Dr. Ahmed Hankir

Dr. Ahmed Hankir

World Health Organization, Academic Clinical Fellow in General Adult Psychiatry, King's College London

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Esra Baykal

Esra Baykal

Co-Founder and CEO at Moodcare

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Ashish Khanna

Ashish Khanna

Dubai Health Authority

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Ghafoor Ahmad

Ghafoor Ahmad

Founder and CEO - KLAIM.AI AND AGA Medical Billing Services

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