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Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences

Dr. Khaled Al-Nuaimi

Dubai hosts the 6th Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Conference & Exhibition “MEIDAM” in the presence of 1,500 doctors from 41 countries.

Under the patronage of Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, the activity of the Sixth Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Conference & Exhibition “MEIDAM” will be launched on the 23rd of this month, in the presence of 1,500 doctors, from 41 countries, and with the support of the Dubai Health Authority, the Ministry of Health And Prevention, and the Abu Dhabi Department of Health. This is the first conference in which this large number of doctors will participate after recovery and life returning to normal post Coronavirus pandemic, and days before the start of the EXPO 2020 global event hosted by Dubai.

The conference will host 164 regional and international lecturers, including speakers from the World Health Organization, and there will be 6 parallel scientific programs over three days. For the sixth year in a row, at the conference premises there will be a clinic licensed by the health authorities in Dubai, in which injections and cosmetic procedures will be performed throughout the days of the conference, with a total of 6 workshops per day. The conference will also include workshops and scientific programs for scientific partners such as the Saudi Society of Dermatology and Dermatologic Surgery and other associations such as the Pakistan Association of Dermatologist and other regional and international associations and societies.

Dr. Khaled Al-Nuaimi, the conference president, stated, “The most important characteristic of this year’s conference is the presence of the World Health Organization as a scientific partner, and the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees as a humanitarian partner to which the conference allocated part of its income to support the UNHCR in its humanitarian programs in some Arab countries.”

As well the conference will discuss the latest developments related to dermatology and cosmetic medicine after the Coronavirus pandemic, and new treatments that have been proposed for incurable skin diseases such as psoriasis and vitiligo, in addition to laser devices and devices related to plastic medicine and surgery.

Dr. Al-Nuaimi informed that on the sidelines of the conference, a meeting of officials from training programs in the GCC countries will be held, and an interactive workshop will be held with doctors from different Arab countries to exchange opinions and experiences to provide doctors with sufficient skills, refine their knowledge and develop their capabilities about the best global methods used in plastic surgery and dermatology by the pioneers in dermatology field.

In turn, His Excellency Abdulla Bin Souqat, Executive Director of Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences, said, “The Award has been keen, since its launch, and under the directives of the Late Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, may his soul Rest in Peace, to support serious and purposeful medical conferences, to broaden the knowledge of the doctors in the UAE and the Arab countries. The Award annually supports many medical conferences in addition to providing an annual budget dedicated to supporting medical research in the UAE.”

Bin Souqat confirmed that the Award will proceed with its scientific programs in order to stimulate the medical sector with all its specialties and ramifications in the UAE, the Arab world and the world at large, as per the approach set by the Late Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, may his soul Rest in Peace.

He emphasized that the Award is now considered one of the most prominent medical awards on the local, regional and global levels, seeking to motivate medical staff to provide the highest medical services, by honoring scientists who contribute to medical services all over the world.

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