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Healthcare | Sunday 4 June, 2023 8:46 am |

Dubai Witnessed the Launch of the Second Edition of the First GIS Valves program in the Middle East & GCC

The GIS concluded today its second edition of the “Medical Educational program” which is the first of its kind in the MENA region, the program discussed the latest developments related to heart disease, cardiac and valve. The event was held from the 2nd to the 3rd of June at Conrad Hotel Dubai.


This unique event in the Middle East and North Africa was organized by ICOM Group and attracted more than 320 participants. 


This program was developed under the supervision of the Gulf Society by a group of experts from the GCC countries:  Dr. Rasha Al Bawardy (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Sondos Samargandy (Saudi Arabia), Dr. Ahmed Al Alshatty (Kuwait), Dr. Abdulrahman Al Nabti (Qatar), Dr. Arif Al Nooryani (UAE), Dr. Fahad Baslaib (UAE), Dr. Husain Noor (Bahrain) and Dr. Mohammed Al Mukhaini (Oman).


Specialists from the healthcare and cardiology field have discussed a number of topics: the acquisition of the latest technologies and treatments from around the world in the field of cardiac surgery and catheterization, the most prominent challenges facing the sector were presented along with live broadcasting over two consecutive days from a number of hospitals in the region including a special transmission from Al Qasimi Hospital in the UAE. 


The GIS provides an interactive scientific platform to share experiences among experts from around the world.


Since establishing the Gulf intervention society in 2018, GIS activities have seen a 70% year-on-year increase in attendance and participation. For more details regarding the upcoming annual conference, please visit the association's website gisonline.org.




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