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05 March, 2015

Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban Inaugurates the 8th Edition of Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition

Dubai - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, inaugurated today the 8th edition of the Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition on behalf of H.E. Engr. Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor Director General of

Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban Inaugurates the 8th Edition of Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition
05 March 2015
"Latest Technologies & Techniques in Airway Management Highlighted at Dubai Anesthesia 2015"
Dubai - Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban, CEO of Hospital Services Sector at the Dubai Health Authority, inaugurated today the 8th edition of the Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition on behalf of H.E. Engr. Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor Director General of Dubai Health Authority,at Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Centre in Dubai Healthcare City.Dubai Anaesthesia 2015 witnesses the participation of 50 exhibiting companies displaying their latest medical devices, technologies, and equipment in this specialized field.

Following the traditional ribbon-cutting ceremony, Dr. Ahmad bin Kalbantoured the exhibition area, and explored the latest technologies and equipment displayed by prominent companies. Dr. Ahmad bin Kalban stressed on the great support DHA offers to this conference which comes as a solid confirmation to its strategy of supporting continuing-education and training for doctors in different fields of science and medical disciplines, to ensure the provision of the best integrated healthcare levels, which contribute to the achievement of health security and sustainable development in the medical sector.

During his opening speech, delivered on behalf of H.E. Engr. Essa Al Haj Al Maidoor, Dr. Ahmad bin Kalbanstressed out the rapid developments witnessed by the medical sectorover the past few years, and how it had contributed significantly to enabling full-recovery opportunities for patients in Dubai's health institutions. He pointed out that in spite of the remarkable developments in various medical sciences, the need is still there for carrying more researches and studies on many diseases that still await healing treatments.

Dr. Ahmad bin Kalbanalso referred to the efforts made by DHA under the guidance of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice President, Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai, to develop healthcare services in general, including the departments of anesthesia in all hospitals with a focus on training doctors to implement and use modern technologies in anaesthesia and pain relief.

From his side, Dr. Mansour Nadhari, the Conference Chairman and the Consultant & Head of Anaesthesia Department at Rashid Hospital - Trauma Centre said: "Every year,the scientific committee strives to highlightrecent developments in cutting-edge research and innovative medical applications in Anaesthesia. This year,in the 8thedition of the Dubai Anaesthesia, we decided to concentrate on achieving and establishing airway control which leads to effective ventilation and oxygenation. For that,we havesetup a dedicated venue that we called the 'Airway Village.'There, we will be focusing on airway-management guidelines and the latest technologies,while providing hands-on training opportunities. Anesthesiologists and specialists will be able to learn about- and to try - the latest techniques and equipment used in airway management in intensive care and emergency medicine,under the supervision of highly qualified specialists and anesthesiologists."

Dr. Mansour continued on saying: "The airway village is basically a platform to introduce new technologies and devices to ourparticipants and to give them thechance to thoroughly try them out. This is very importantas some of these technologies and equipment are becoming the new standard,eventually increasing to the safety levels in our field."

Dr. Mansour concluded: "There is no doubt that Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition has witnessed tremendous improvement and growth from year to year, judgedby the number of local, regional, and international participants that is steadily increasing each year, and the international recognition the conference is gaining year after year. I want also to highlight that Dubai Anaesthesia is witnessing a considerable participation of specialists coming from Europe, United States and Australia."

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From his side, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of the Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition said: "INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions launched the Dubai Anaesthesia conference and exhibition in 2005 in Dubai, to be the first event specialized in Anesthesiology and its related topics in the region. With steady steps, Dubai Anaesthesia has become an outstanding platform where all specialists can work together for a better response to the patients' needs and a better and safe healthcare services while following the best practices and innovative theories in Anaesthesia and Pain Management."

Dr. Al Madani added: "Dubai Anaesthesia Conference attracts the worlds' most prominent scientists, specialists and experts in Anesthesiology and gives them the opportunity to discuss the latest innovations and trends that might increase the chances of healing and eliminate pain and improve healthcare services.I am also confident that the agenda of this conference presents lots of benefits to the participants and in return will reflect positively on hospitals, medical clinics in the UAE and most importantly patients."

Dr. Al Madani also announced that there are more than 25 speakers participating this year from the UAE and other countries, who came to share their latest researches and experiences. He also mentioned that they are expecting more than 2,000 visitors and participants for the conference and exhibition.  

"I would like to sincerely welcome all participating doctors and specialists who are attending this edition of Dubai Anaesthesia. I truly admire their valuable participation in this conference who are keen to learn from the experts and discuss the opportunities of eliminating the side effects of Anaesthesia and discuss the danger that most practitioners confront at hospitals and healthcare centers." Concluded Dr. Abdul Salam

Dubai Anaesthesia Conference and Exhibition is considered the leading specialized Anaesthesia and pain management event in the MENA Region, and it has been instrumental in bringing together physicians, scientists, clinicians & educators to discover new technologies and techniques for professional development. In addition to that, the conference offers 16 credit hours accredited by Ministry of Health in the UAE and Dubai Health Authority.

Dubai Anesthesia is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organisation Est. - member of INDEX Holding, with the support of Dubai Health Authority, and it is privileged by the Diamond Sponsorship of NSC and ROTEM and Platinum Sponsorship of Mundi Pharma, and Gold Sponsorship of Cook Medical and Maquet.

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