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Prof Farry Jeffrey

Bahrain hosts the first Gulf PSPCI conference 2020

MANAMA, 20 days ago

The BDA Centre for Medical Training is organising the patient safety PSPCI Conference 2020 in strategic partnership with King's Centre For Professional Development/UAE.
 
This conference, in cooperation with the Ministry of Health and the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA), is the first of its kind in Bahrain and GCC states. 
 
It will start on the first Thursday of October with a 4-day Programme, dedicating the first day to Covid-19 and the latest updates on tackling the virus and its various consequences.
 
The conference, which will be held virtually and titled "Webinar version" (Patient Safety: An Emphasis on Prevention & Control of Infection Conference), will be attended by 16 prominent speakers from Bahrain, the region and the world. 
 
They are Dr Jameela Al-Salman, Dr Azhar Nasseb, Dr Nehad Al Shirawi, Dr Sumaya Husain, and Dr Amal Al Sabbagh from Bahrain. From the United Kingdom, Prof Farry Jeffrey and Dr Hala Afifi. From Saudi Arabia, Dr Bishr Adnan, and Prof. Kamis Gaballah from Libya. From the United States, Dr Howard Scott and Dr Mark Schnitzer and Dr Adam Jurecki, and from Lebanon, Dr Georges Abi Zeid, and from Jordan Dr Haleama Al Sabbah, and from Iraq Dr Reem Saeed, and from Palestine Dr Layla Aiash.
 
Prof Jeffrey, Chairman of the Scientific Committee for the PSPCI conference, stressed the significance of this event in improving health care fields, and said that it coincides with WHO's celebration of the World Patient Safety Day and the Health Worker Safety Charter, praising the pioneering role and passionate commitment of Bahrain in promoting patient safety.
 
"We are also excited to promote the significant concept of patient safety as the core focus of implementing the principles of quality in healthcare, and we are fortunate to have speakers with us from all over the world to share their invaluable experiences and perspectives on this topic, achieve maximum benefit and create a safer healthcare environment that we create for current and future generations," Prof Jeffrey added.
 
PSPCI conference aims to Gain insights into current developments in patient safety as an essential element within patient safety, discuss the patient safety and future priorities and learning how they apply to one’s organisation, understand the need to improve investigations and develop more consistent regulation in patient safety, learn about the role of Patient Safety Collaborative, and discuss with colleagues the importance of involving and engaging patients in helping to improve services and ensure continuous quality improvement in healthcare.
 
In addition to that, the conference provides a platform for exchanging ideas about current patient safety priorities, learning about the role of the Patient Safety Collaborative, attend workshops discussing current priorities for patient safety and share insights into progress and next steps, In-depth understanding of PCI as a vitally important component of patient safety from across diverse sectors, network with colleagues, share experiences and contribute to broader thinking on improving patient safety and PCI in all healthcare settings.
 
The conference is exclusively aimed at quality directors in hospitals and health and medical facilities, heads of patient safety, medical and nursing directors, directors of infection prevention and control, infection control lead practitioners, specialist nurses, heads of pharmacy, surgeons, risk managers, in addition to academics, researchers and concerned parties. -- Tradearabia News Service
 



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