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Under the patronage of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical ‎Sciences Dubai hosts the largest gathering of Orthopaedic Doctors and Experts 31 October 2021
Under the patronage of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for ‎Medical Sciences, the Emirates Orthopaedic Society of the Emirates Medical Association is organizing the 9th ‎Emirates International Orthopaedic Congress, which is held from 4 to 6 November 2021 at the Mövenpick ‎Grand Hotel Al Bustan Dubai (Airport), in the presence of more than 600 consultants, doctors, nurse and ‎technician from the UAE and the region.‎
Dr. Ali Al Suwaidi, Consultant Orthopedic surgeon and President of the Emirates Orthopedic Society, ‎emphasized the importance of holding this global event in Dubai.  The happening of this Congress is ‎important especially after the country’s recovery from the Covid-19 pandemic and the negative ‎repercussions of the pandemic on doctors experiencing shortages in obtaining the required Credit Hours to ‎renew their respective licenses for practicing their profession.  Dr. Al Suwaidi pointed out that the three-day ‎Congress will be very important for Orthopaedic practitioners that can obtain up-to 23.5 CME Credit Hours ‎from the Dubai Health Authority.‎
Sixty-four regional and international lecturers will present in this Congress coming from 14 countries ‎including Europe, the USA, Australia and India.  The agenda consists of 88 scientific lectures over three days ‎in addition to 4 hands-on workshops and 5 industry related symposiums.‎
Dr. Ali Al Suwaidi added that the Congress aims to position Dubai as a regional and global medical treatment ‎hub and consolidate this thrive in developing healthcare professionals and creating an incubating ‎environment for experts and researchers.  The interest in providing this incubating environment generated ‎the development of healthcare services to all segments of the society.  Organizing Conferences and ‎Congresses by attracting global experts, made of Dubai an important center for hosting Congresses and has ‎positively impacted the healthcare services in the Emirates.‎
The Congress will review the latest developments related to Orthopaedics, Endoscopy and Robot-Assisted ‎Joint Replacement, with the unconditional participation of 18 of the most concerned pharmaceutical, implants ‎and medical device manufacturers in the field of Orthopaedics.‎
His Excellency Abdulla Bin Souqat, Executive Director of the Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award ‎for Medical Sciences, confirmed the Award’s support for all specialized Congresses aiming at providing ‎specialized doctors in the UAE in particular and the GCC in general with global expertise, skills and updates ‎through their interaction with peer counterparts from the Western and European countries, stressing the ‎need to bridge the gap resulting from The COVID-19 pandemic halting of the physically attended ‎Congresses.‎
His Excellency added that The Award has a specialized committee that evaluates the Congresses seeking its ‎support.  Evaluation includes both the scientific content and the faculty presenting in addition to the ‎workshops that will take place during the activity with the number of credit hours.  The Award has a ‎dedicated budget to support the Continuous Medical Education through Conferences and Congresses created ‎by the late Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, may his Soul Rest in Peace.‎
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