Dubai to host rhinology, otology conference
Dubai, January 14, 2014
More than 950 specialised physicians from around the world are set to take part in a rhinology and otology conference in Dubai starting tomorrow (January 15).
The Otolaryngology Division at the Emirates Medical Association has organised the eighth International Pan Arabfos Conference, the fourth Emirates Rhinology and Otology Conference, the third Arab and GCC Otology and Audiology Conference, and the inaugural Advanced Arab Academy of Audio-vestibular Conference, which will all run till January 17 at the Intercontinental Hotel, Dubai Festival City.
Dr Hussain Abdul Rahman, chairman of the conference, president of ORL, Head & Neck Society, Emirates Medical Association, stressed the importance of this conference, which is held every two years in one of the Arab countries.
He pointed out that this year’s session will feature 120 scientific papers, including 60 papers from the UAE and other Arab states.
“This would enrich the scientific sessions of the conference and benefit all participants, particularly in terms of exchanging expertise and experiences and provide the participants with the experience required to treat all diseases,” added Dr Rahman.
The conference will be preceded by four training workshops which will cover laparoscopic surgery for nasal sinuses and skull bases, cochlear implants, snoring and sleep apnea, dizziness and balance disorders. - TradeArabia News Service