04 February 2020 | News
In addition to the Transformation Hub, Medlab Middle East is presenting a series of free-to-attend workshops, hosted by the National Reference Laboratory (NRL) and Bio-Rad
Hands-on approach to learning and knowledge-sharing on new product offerings, technology and best practice is taking place at Medlab Middle East, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. Workshops include Transfusion and blood typing challenges; Laboratory quality management system, the best of CLSI; and Laboratory accreditation, CAP updates, which are taking place on the 3rd, 4th and 5th of February, respectively.
The show’s inaugural Blood Donation Drive, in partnership with Dubai Healthcare Authority (DHA), will also take place as part of -the show’s commitment to the safe and effective blood collection in the region. The mobile blood donation clinic will be situated in front of Za’abeel Halls 4 – 6 for the duration of the event and accepting donations from all UAE residents.
Medlab Middle East also offers an educational agenda for clinical laboratory specialists to advance their skill sets, inspire and to provide advanced medical laboratory techniques for better health is provided. More than 4,500 conference delegates will have the opportunity to hear from 120 speakers from around the world, across 12 Continuing Medical Education (CME) accredited conferences.
The 2020 edition of the show will see the introduction of four new conference tracks including Blood Transfusion Medicine, Laboratory Innovation, Digital Pathology and the Roundtable Discussions, which will feature focused scientific group discussions on selected administration and technical topics in the medical laboratory.
Rejoy Penacerrada, Conference Director, Medlab Middle East, said: “As the world’s largest CME accredited multi-disciplinary congress on laboratory medicine, we are working closely with Cleveland Clinic and our supporting associations, which include Emirates Nursing Association, Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, the International Society for Blood Transfusion, College of American Pathologists and the Saudi Society for Clinical Laboratory Services, to connect directly with the international clinical lab community to provide expert commentary and increasing the levels of care for patients in the region.”
Medlab Middle East is officially supported by the UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, Government of Dubai, Dubai Health Authority, Abu Dhabi Department of Health and Dubai Healthcare City Authority.