Al Maha Medical personnel said a symposium featuring world leaders in medicine, varied learning opportunities and networking potential for participants will be featured at the second annual Qatar International Medical Congress (QIMC) running through Friday in Doha.
"We are proud to participate at QIMC for the second consecutive year,” Dr. Mohammed Hamad Al-Nuaimi, Al Maha Medical’s general manager, said. “We expect that our participation this year will be a very special one as the exhibition and conference will have strategic importance for Qatar, considering the prominent speakers and experts who will discuss unprecedented topics, and we expect witnessed deals and agreements aimed at strengthening the medical industry in Qatar."
Forum topics will include prospects for manufacturing medical equipment in Qatar, discussion of recent diagnostic breakthroughs and new medical technologies accessible to the market. QIMC’s speakers will feature Professor Johannes Schweizer of Stanford University in California plus researchers from Hamad Bin Khalifa University’s Qatar Computing Research Institute (QCRI).
Epidemiological diseases such as AIDS, hepatitis, Ebola, Zika and other viruses are among disorders for which recent findings will be revealed. The convention is offered under the auspices of Sheikh Abdullah Bin Nasser Bin Khalifa Al-Thani, prime minister of Qatar and minister of the interior.
"One of the most prominent characteristic of this year's edition is the emergence of researchers … interested in breaking ground for manufacturing in Qatar, due to the great support offered by the country`s leadership, as well as … Qatar Development Bank and Manateq," Morad Mallah, Al Maha Medical’s executive manager, said.