40 Universities from the MENA Region Participate in DUPHAT 2016
Dubai – United Arab Emirates,16th of March, 2016: The 21st Edition of DUPHAT Conference and Exhibition resumes on its second day at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with a remarkable participation from pharmacists, drug manufacturers, and suppliers who were keen to know about the latest updates in the pharmaceutical industry. DUPHAT conference has witnessed this year a notable participation of 1000 students from 40 universities, pharmaceutical colleges, and 20 schools in the scientific activities held parallel to the conference.
In this scope, Dr. Ali Al Sayed, Director of Pharmaceutical Services Department at the Dubai Health Authority and the Conference Chairman said: “DUPHAT continues to be the most sought after platform for professional interaction among pharmacy professionals. It is also an event most aspired by students as well as academicians. Year after year, DUPHAT continues to cement its position as the most important event in the pharmaceuticals industry calendar, thanks to keynote speakers and prominent presenters from all over the world whose experiences and knowledge have been critically important to enriching attendees’ experiences.”
“DUPHAT has always been supporting professional competition and creativity when it comes to students. We are striving to develop the creative skills and innovations in research through the scientific competitions and poster presentations hosted by DUPHAT every year. This year, we were very pleased to receive the biggest participation from schools and universities in DUPHAT scientific activities, since its inception,” Dr. Ali Al Sayed added.
The scientific program for DUPHAT this year was quite rich, featuring a number of specialized scientific sessions that covered pressing issues in the pharmaceutical filed; in addition to workshops and poster presentations. All of which were delivered by speakers and specialists including deans, university professors, consultants, and seniors from prestigious international pharmaceutical associations.
In addition to that, the running parallel exhibition featured the latest and most up to date technologies in the pharmaceutical industry. Novaltia Solutions, a Spanish company specialized in providing pharmaceutical solutions and products, showcased during DUPHAT the OSR Shuttle robot. Dubbed the heart of the modern warehouse, the OSR Robot is on display, operating on Novaltia’s stand to better-demonstrate its capabilities and possibilities. Such solution is currently operating in 16 thousands location around the world, none of them in the Middle East. This advanced solution offers efficient, fast, and error-free picking and buffering.
DUPHAT conference and exhibition is held 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, and it is organized yearly by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions Organization Est. – member of INDEX Holding with the support of a number of local and international organizations. DUPHAT is considered one of the largest events dedicated to the pharmaceutical field and related technologies, as it is approved and accredited by the Ministry of Health in the UAE, in addition to a number of international scientific organizations specialized in this field.