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Attend the two day scientific program and third day of workshops and earn up to18.00 CME Hours !Attend the two day scientific program and third day of workshops and earn up to18.00 CME Hours !
 
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Past Conferences

 




The 6th Medication Safety Conference, supported by Abu Dhabi Health Company (SEHA) was held from November 22nd to 24th, 2013 at Intercontinental Hotel, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The conference was accredited by the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi for 17.25 Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours and 25.25 for Continuing Education Unit (CEU)s accredited by the official providers of ACPE at Northeast Ohio University.

The conference was chaired by Dr. Sahar Abu Omar, Corporate Clinical Effectiveness Manager at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA) and was the 6th installment of the extremely successful Medication Safety series.The event hosted over 950 delegates from the GCC and region, providing the region's delegates to learn from the highly renowned faculty of speakers who converged on Abu Dhabi to share recent updated and highlight medication safety best practices.

The conference exhibition showcased leading edge medication safety technological initiatives, provided delegates with important updates and provided the regional and international pharmaceutical industry an opportunity to share key advancements in the field. 

The keynote speakers included representatives from:

  • Dr. Paul Abramowitz, Cheif Executive Officer , American Society of Health System Pharmacists (ASHP), USA
  • Dr. Jeannell Mansur, Practice Leader of Medication Safety at Joint Commission International 
    (JC, USA)
  • Dr. Chris Fortier, Manager of Pharmacy Support, Medical University of South Carolina, US
  • Dr. Masood Farooki, Senior Pharmacy Supervisor, Saudi Aramco Medical Services Organization, KSA
  • Dr. Osama Tabbara, Senior Director of Department of Pharmacy Services, UAE
  • Dr. Brian Thornley, Executive Director, Global Supply Chain and Management, MerckMSD, USA
     

The high-calibre faculty of speakers re-affirmed the capital's achievements and recognition for its top-class Medication Safety implementations and ongoing advancements.

Download Program and Report from the 6th Medication Safety Conference, November 2013.

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The 5th Medication Safety Conference, supported by Abu Dhabi Health Company (SEHA) was held
from November 15th to 17th, 2012 at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates. The conference was held alongside the International Medication
 Safety Network (IMSN) Annual Meeting, marking the first time for the organization to hold its annual meeting in the MENA (Middle East and North Africa) region. 

 

The conference was chaired by Dr. Sahar Abu Omar, Corporate Clinical Effectiveness Manager at Abu Dhabi Health Services Company PJSC (SEHA) and was the 5th installment of the extremely successful Medication Safety series.The event hosted over 850 delegates from the GCC and region, providing the region's delegates to learn from the highly renowned faculty of speakers who converged on Abu Dhabi to share recent updated and highlight medication safety best practices.

 

The conference exhibition showcased leading edge medication safety technological initiatives, provided delegates with important updates and provided the regional and international pharmaceutical industry an opportunity to share key advancements in the field. 

 

The keynote speakers included representatives from:

  • Dr. Michael Cohen, President and CEO , Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), USA
  • Dr. Allen Vaida, Vice President, Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), USA
  • Dr. Jeannell Mansur, Practice Leader of Medication Safety at Joint Commission International 
    (JC, USA)
  • Dr. Stanley Kent, Immediate Past President, American Society for Health-System Pharmacists
  • Dr. Scott Knoer, Director of Pharmacy, Cleveland Clinic, USA
  • Dr. Abdullah Humaidan, Saudi Food and Drug Authority, KSA
  • Dr. Ghada Al Barakati, Consultant, KSA
     

 

The high-calibre faculty of speakers re-affirmed the capital's achievements and recognition for its top-class Medication Safety implementations and ongoing advancements.

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The 4th Medication Safety Conference, supported by Abu Dhabi Health Company (SEHA) was held
 on April 29th & 30th, 2011 at the InterContinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

The conference was chaired by Dr. Sohail Fitieh, Head of Pharmacy Services, Mafraq Hospital and
was the 4th installment of the extremely successful Medication Safety series.The event hosted over 700 delegates from the GCC and region, including pharmacists, physicians, nurses, students and other healthcare professionals devoted to patient safety and in particular medication safety best practices.

The conference covered technological advances in medication safety, provided updates on best international practices and regulations and explored the ever-evolving risk management strategies dealing with high alert medications, human factors engineering in medication safety and emerging medication errors analysis.

The keynote speakers included representatives from:

  • Dr. David U, President, Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), Canada
  • Dr. Jeannell Mansur, Practice Leader of Medication Safety at Joint Commission International
    (JC, USA)
  • Dr. Christian Hartman, Founder and President of the American Society of Medication Safety Officers
  • Dr. David Cousins, Head of Safe Medication Practices, National Patient Safety Agency ,UK

The noted speakers and many other regional leaders helped the capital in garnering international acclaim and recognition for its top-class Medication Safety implementations.

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The 3rd Medication Safety Conference

The 3rd Medication Safety Conference, supported by SEHA (Abu Dhabi Health Services Company) was held on April 10th & 11th, 2010 at the Fairmont Bab-Al-Bahr Hotel, Between the Bridges, in Abu Dhabi.

The event hosted over 500 delegates from the GCC and region, including pharmacists, physicians, nurses, students and other healthcare professionals devoted to patient safety and in particular medication safety best practices.

The event drew a prestigious faculty of internationally renown speakers to Abu Dhabi, where they provided delegates with up-to-date research and strategies, helping increase delegates’ awareness of critical safety issues and provided top-quality scientific material.

The keynote speakers included representatives from:

  • Dr. David U, President, Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP), Canada
  • Dr. Allen Vaida, Vice President, Institute of Safe Medication Practices (ISMP)
  • Dr. David Cousins, Head of Safe Medication Practices, National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) ,UK

The noted speakers and many other regional leaders helped the capital in garnering international acclaim and recognition for its top-class Medication Safety implementations.

Download Program and Report from the 3rd Medication Safety Conference, April 2010

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The 2nd Medication Safety Conference

The capital’s second Medication Safety Conference set out with a focus on addressing the challenges of medication safety in the region will explore the topic in relation to healthcare institutional frameworks and legislative requirements.

The conference was supported by Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and chaired by Dr. Adeline Saliba, Medication Safety Officer at Tawam Hospital (in affiliation with Johns Hopkins Medicine). The event, organized by Synovetics, took place on April 18th and 19th, 2009 at Al Ain Rotana.

The two day scientific program focused on identifying, designing and evaluating practices that eliminate or mitigate the effects of medication error, and system-related risks and hazards. Multiple perspectives including those of the patient, the physician and the health authorities were addressed at the conference. Both international and national perspectives were presented with a strong focus on remedial action and best practice measures.

The conference was instrumental to the healthcare community as patient safety had begun to emerge as a serious global public health issue and medication errors proved the most fundamental challenge facing the health sector.

Participants of the event received continuing medical education (CME) hours, which are mandated to enable healthcare professionals to continually upgrade their knowledge while meeting requirements for the future renewal of their professional licenses.

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