WHCC Middle East Returns to Abu Dhabi, December 2012
Interviews from WHCC Middle East 2011
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Lord Ara Darzi, Chairman of Surgery, Imperial College London and the Institute for Global Health Innovation
Duke's Victor Dzau talks
innovation and health care
The 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress Middle EastA truly global health care event designed to meet the challenges facing health care in the Middle East and around the world.
The 3rd Annual World Health Care Congress Middle East (WHCC ME), co-sponsored by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi and the Abu Dhabi Tourism Authority, is the premier conference in the region and brings together over 600 health care, government and industry leaders from over 25 countries.
The health systems of the Middle East and the world are diverse and face specific local issues. They however increasingly face many common challenges. These challenges are also faced by health systems the world over, many of whom are pioneering innovative solutions. The World Health Care Middle East has been designed to present these global innovations, and to feature the best in local excellence addressing key regional issues.
In 2012 the Congress will focus on the following themes:
- Strategic and Practical Responses to Public and Population Health Challenges and Delivering the Health Care Prevention Agenda
- Developing a Coordinated Approach to the Management of Chronic Diseases
- Building the Human Capital Required to Deliver Healthcare Sustainably in the Middle East
- Defining and Implementing Standards for Health Care Quality and Patient Safety
- Improving Health Care Affordability through Public Private Partnerships (PPPs)
- Understanding the Opportunities in Post-conflict Health Infrastructure Redevelopment within the Middle East
- Using Mobile and Connected Health Care to Transform Through Innovation
The Congress presents the latest ideas in modern healthcare and features the World’s leading providers, payers and policy makers; Including: health ministers, leading government officials, hospital directors, health system and hospital providers, patient safety directors, disease management professionals and health and wellness experts, chief financial leaders, IT and mHealth innovators, decision makers from public and private insurance funds, investment and venture capital principals, pharmaceutical and biotech executives and consulting firm directors.
5 Key Reasons to Attend:
- To develop implementable strategies and solutions to the key health challenges facing the Middle East
- To share the experiences of leading global health systems and learn how to replicate their successes
- To participate in high level strategic keynote panel discussions and attend focused streams of detailed content
- To network with high level peers from across the Middle East and from around the World
- To hear the latest global innovations in mHealth and telemedicine at the World Connected Health Care Congress, co-located in Abu Dhabi
WHCC- ME Sponsorship Now Available
For More information call Ron Trznadel, Executive Vice President, Business Development, World Health Care Congress, Phone: 781-939-2432
See what attendees are saying about the World Health Care Congress Middle East
“WHCC Middle East is important because there’s a sharing of knowledge. There’s a huge appetite for innovation at the moment because of all the challenges facing health care systems.”
Lord Ara Darzi, Chairman of Surgery at Imperial College London and the Institute for Global Health Innovation
“We come from different parts of the world. We have different experiences. We have different successes and failures. Coming together we share our experiences, we share our successes and failures so that everybody goes back richer in experience and with a stronger network to talk to each other.”
Prof. Tan Ser Kiat, Group CEO, Singapore Health Services
“It is a great forum. Very essential in bringing people together to understand more about the different health systems in view of the current financial issues. It will open the venue to search for research projects and models of collaboration.”
H.E. Prof. Mohamed Jawad Khalifeh, Professor, Surgery, Head, General Surgery Division, American University of Beirut; Former Minister of Health Lebanon
“It is an innovative event where you understand the challenges and changes of health care systems in the MENA region and what are the elements you have to understand going forward in the planning of health care systems.”
Laila Al Jassmi, CEO-Health Policy & Strategy Sector Dubai Health Authority (DHA) United Arab Emirates
“Fantastic event! We had a very stimulating panel discussion with very pertinent questions from the audience. Thank you to the World Health Congress Care Middle East for organizing such an event. Highly recommended for Middle East leaders as well as those interested in the Middle East region.”
Hanan S. Al Kuwari, PhD, Managing Director, Hamad Medical Corporation, Qatar
“WHCC ME has brought together thought leaders from around the world and the level of presentations and dialogue has exceeded my expectations.”
Wright L. Lassiter III, CEO, Chief Executive Officer, Alameda County Medical Center and Highland Hospital USA
“The Congress brought the best ideas and thinking in global health care systems to the Middle East.”
Jeff Goldsmith, President, Health Futures, Inc.
“This is a critically important convocation of the leading health care thinkers in the Middle East. The experiences shared will play a central role in shaping the future of health care throughout the GCC.”
Bruce Merlin Fried, Bruce Merlin Fried, Esq. Partner, SNR Denton
“I attend many conferences during the year and this event, by far, is the best I’ve attended. The speakers are high caliber and the content is very future oriented. Very good.”
Edward Hillhouse, Chief Medical, Academic and Research Affairs, Hamad Medical Corp.
“I have attended the WHCC in both Washington, DC and now Abu Dhabi. I can now attest to its mission of providing a very unique and intimate venue in which to learn from and network with the brightest health care experts worldwide.”
Kryn D. Nitz, Managing Director, World Stem Cell Alliance