Etihad Airways Medical Center hosts annual Aviation Health Conference
“Etihad Airways Medical Center organizes annual aviation health conferences to encourage collaboration among aviation medicine practitioners and health industry stakeholders both in the region and internationally,” Dr. Nadia Bastaki, Etihad Airways vice president medical services and senior aviation medical examiner, said.
Dr. Ansa Jordaan, chief of the aviation medicine section at International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO), was the guest speaker at the event. She talked about the need for color vision assessments, noting that it was a high priority matter and that the aviation industry needed to create a standardized assessment for color vision around the world.
Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa Al Hammadi, United Eastern Medical Services CEO, praised Etihad Airways for focusing on ophthalmological health.
“Through Moorfields Eye Hospital Center Abu Dhabi, we are pleased to participate in this important medical event in the field of aviation medicine, in collaboration with Etihad Airways Medical Center,” Al Hammadi said. “We continue to provide full support and cooperation to the industry.”