400 experts attend Tawam paediatrics meet
Al Ain, April 27, 2010
A total of 400 delegates attended an international paediatrics conference organised recently by Tawam Hospital, in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine in Al Ain.
The three day fourth annual International Pediatrics Conference, held at the Al Ain InterContinental Hotel, was expanded this year from three to nine separate workshops.
The workshops were led by 16 specialists from the US, Europe, the UAE, and other Mena countries presenting the most recent findings, issues and challenges in the field of pediatrics.
Advances in the management of general pediatrics, and the latest breakthroughs in a number of subspecialties including neonatal care and hematology oncology, were also discussed.
“We have worked together for several months to put together an exciting and focused agenda, and we believe it has been an interesting, challenging and educational experience for our guests,” said Gregory F Schaffer, CEO, Tawam Hospital.
“This conference brought together specialized pediatricians, residents, and other healthcare professionals in the field of pediatrics. It has also facilitated the exchange of knowledge and information, which will further enhance the quality of care provided to the children of the UAE,” he added.
Dr Aiman Rahmani, chairman, department of pediatrics and neonatology, said: “Again this year, we welcomed a number of prominent speakers from Johns Hopkins Medicine in the US, and a number of talented physicians from right here in the UAE, and as well as other colleagues from the international medical community.”
“Tawam Hospital’s goal has always been to create an information conduit between regional and international pediatric specialists so that we can all share our knowledge and experiences for the improvement of healthcare delivery in the region. The first three events were so successful and well received, we had to increase the number of workshops,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service
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