The 4th Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress to be held in November 18 June 2013
Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, in cooperation with the Emirates Cardiac Society (ECS), will organize the 4th Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress and the 1st Pediatric Cardiology Meeting from 7 to 9 November 2013 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City. The 2 conferences are supported by Dubai Health Authority, Dubai Healthcare City and the Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Academic Medical Center.
Dr. Alawi Alsheikh Ali, President of the Emirates Cardiac Society and Chairperson of the congress said: ECSC 2013 will provide a rich platform to update the delegates on recent advances in the ever-changing field of cardiovascular diseases. A comprehensive scientific programme will be led by international faculty from the UAE, the region, and abroad. The congress will address key topics including plenary sessions on coronary artery disease, cardiovascular prevention, valvular heart disease, cardiac arrhythmia and electrophysiology, coronary and valvular intervention and late-breaking clinical trials from recent international meetings. Joint sessions with leading international professional organizations are planned. In addition, workshops will run in parallel to the scientific programme, which will focus on EP/Arrhythmia, Preventive Cardiology, ECG for the Allied Health Professional, IVUS, ECMO for the Perfusionists, Echocardiography, Smoking Cessation and other topics.
"The Emirates Cardiac Society has an ambitious vision to promote cardiovascular health in the UAE and a mission focused on education, community engagement, research and collaboration. Our annual congress is a critical part of our mission and a valuable and unique opportunity to interact and network with cardiovascular professionals and key opinion leaders from the UAE and the region." Dr. Al Alawi added.
On the other hand, Prof. Najib Al Khaja, Secretary General, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, said: Organizing such conferences comes within the framework of the fulfillment of the Award’s obligations towards the field of the continuing medical education with the aim of improving the performance of the healthcare professionals locally, regionally and internationally.
"I am so proud of the Emirates Cardiac Society which plays a vital role in developing the preventive, diagnosis and treatment methods in that field of Medicine, within the UAE, particularly the professional performance of the cardiovascular doctors and surgeons", he added.
"It is out of my pleasure to invite all the cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, physicians, nursing staff, ECG technicians, medical residents and medical students to participate in the congress which is expected to achieve all the success, especially after the previous succeeded 3 congresses organized by the Society since 2010", Al Khaja added.
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