تحت رعاية سمو الشـــيخ حــمــدان بن راشـــد آل مــكـتوم، نائب حاكم دبي، وزير المالية، رئيس هيئة الصحة بدبي

Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority

Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference and Exhibition


09 - 11 March 2021
DICEC, Dubai

part of DUPHAT

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OCULAR GENETICS DISORDER IN MIDDLE EAST

OCULAR GENETICS DISORDER IN MIDDLE EAST
  • Date: Dec 30, 2020
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There has been an increase in the incidence of recessive ocular genetic disease in the Middle East region in the past few years due to a social preference for consanguinity (intrafamilial marriage), endogamy (intratribal marriage). Affected children are often homozygous for the recessive mutation. An ocular genetic disease which is common in the Middle East […]
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Ongoing Hunt For Covid-19 Vaccines In The MENA Region

Ongoing Hunt For Covid-19 Vaccines In The MENA Region
  • Date: Dec 07, 2020
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COVID-19, beyond the shadow of doubts, has immensely impacted the global economy negatively. Name any sector, be it healthcare, tourism, or retail, just like the Tsunami, Covid-19 eroded revenue and hampered the growth of the market size. The scenario in the MENA region is no different from other regions of the world.  However, as the […]
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UAE Regulatory Norms Governing AI In Healthcare

UAE Regulatory Norms Governing AI In Healthcare
  • Date: Dec 03, 2020
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Digitalization has transformed the world and is present in almost every field. A significant segment of digitalization is Artificial Intelligence. As per the World Economic Forum, AI is disrupting nearly every industry in every country. With many sectors employing artificial intelligence, healthcare is yet to achieve AI’s full potential. AI finds its way in the […]
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Middle East’s First Virtual Hospital In UAE

Middle East’s First Virtual Hospital In UAE
  • Date: Nov 29, 2020
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The year 2020 began with a global pandemic virus COVID – 19 outbreak. In this new world, following the COVID -19 safety protocol mostly means staying away from crowded places. To achieve this, various institutions have strengthened their virtual framework. Therefore recently, the world has seen a rapid increase in telemedicine, smart hospitals, and online […]
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Corona Crisis: Impact of COVID-19 in the UAE

Corona Crisis: Impact of COVID-19 in the UAE
  • Date: Nov 23, 2020
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The novel coronavirus COVID-19 (SARS-CoV-2) was declared a global pandemic on March 11, 2020, and since then, more than 35 million infected cases and over 1.05 million deaths have been registered worldwide. As of today, the USA, India, and Brazil have the highest number of infected cases, while European countries like the UK, Italy and […]
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Digital Healthcare Ecosystem in the Middle East

Digital-Healthcare-Ecosystem-in-the-Middle-East
  • Date: Oct 25, 2020
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A significant societal problem in the present time is inadequate quality of the health services. The problem persists worldwide, however, in developing or low-income geographies is more prevalent than the developed ones. Thus, worldwide rampant measures are underway by several governments to facilitate best-class healthcare services to its citizens. However, the path is arduous and […]
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The Fight Against Genetic Disorders in Arab Population

The-Fight-Against-Genetic-Disorders-in-Arab-Population
  • Date: Oct 07, 2020
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Arab countries witness high rates of infant mortality, morbidity, and physical and mental handicap. High prevalence of congenital and genetic disorders in the region are attributable to large family size, older age of parents, and high consanguinity rates. Some of the common genetic disorders prevalent in the Arab population are glucose-6-phosphate dehydrogenase deficiency (G6PD), haemoglobinopathies, […]
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UAE’s Booming Investment In The Healthcare Space

UAE’s Booming Investment In The Healthcare Space
  • Date: Sep 22, 2020
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The healthcare sector in the UAE region is experiencing significant growth. With the rapid urbanization of the country, demographic shift, modernization of people’s lifestyle, excessive tobacco consumption, and a looming burden of chronic lifestyle disease, the demand for value-based healthcare in the region is going through the roof. Furthermore, an influx of foreigners in the […]
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MENA: Can it become a prime hotspot for the healthcare sector?

MENA: Can it become a prime hotspot for the healthcare sector?
  • Date: Jan 26, 2020
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As a country grows economically, it brings immense growth and development. The Middle East is one of the best examples, which has showcased its ability from time immemorial. That said, the healthcare sector is not far behind; it is enjoying rapid progress and advancement. In the next ten years, it might be exponentially ahead of […]
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