Hospital Visits

There are several hospital and health institution site visits that will take place on 8 November and 11 November. Hospital visits are not included in the delegate registration and must be booked and paid for in advance. The fee is USD 35. Slots are very limited so we suggest you register early. You can sign-up for any of them when you register for the Congress. Only congress participants can join the site visits. 

If you already registered for the Congress and want to sign-up for a hospital visit, please contact [email protected].   

Dubai

Transportation will be arranged and the assembly point is at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DWTC). Departure time on 8 Nov (Tue) is at 13:00 and you will return at DWTC at 17:00. The actual length of the visit is up to 2 hours plus travel time of 30 minutes per way. 

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Al Jalila Foundation, a global healthcare philanthropic organisation dedicated to transforming lives, was founded by His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the United Arab Emirates (UAE) and Ruler of Dubai in April 2013, to position Dubai and the UAE at the forefront of medical innovation.

Al Jalila Foundation supports medical treatment for individuals unable to afford quality healthcare; provides scholarships to nurture a home-grown generation of medical professionals and supports ground-breaking research that addresses health challenges prevalent in the region: cancer, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes, obesity and mental health. In response to the COVID-19 global pandemic, Al Jalila Foundation expanded its research portfolio to address the coronavirus and other emerging diseases affecting mankind.

In August 2020, His Highness Sheikh Mohammed inaugurated the Mohammed Bin Rashid Medical Research Institute, a AED 300 million multi-disciplinary research centre established by Al Jalila Foundation to be a beacon of hope for the UAE and the Arab region.

In April 2021, Al Jalila Foundation announced plans to establish the UAE’s first cancer charity hospital ‘Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital’ to help patients in need.

Al Jalila Foundation is one of 33 member organisations under the Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives which embodies the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum to improve the Arab world through humanitarian, developmental and community work.

Al Jalila Foundation is part of Dubai Academic Health Corporation, the UAE’s first integrated academic health system, working to advance health for humanity.

Attendees will tour Al Jalila Foundation and visit the Mohamed Bin Rashid Medical Research Institute, followed by a presentation about the Hamdan Bin Rashid Cancer Charity Hospital being developed by Al Jalila Foundation.

Website: https://www.aljalilafoundation.ae/ 

Details coming soon.

Dubai Hospital was established in 1983 and is currently a 610 bed hospital with 424 inpatient beds and 186 daycare services. Dubai hospital has more than 26 medical and surgical specialties and several subspecialties that include highly advanced critical care units.

The hospital’s 24/7 Emergency Department has highly specialized staff and advanced biomedical equipment. Dubai Hospital provides unique services such as nuclear medicine which is a one-of-its kind service at a regional level. Some of the other specialized services are ophthalmology, oncology, nephrology, rheumatology and ENT services. Dubai Hospital is working closely with all internal and external stakeholders to ensure continued enhancement of its services.

Attendees will be able to tour Dubai Hospital’s DH OPD and Emergency Section. 

Website: https://www.dha.gov.ae

Mediclinic International first entered the Dubai healthcare market in 2007, with Mediclinic Middle East growing to become the largest provider of high quality private healthcare services in Dubai and now, following the combination with Al Noor Hospital Group in Abu Dhabi in 2016, the UAE.

Mediclinic Parkview Hospital, which opened on 22 September 2018, is the largest ever greenfield construction project undertaken by Mediclinic International across its entire portfolio of healthcare businesses on three continents. The hospital delivers the same international standard healthcare services and treatments that patients have come to expect from Mediclinic’s existing hospitals. Located in the rapidly growing “New Dubai” area on Umm Suqeim Road, close to the intersection with Sheikh Mohammed Bin Zayed Road, the hospital provides services to a currently estimated population of 800,000 UAE nationals and expatriates living in a 10km radius.

Attendees will be able to tour the hospital’s ED, Radiology, OPD, Sports Medicine and a ward. 

Website: https://www.mediclinic.ae/en/parkview-hospital

Note: Slots are fully booked as of 9 Sep 2022.

Rashid Hospital is a tertiary specialized academic hospital, which includes a state-of-the-art Emergency and Trauma Centre. It is a regional center of excellence for emergency and trauma care. The 762-bed hospital includes highly specialized surgical, medical, intensive care units, as well as operating theaters and clinical support services.

Rashid Hospital was established in March 1973.  It has undergone expansions to keep up with the growth in population and increase in patient numbers. It is a JCI accredited hospital since October 2007. Rashid Hospital provides emergency, in-patient and out-patient services to patients.

The hospital is one of busiest in the region, as it is highly recognized for its specialized trauma and emergency care services and receives patients not only from Dubai but also from the Northern Emirates with a 68-bed emergency department and is considered a major disaster facility for Dubai and the Northern Emirates.

The delegates will be given a tour of our state-of-the-art emergency & trauma center, the intensive care units and operation theatres.

Website: www.dha.gov.ae

Abu Dhabi

Transportation will be arranged and the assembly point is at Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre (DWTC). Departure time on 11 Nov (Fri) is at 13:30 and estimated return at DWTC is around 19:00. The actual length of the visit is up to 2 hours plus travel time of approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes per way.

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SSMC has been in operation since January, 2020, through a joint venture between Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA) and Mayo Clinic USA.  A major transformation is underway to develop SSMC into a destination medical center serving patients in the UAE and surrounding region with serious or complex diseases.  This is accomplished through the Mayo Clinic model of care where multidisciplinary teams of experts work together in an integrated medical practice supported by medical education and research.  The triad leadership model of physicians, administrators and nurses share accountability for each function. 

In this tour you will hear a presentation outlining the major elements of transformation underway, the model of care used to provide service to patients with high quality, the development of the education and research functions, and a glimpse of future campus expansion plans.  Following that a complete tour of the facilities will be provided including the following areas as available:

  • Campus overview
  • Outpatient Clinic
  • Projects underway to create destination medical center capabilities in Radiology, Cardiology and Laboratory
  • Inpatient units
  • Inpatient Radiology and Neuro Interventional Radiology
  • Electrophysiology Lab
  • Stem Cell Lab
  • Apheresis Unit
  • VIP space
  • New Radiation Therapy center

Website: https://ssmc.ae/ 

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi (CCAD) is a unique extension of the world-class Cleveland Clinic care model, adapted to the Middle East in partnership with Mubadala Health.  The 396-bed hospital focuses on providing high-complexity care including acting as a regional center of excellence for stroke, STEMI, and critical care.  Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi recently completed its 300th solid organ transplant and will open a new outpatient cancer center in November to support a rapidly growing cancer treatment program.  The facility was designed from the ground up to provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary care with a four-star hospitality experience, from spacious lobbies and private patient rooms, to translation services and enhanced food offerings.  As part of the 2025 vision, CCAD is focusing on precision medicine with the intention of leveraging the unique UAE ecosystem to inform care using omics and increase the personalization of the patient experience.

Visitors will hear an overview from hospital leadership, tour the iconic facility, and hear how CCAD is applying personalization to care in the middle east.

Website: https://www.clevelandclinicabudhabi.ae

Group discounts available