The region’s largest healthcare exhibition opened in Dubai on Monday.
His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of The Executive Council of Dubai, officially opened the Arab Health and Medlab Middle East Exhibition and Congress 2022.
It's the largest gathering of healthcare and laboratory companies, technology and products in the MENA region.
Held under the themes of ‘United by business, driving the industry forward’ and ‘Connect with innovation that’s changing the face of diagnostics’, the in-person events are expected to welcome more than 60,000 attendees during their four-day run at the Dubai World Trade Centre from January 24-27.
Over 3,500 exhibitors from over 60 countries are showcasing the latest innovations and technologies, complementing more than 550 regional and international speakers as well as 21 Continuous Medical Education (CME) conferences, that will be delivering keynote speeches, scientific lectures and industry briefings.
Sheikh Hamdan highlighted the importance of hosting the event, especially as the world continues to battle the COVID-19 pandemic.
"Dubai’s ability to provide a safe venue for international events ensures industry leaders and professionals can meet to find solutions to the biggest health challenges facing humanity," His Highness said.
He also praised the commitment of global participants in the healthcare sector to meet in the emirate to discuss the latest developments in the industry as well as exchange knowledge and insights.
The Crown Prince of Dubai commended the UAE and Dubai’s healthcare sector for its remarkable level of readiness and capabilities.
"The country’s robust infrastructure combined with its highly-qualified medical personnel has helped it effectively combat the global pandemic over the last two years," he added.
.@Arab_Health,the region's largest health conference and exhibition, launched today with the participation of 3,500 exhibitors from 60 countries.We continue to embrace the world & build the best possible development model in the region,aiming to give hope to millions of people. pic.twitter.com/IRczFKfIEu— Hamdan bin Mohammed (@HamdanMohammed) January 24, 2022