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The 4th Middle East International Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine Conference and Exhibition (MEIDAM 2019) 19 September 2019
Al Qutami: Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine has become one of the most important specialized fields affecting the movement and market of medical tourism.
Dubai, 19 September 2019: On behalf of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, and Minister of Finance, President of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, The Director General of the Dubai Health Authority, inaugurated the 4th Middle East International Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine Conference and Exhibition (MEIDAM 2019) at the Intercontinental Hotel Dubai Festival City In the presence of 1500 doctors and specialists from different continents of the world.
At the beginning of his speech, His Excellency thanked His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum for sponsoring the conference as well as the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, for organizing the conference, stressing that the important value behind the conferences and forums lies in the exchange of expertise and experience, transfer of knowledge and the development of professional practices. This is what we are focusing on in the UAE and Dubai, as a unique interactive platform, for the world's developments in various fields, and as a sustainable forum for scientists, intellectuals and innovative minds.
His Excellency said that Dermatology and Aesthetic Medicine, has imposed itself strongly on the international health arena, has become one of the most important specialized areas affecting the movement and market of medical tourism.
This, in turn, reflects the growing demand for this type of medical service, particularly as skin diseases are associated with many other diseases, as well as the remarkable growth and demand for cosmetic and other complementary surgeries in various communities.
He pointed out that the area of demand for advanced technologies and modern therapies, associated with this medical specialization, has expanded, and increased with the roles of research centers, which have become in an ongoing challenge to provide scientific summaries of skin diseases, chronic and non-chronic, and other preventive and therapeutic and cosmetic drugs.
He added that this scene is seen by the Dubai Health Authority from an integrated perspective and a future vision, especially that the specialty of dermatology and plastic surgery, comes at the forefront of medical specialties most popular in the health tourism market in Dubai, not only because of the presence of hospitals, centers and clinics leading in this area, but only Dubai has a distinctive healing interface, making it a favorite for those seeking health and happiness.
In turn, Dr. Khaled bin Salim Al Nuaimi, Chairman of the conference, said that the success of the conference in the past three years has led to an increase in the proportion of international participants from the long established official associations specializing in dermatology and cosmetic medicine, starting from the Arab world, passing through New Zealand, China, Malaysia, Europe and the United States. US, Mexico, South America, Chile and South Africa
He added that it gives me great pleasure to announce to you today that the World Health Organization (WHO) has joined the conference as a global health participant and that the Arab Board of Health Specializations and the Arab Physicians Union have joined as scientific partners in addition to the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees - UNHCR, the King Salman Humanitarian Aid & Relief Centre and Al Maktoum Foundation for Charity and Humanitarian Affairs works as partners to the conference's humanitarian initiatives, including the Giving Initiative, which aims to spread the culture of giving among members and health workers in the region, coinciding with the declaration of our wise leadership on the Year of Tolerance, an approach and a lively approach in all aspects.
He said that the conference will discuss the latest developments of dermatology and cosmetic medicine, and anti-aging, and will be held various scientific workshops exceeding 79 workshops and 5 parallel scientific programs throughout the conference days by the most skilled and experienced experts in the world from specialists with a view to the latest technology and the latest findings His human science in the field of dermatology and cosmetic treatments is sponsored by leading international and local companies in this field.
He pointed out that the conference will include the launch of new medical treatments and cosmetics, and methods of treatment, for the first time, in the Middle East and North Africa and so is the United Arab Emirates, as you have always entrusted to the race for everything that will improve humanity and humanity.
Dr. Saad AlSogair, Vice-President of the Conference, delivered a speech in which he stressed that MEIDAM Conference was on a mission to honor dermatologists in the Arab world who have left a clear imprint in the sector, pointing out that the conference has been honoring every year a pioneer of dermatology and the 2019 pioneers award was presented to Professor Ridha Gharbi from Tunisia due to his contributions and innovations in the field of dermatology.