Featured Speakers :

Dr. Khalil Rabie
Dr. Khalil Rabie
Director Of Pharmacy
American Hospital Dubai
Dr. Amr Saad
Dr. Amr Saad
Egyptian Pharmacovigilance Center
Dr. Samer Ellaham
Dr. Samer Ellaham
Chief Quality Officer
Dr. Antoine Cherfan
Dr. Antoine Cherfan
Clinical Pharmacy Specialist
King Abdulaziz Medical City (NGHA)
Dr. Yasser Sharif
Dr. Yasser Sharif
Head for medication and medical product safety
Health Authority Abu Dhabi
Dr. Ola Ghaleb Al Ahdab
Dr. Ola Ghaleb Al Ahdab
Pharmaceutical Advisors, Registration and Drug Control Department
Ministry of Health, UAE
Dr. Thamir M Alshammari
Dr. Thamir M Alshammari
Director, The National Pharmacovigilance and Drug Safety Center, Vigilance and Crisis Management Executive Directorate
The Saudi Food and Drug Authority (SFDA)

Promoting and protecting the health of patients in the MENA region

After the resounding success of our first Drug Safety MENA Summit, we are proud to announce the 2nd Annual Drug safety MENA Summit which will focus on discussing the regional Pharmacovigilance initiatives across the Middle east, promoting the risk reduction strategies and the up-to-date advances in the field of safe medication practice with a special focus on drug shortage, pharmacy automation and high-alert medication.

The issue of drug safety has recently risen to the forefront of the top priorities of healthcare practitioners and consumers, this issue is receiving tremendous amount of coverage not only in medical literature but also in the media.As a result, the healthcare professionals and regulators should get together to define and establish the required strategies for improving medication use process to ensure patient safety.

Key benefits of attending:

  • Gain insights about the regional regulatory landscape today and perspectives on the future
  • Review current drug safety practices across the MENA region
  • Develop a comprehensive medication safety strategic plan
  • Examine the role of shared accountability in medication safety
  • Learn how to perform system-based medication error analysis
  • Identify medication risk using various data collection methods
  • Discuss the application of the Lean Six Sigma approach to medication safety
  • Develop highly effective error-reduction strategies for high alert medications

Who should attend:

  • Healthcare policy makers
  • Pharmacovigilance officers
  • Pharmacists including clinical pharmacists and Pharmacy Managers
  • Healthcare quality specialists
  • Risk managers
  • Hospital Managers
  • Physicians and nurses

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