Awards Centre

Grand Hamdan International Award
The Grand Hamdan International Award is unique in that it not only awards quality but also dedication to the alleviation of the sufferings of humanity through research and exemplary service.
The major deciding factor will be a research breakthrough in the subject selected for the award, having the potential to have a major impact on healthcare delivery. These could be through the invention of novel surgical equipment or technique, the discovery of a new mode of therapy or new drugs that lead to a decrease in mortality and /or morbidity related to a particular surgical procedure or disease.
Universities, research centers, science institutions and individual physicians and scientists can nominate for this award. One or more individuals who worked together to produce the nominated work can apply for the Award.
in the filed of: Musculoskeletal Disorders
The prize amount is AED Two hundred fifty thousand (AED 250.000) (US$68.000)
Rules and Regulations
Nomination should include the following:
  1. A letter of nomination from a nominating body.
  2. Typed current Curriculum Vitae detailing the nominee's academic background, experience, previous positions, and listing all published work.
  3. The nominee's office and home mailing addresses, including telephones, fax, and e-mail
  4. Description of the nominated work. (Please highlight aspects of the work that indicate its relevance to the award objectives).
  5. Justification for nomination (Please provide evidence showing that the nominated work is scientifically outstanding and has had substantially benefited humans. Include all supporting evidence such as copies of peer reviews, external reports, and citations.)
  6. Previous awards, honours, or recognition received for nominated work (Please state the name, nature, source, and date of each.)
  7. Three recent colour photographs.
  8. Five copies of the whole dossier.
  • A review article on the nominated work (not to exceed 5000 words) shall be written and included in the dossier and shall be published in the Hamdan Medical Journal. A letter transferring copyright to the Hamdan Medical Journal and signed by all authors should accompany the application
  • The nomination will not be accepted if it does not meet all the above conditions.
  • Nomination papers/work submitted to the Executive Office shall not be returned, whether or not the nominee wins the Award.
  • The last date for receiving the completed nomination is 31st January, 2018
  • The winner's name(s) shall be announced in a press conference held in Dubai during December 2018, and the Award will be presented in an official ceremony to be held in Dubai in December, 2018.
  • The winner shall make an oral presentation, and shall submit an abstract of his presentation, a print version of the presentation not to exceed 1500 words, at the "10th Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences" which will be held during December, 2018.
  • The Award shall consist of:
  1. A trophy carrying the winner's name.
  2. A certificate in the winner's name containing the Award winning subject of the work.
  3. A sum of AED Two hundred fifty thousand (AED 250,000).
  • The winner shall be provided with a return business class air ticket, accommodation and visa to attend the Award Presentation Ceremony and Conference.