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Dr. Salem Al Darmaki inaugurates the second edition of the Dubai Otology Conference and Exhibition

Dr. Salem Al Darmaki, Advisor to Minister of Health in the UAE, inaugurated the second edition of the Dubai Otology conference and exhibition, which is held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, under the patronage of H.E. Abdul Rahman Al Owais, Minister of Health in the UAE.

Following the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, Dr. Salem Al Darmaki toured the exhibition area, and explored the latest medical devices, technologies and equipments’ displayed. On the sideline of his visit, Dr. Salem highlighted the vital role of Dubai Otology Conference and Exhibition in highlighting the latest developments in this specialized field. He also re-assured the support of UAE Ministry of Health to such events that help in improving the level of medical services provided in the emirate.

From his side, Dr. Ahmed Al Amadi, the Conference Chairman indicated the importance of the event in its 2nd edition. He went on saying: “This year we are emphasizing on Multidisciplinary approach to management of Skull Base Lesions through our collaboration with neurosurgeons, neurologist and neuro-radiologist. One of the highlights of this conference is participation of Emirates and Swedish Neurosurgical Societies.”

Dr, Al Amadi Added: “The conference sessions will discuss the recent developments in Cholesteatoma, Mastoidectomy, Tympanoplasty, Facial Nerve, Ossiculoplasty, Stapes Surgery, Vestibular Schwannoma, Cochlear Implant, Implantable Hearing Aids, Auditory Brainstem

Implant, Vertigo, Skull Base Surgery and The Future of Otology & Neurotology. The conference will also feature novel researches of ENT Doctors, practitioners, residents and students from different parts of the world through on Oral Free Paper Presentation.”

From his side, Eng. Anas Al Madani, Vice – Chairman and CEO of INDEX Holding said: “There is no doubt that the field of otology and neurotology is witnessing important developments throughout the years. As the organizing committee, we believe that Dubai Otology is an important platform that sheds light on these developments and provides otologists with a great chance for meeting regional and international peers to share scientific experiences and knowledge in this specialized field.”

This year, Dubai Otology Conference & Exhibition is hosting more than 30 companies promoting the most up-to-date equipment, machines and products and over 400 Regional & International E.N.T. Specialists & Surgeons, Otolaryngologists, Otologists, Neurologists, Audiologists, Doctors, Physiotherapists, Speech Therapists, Delegates, Trainees, Nurses, & Students. Over 20 key opinion leaders from all over the world will attend to share their expertise in this specialized field.

In addition to that, the conference will offer its participants and attendees the chance to earn more than 30 CME Credit Hours, accredited by the Ministry of Health. Continuing medical education (CME) credits are necessary to renew medical practicing licenses in the UAE.

Dubai Otology is highly supported by the leading companies & service providers in ENT, Otology & Neurotology as shown by the Plaitnum Sponsor: Karl Storz, Gold Sponsor: Medtronic; Silver Sponsors: AMICO, Cochlear & Med-El and the Bronze Sponsors: Widex Medical Equipment, Leader Healthcare, Gulf Medical Commercial Agencies and Vaansari Group. There will also be Post Conference Hands-On Cadaveric Workshops on Functional Endopscopic Sinus Surgery, Anterior Skull Base Surgery, Temporal Bone Dissection and Lateral Skull Base Surgery on October 19-22 at the Sharjah Surgical Institute in Sharjah University.

Dubai Otology Conference & Exhibition is organised by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions, a member of INDEX Holding, and in cooperation with the UAE Ministry of Health.

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