Dubai, UAE – October 9th 2013 : The Ibin Sina Medical Centre, Ajman, a part of Anglo Arabian Healthcare have announced their partnership with Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, London (GSTT) to expand their popular Continuing Medical Education program for Medical and Dental healthcare professionals across the Emirates.
Four internationally renowned medical experts from GSTT and two top dentists from the UK shall be joining up to 1800 local Doctors and allied medical staff to deliver seminars on Managing Diabetes, Women and Child Health, Infertility, Paediatric Cardiology and current Dental issues.
Diabetes now alarmingly, affects nearly 19% of the UAE population and is ranked 11th worldwide with infertility numbers also on the increase.
Dr. Abdul Gafoor, Chairman of the Ibin Sina Medical Centre stated, “By expanding our popular CME event and partnering with Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, we are demonstrating our commitment to improving quality care for our patients, as well as being informed and aware of the latest advances in medicine, treatment and preventive education.”
Mark Adams, CEO of Anglo Arabian Healthcare (AAH) adds “Our plans to expand the CME initiative have just begun. The partnership with Guy's and St. Thomas' Hospital, is the first step in elevating Continuing Medical Education for physicians in the Middle East. AAH's vision is to raise standards throughout the region that not only help our own Doctors, but the wider medical community.”
Now in the fourth successive year, the 14th International CME event will take place at the Ajman University campus on the 24th and 25th of October as well as a further event in Jebel Ali on the evening of the 25th.
Further information and registration details can be found at www.ibinsinahospital.ae
The Ministry of Health decrees that all practicing medical professionals require a minimum of 30 credit hours each year in order to renew their medical licenses and continue practicing.
The UAE is ranked 11th worldwide, with 18.9% of the UAE population living with diabetes (Source: International Diabetes Federation (IDF), HAAD)
Ibin Sina CME Background
The first CME Medical and Dental CME was held in 2009 and attracted over 400 delegates. Led by Dr. P. C. Jacob, Medical Director of Ibin Sina Medical Centre the CME event now attracts up to 1800 delegates from all over UAE. This CME Event is accredited by the Ministry of Health, UAE and the Royal College of Physicians, UK. Ibin Sina Medical Centre, a part of Anglo Arabian Healthcare hosts four CME events each year.
Anglo Arabian Healthcare
Anglo Arabian Healthcare (AAH) owns 16 healthcare assets across the UAE that include two hospitals, clinics, laboratories and a network of pharmacies. AAH is majority owned by Waha Capital, Abu Dhabi and has ambitions to become one of the largest and most successful healthcare providers of choice for investors, healthcare professionals and the communities of the UAE and GCC.
For further information, please contact Julie Adams, Marketing Director, Anglo Arabian Healthcare
- Dr. P.C. Jacob, CME Director
Ibin Sina Medical Centre, Ajman
- Dr. Abdul Gafoor, Chairman
Ibin Sina Medical Centre, Ajman
- Mr. Mark Adams. CEO
Anglo Arabian Healthcare (AAH), DHCC, Dubai
- 4. Dr. Salahedeen Abusnana. CEO
Rashid Centre for Diabetes and Research, MOH, Ajman