Arab Health hosts over 68 educational sessions for medical practitioners in first three days

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  • Hands-on Training Zone focused on advanced techniques with the latest state-of-the-art equipment across different modalities
  • CME conferences provided medical practitioners with a platform to update or further improve competence, skills and knowledge
  • Healthcare Business Seminar put the spotlight on the current international healthcare business environment and the future landscape of the industry

 Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 31 January 2018 – Day 3 of Arab Health 2018 – the largest gathering of healthcare and trade professionals in the MENA region – wrapped up today, delivering a number of training sessions designed to equip healthcare professionals and delegates with practical tools that can be applied to their industry.

Building on the success of the Hands-on Training Zone introduced in 2017, the 43rd edition of the exhibition hosted over 49 training sessions over the last 3 days, with 19 more set to take place on the final day. Held by leading healthcare providers, medical device companies and medical experts, the sessions focused on advanced techniques with the latest state-of-the-art equipment across different modalities including Esthetic And Conservative Dentistry, Operating Room Risk Management, Ultrasound, Endoscopy, Medication Management, Proton Therapy, Interventional Cardiology, Fusion Imaging and Augmented Reality.

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Specialty healthcare organisation, Leader Healthcare, in partnership with experts from CAE Healthcare, delivered a simulation on augmented reality in order to train healthcare professionals on how to harness the power of this technology to improve medical outcomes.

“The Hands-on Training Zone allowed our experts to teach best practices in medicine, using advanced augmented reality products that closely simulate a real medical environment. Our sessions included a maternity simulator which prepares healthcare professionals for complications experienced during childbirth, as well as an ultrasound simulator that helps professionals practice an ultrasound examination through AR solutions,” said Sukhdeep Sachdev, Chief Executive Officer, Leader Healthcare.

Leader Healthcare will also provide visitors with the opportunity to experience the power of Real CPR Help in virtual reality with the new ZOLL CPR training application, ZOLL AED 3, at stand H4 D30.

In addition, Arab Health 2018 hosted a number of Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited conferences as part of the Congress, providing medical practitioners with a platform to update or further improve competence, skills and knowledge within their specific discipline.  Each scientific conference at the Arab Health Congress, taking place until 1 February 2018 is provided by the Cleveland Clinic Centre for Continuing Education – a non-profit, multi-specialty academic medical centre that integrates clinical and hospital care with research and education.

Delegates, exhibitors and visitors also attended the Healthcare Business Seminar that focused on the current healthcare business environment and the future landscape of the industry. Each day, the seminar highlighted a specific country that is making an impact in the medical devices and products industry, which is a new feature throughout Arab Health 2018. Over the past two days, the KSA, Northern Ireland and Turkey were highlighted as part of this initiative, with the final day hosting a Germany Business forum.

“With the healthcare sector constantly and rapidly developing, CME continues to play a key part in all medical practitioners’ careers. Arab Health and the Congress held in parallel has developed every year to ensure that all conferences presented comprise of valuable and up-to-date topics that are relevant to the medical disciplines being addressed. New advances, research and technologies are also highlighted to better inform and equip those attending, making Arab Health 2018 a knowledge hub for the industry,” concluded Dr. Muhammad Wasif Alam, Director Public Health and Safety Department, Dubai Health Authority-Head Quarter.

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