Summit highlights HR challenges in Arab health sector
Dubai, December 10, 2013
Challenges and advances in training and development of human resources in the Arab countries‘ health sectors were discussed at a conference in Dubai.
The three-day Arab Conference on New Trends in Hospital Administration was inaugurated by Dr Ahmed bin Kalban, CEO of Primary Healthcare Sector at the Dubai Healthcare Authority on Tuesday.
The conference was organised by The Arab Administrative Development Organization (ARADO) in corporation with the Mouwasat Group (Saudi Arabia) for medical services with the technical support for the conference was provided by WHO/EMRO.
Dr Kalban pointed out that human resources is crucial to ensure that patients receive international levels of health care and that in the medical field highly qualified professionals are needed for all specialties and subspecialties.
He stressed on the need to provide continuous medical education and promote an environment of training and education in the medical field.
Dr Kalban highlighted several of the DHA’s ongoing initiatives to promote continuous medical education in the health sector in Dubai.
Representatives from 15 countries took part in the congress, including the UAE, Jordan, Yemen, Tunisia, Algeria, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia, Sudan, Iraq, Egypt, Kuwait, Palestine, Libya, Oman and Somalia. - TradeArabia News Service