Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week to kick off from May 13

By Shilpa Annie Joseph, Official Reporter
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Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week 2024
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The inaugural edition of Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week (ADGHW) will take place from 13th to 15th May 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), under the theme ‘Accelerating the future of global healthcare.’

Under the patronage of HH Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of the Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the global event is set to convene a distinguished assembly of healthcare leaders, researchers, policymakers, specialists, investors, and entrepreneurs across the global healthcare and life sciences ecosystem.

Hosted by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, the always-on platform will witness a true gathering of pioneering minds and a powerful network of 5,000 attendees, 1,000 delegates, 200 speakers, and 100 exhibitors.

Noura Khamis Al Ghaithi-Abu Dhabi DoH
Dr. Noura Khamis Al Ghaithi
Abu Dhabi DoH

“Focused on driving collaboration on priority topics, ADGHW aims to explore the shift from healthcare to health providing experts with a platform to exchange knowledge and experiences on crucial topics such as, aging populations, non-communicable diseases, mental health and other common challenges as well as driving a bold conversation on proactive healthcare delivery. Centralized around driving impact, we aim through ADGHW to co-design tangible outcomes and transformative initiatives with global players to foster responsible innovation and pave the way for a healthier tomorrow for all.”

“Abu Dhabi has a track record of excellence and fast-growing, future-forward, data-enabled healthcare services. A platform such as ADGHW spearheads a global effort to accelerate innovation and the development of novel approaches while making proactive health based on prediction, prevention, and early intervention a global priority,” Dr. Al Ghaithi added.

During the first day of ADGHW, the program will witness the Health Leaders Forum which will welcome around 200 VIPs including ministers and public officials, CEOs, international investors, innovators, heads of multilateral organizations, leading experts across science, health, and medicine to focus on how to tackle the changes and challenges of global health.

Furthermore, throughout the three-day event, the Future Health Summit will host keynote speeches, panel sessions, and discussions about themes central to the healthcare industry, focusing on creating impact on an individual, community, and global level. The themes range from Artificial Intelligence (AI) to microbiomes, regenerative medicine, longevity, and covering genomics to a fast-growing center for preventative and precision medicine.

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