Maarefah, the organizer for Arab Paediatric Medical Congress, announced that 75% of researchers who applied for neonatology medical research awards are from UAE.
The awards include two categories; Arab Paediatric Medical Research Award, this award is intended to recognise physicians who contribute important advances to the field of paediatrics, and Arab Neonatology Medical Research Award, a new category added this year to honour researchers in the field of neonatology.Winners will be announced during the first day of the conference.
Arab Paediatric Medical Congress kick off next week on 26-27 February 2015 in Sofitel Downtown, Dubai, UAE.Supported by the Executive Board of Health Ministers’ Council for GCC States, Kurdistan paediatric association “KPA”, Iraq pediatric society. The programme is sponsored by Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC, The American Hospital Dubai, The Portland Hospital, Pigeon, Heinz organic.
The leading event provide healthcare professionals involved in the care of Paediatrics and Neonates with up-to-date and evidence-based clinical data to highlight key solutions to the latest challenges faced by Arab pediatricians and neonatologists, and provide a comprehensive review of current issues and recent advances in selected Paediatric and Neonatology areas, including: Nutrition, Ventilation, Infectious diseases, Gastroenterology, transplantation, surgery, Adolescent Medicine and more.
The list of speakers include more than 40 local, regional and international experts such as: Buthaina Al Murbati, Consultant Peadiatrician, Gastroenterology Specialist, Dubai Health Authority, UAE, Dr. Istvan Seri, Director of Sidra Neonatology Centr of Excellence and Chief of Division of Neonatology and Vice Chair of Faculty Development and Department of Pediatrics, Sidra Medical Research Centre, Qatar, Dr. Andrew Meeks, Head of Peadiatric Institute, Corniche Hospital, UAE Dr. Kristian Aquilina, Consultant Paediatric Neurosurgeon, Portland Hospital, United Kingdom, Dr. AbdelhaiHammo, Associate Professor at Tufts University, USA and Chief of Paediatrics and Consultant Paediatric Gastroenterologist,at King Fahad Specialist Hospital, KSA, Aiman Al Rahmani, Division of Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine, Clinical Professor of Pediatrics, United Arab Emirates University, Chairman, Department of Pediatrics, Tawam Hospital, UAE, Dr. Khaled Omar Ibrahim, Head of Paediatric Neurology Division, Department of Paediatrics, Hamad General Hospital, Qatar, Dr. Mahmoud El-Halik, Head of Paediatric Department and Consultant Neonatologist, Latifa Hospital, UAE.