Abu Dhabi: The Ministry of Health and Prevention (MoHAP) is all set to host the 1st Scientific Conference on Health and Medical Research in the country on the 5th and 6th of December 2022.
Through the event, MoHAP will try to develop national capacities in health and medical research, create a suitable framework for scientific research and promote the skills and competencies of national cadres.
The Ministry has urged all academics and researchers working for academic institutions, and public and private healthcare providers in the UAE to be part of the conference and submit their research papers on various medical subjects.
MoHAP pointed out that researchers should focus on proposed topics and themes that include cancer innovative therapies, cardiovascular diseases, diabetes and obesity, genetics, infectious diseases, neurosciences and mental health, women and child health, environmental diseases, and artificial intelligence in healthcare.
Dr. Amin Hussein Al Amiri, Assistant Under-Secretary for the Health Regulation Sector, MoHAP, emphasized that organizing the conference comes in line with the ministry’s ongoing efforts to strengthen the country’s medical capabilities and create a scientific platform to support research, foster innovations, and fund investments in medical technology.
Meanwhile, Mr. Khalil Qayed, Training and Development Consultant at The National Centre for Health Research (NCHR), MoHAP, highlighted that, “Through the conference, we hope to keep abreast of the newest breakthroughs in medical, scientific research and adopt the finest global methods to promote scientific research strategies.”
Mr. Qayed explained the terms and conditions for submitting research, stating that;
- The summary should not be more than 300 words and
- It should not have been published earlier, or one with which the researcher has participated in a previous conference
The NCHR official added that deadline for submitting research is 15th September, 2022, and the approval or rejection would be decided on 15th October, 2022.