The Dubai Health Forum last week concluded its two-day event with more than 2,500 participants from ministers, doctors, health leaders and decision-makers from around the world.
Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, the forum discussed a number of topics related to family and community health, Focusing on the patient, public health, sustainable economy, technology and innovation, youth and health care (investment in the younger generation).
The forum was attended by HE Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of Dubai Health Authority, HE Thani Bin Ahmed Al Zaidi, Minister of Climate Change and Environment in the UAE, and HE Dr. Mohammed Bin Abdullah Al Khalifa, Chairman of the Supreme Council of Health, For the organization of professions and health services in the Kingdom of Bahrain, and Ghassan Hasbani, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Health of Lebanon, Minister of Health and Social Justice of Kerala, Huda Al Hashimi, Assistant Director General of the Prime Minister’s Office for Strategy and Innovation in the UAE, and a number of officials, health leaders, doctors, experts and executives of major international companies.
The Lebanese artist Elissa also participated in the session dedicated to raising awareness about breast cancer. She reviewed her personal experience in living with the disease, how to properly nourish during treatment, and the importance of adopting a healthy lifestyle and early detection of the disease.
In 62 open sessions, the forum discussed a range of issues, innovations and health initiatives by 42 speakers focused on the importance of linking health to sustainable development goals, gender balance in health care, maintaining public health and safety during conflict, predicting communicable diseases in the age of artificial intelligence, The challenges in the face of rationalization of spending, artificial intelligence and robotics in the health sector, shifts in the world of digital health, the future of technology and jobs, and innovation in women’s health.
The forum also discussed environmental changes in health forecasting, quantitative computing in health care, Dubai Health Fitness Index, Block Qin Health Care Management System, Dubai Health Facility Performance Management System, prevention programs and healthy lifestyles, innovative medical education, After, health investment, public-private partnership, continuing education of pharmacy, improve clinical practice through cloud computing, innovation in Qin Block techniques and its uses in the insurance sector, artificial intelligence applications in disease detection.
The forum, for the first time at the level of the health sector in the country, has witnessed the work of Hakathon Dubai Health, which lasted for 30 hours, during which it focused on discussing all issues related to stakeholders, Commission on its implementation.