The four-day show which is organised by Informa Markets, will host the inaugural Transformation Hub, a dedicated zone showcasing advanced clinical laboratory products by the SMEs and new-to-market pioneers that are transforming diagnostics and advancing healthcare.
Tom Coleman, Group Exhibition Director, Informa Markets Healthcare, said: “This new experience will identify technology trends & products, address key questions and provide solutions to implementing advanced technology in the laboratory setting. Our show theme of Transforming tomorrow’s diagnostics is designed to bring business executives and healthcare professionals together to explore innovative actions in transforming diagnostic services to deliver quality and rapid tests.”
The zone will also feature the Transformation Talks sessions where manufacturers will introduce new launches and in-demand solutions. Some of the key areas that will be highlighted at the Transformation Hub include automation, healthcare information technology (HIT) and laboratory measurement testing and technology.
In addition to the Transformation Hub, Medlab Middle East will also host a series of free-to-attend workshops, hosted by the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) and Bio-Rad, where a hands-on approach to learning and knowledge-sharing on new product offerings, technology and best practice will take place. Workshops include Transfusion and blood typing challenges; Laboratory quality management system, the best of CLSI; and Laboratory accreditation, CAP updates, which take place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of February, respectively.
The show’s inaugural Blood Donation Drive, in partnership with Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA), will also take place as part of -the show’s commitment to the safe and effective blood collection in the region. The mobile blood donation clinic will be situated in front of Za’abeel Halls 4 – 6 for the duration of the event and accepting donations from all UAE residents.
Medlab Middle East also offers an educational agenda for clinical laboratory specialists to advance their skill sets, inspire and to provide advanced medical laboratory techniques for better health is provided. More than 4,500 conference delegates will have the opportunity to hear from 120 speakers from around the world, across 12 Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited conferences.
The 2020 edition of the show will see the introduction of four new conference tracks including Blood Transfusion Medicine, Laboratory Innovation, Digital Pathology and the Roundtable Discussions, which will feature focused scientific group discussions on selected administration and technical topics in the medical laboratory.
Rejoy Penacerrada, Conference Director, Medlab Middle East, said: “As the world’s largest CME accredited multi-disciplinary congress on laboratory medicine, we are working closely with Cleveland Clinic and our supporting associations, which include Emirates Nursing Association, Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, the International Society for Blood Transfusion, College of American Pathologists and the Saudi Society for Clinical Laboratory Services, to connect directly with the international clinical lab community to provide expert commentary and increasing the levels of care for patients in the region.”
Medlab Middle East is officially supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, Government of Dubai, Dubai Health Authority, Abu Dhabi Department of Health and Dubai Healthcare City Authority.
For a closer look at Medlab Middle East 2020, please visit medlabme.com
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About Medlab Middle East
As the MENA region’s largest medical laboratory exhibition and congress, Medlab Middle East plays a crucial role in developing the value of laboratory medicine in transforming tomorrow’s diagnostics by providing a platform for laboratory industry leaders, including manufacturers, dealers and distributors, to share best practice, showcase new innovations, collaborate and network.
Medlab Middle East stems from 15 years of growth alongside the MENA region's largest healthcare event, Arab Health. Moving into its 4th year as a stand-alone show, this annual medical laboratory meeting brings together exhibitors and attendees from over 135+ countries, giving them the opportunity to present the latest innovations, as well as access cutting-edge laboratory products and services.
A focus point of Medlab Middle East is its 12 CME-accredited multi-disciplinary conference including new tracks covering new topics such as Blood Transfusion Medicine, Laboratory Innovation, Digital Pathology.
Medlab Middle East will take place from 3-6 February 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE.
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