تحت رعاية سموّ الشيخ خالد بن محمد بن زايد آل نهيان، ولي عهد أبوظبي رئيس المجلس التنفيذي لإمارة أبوظبي
Under the Patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council
Renowned global and regional thought leaders and experts are set to convene at
the First edition of Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council
- Under the theme of “Accelerating the Future of Global Healthcare”, the event is set to take place on May 13 to May 15, 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC)
- The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi to spearhead the launch edition, highlighting Abu Dhabi’s commitment to investing in new-age life sciences, personalised care and advanced treatments
- The global event is expected to witness the attendance of over 20,000+ participants, including healthcare pioneers, global CEOs, senior government officials, policymakers and key stakeholders from across the global healthcare value chain
- The event translates Emirate’s contribution to the global public health dialogue, while showcasing the unmatched healthcare standards of its medical tourism sector
Abu Dhabi, UAE, 11 September, 2023: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, The Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), the regulator of the healthcare sector in the Emirate, is set to host the first edition of the Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week under the theme ‘Accelerating the Future of Global Healthcare’. Taking place from May 13 to 15, 2024, at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), the groundbreaking conference and exhibition is set to become one of the most influential healthcare conventions globally, gathering healthcare leaders and stakeholders to address global perspectives and challenges, shaping trajectories for a comprehensive healthcare ecosystem and establish an actionable plan to address future healthcare dilemmas.
Reflecting its position as a pioneering healthcare destination on the global stage, Abu Dhabi aims to provide a platform to foster dialogue, share knowledge, and drive investment in the pursuit of the highest ambitions focused on healthcare for all. Content-driven, exhibition supported, the Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week aims to “play to win” by convening strategists, policymakers, influencers, and practitioners, highlighting the Emirate’s contribution to the global healthcare landscape.
The conference narrative will focus on four key pillars which include Precision and Personalised Healthcare, The New Frontiers in Prevention, Digital Health and Data and New Models of Care as well as exploring medical breakthroughs and disruptive healthcare. The conference will also explore the fields of genomics, mental health, biotechnology, fertility, pharmaceuticals, research, innovation, investment, startup ecosystems and more.
Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week will also feature a dedicated trade exhibition, where global healthcare providers will showcase the latest technologies across health-tech innovation, finance, information exchange, genomics, and patient engagement, featuring 20,000 attendees, 300 exhibitors, 200 thought leaders and speakers, facilitating knowledge transfer for 1,900 conference delegates. Exhibits will include innovations in medical devices and technology, imaging and diagnostics, life sciences, IT systems and solutions, infrastructure and assets, wellness, healthcare transformation producers and service providers.
His Excellency Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, Chairman of the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi said: “Under the directives of our wise leadership, we continue to strengthen Abu Dhabi’s position as a key player in healthcare globally. Stemming from our core belief in the power of global collaboration in saving and improving people’s lives everywhere, we look forward to hosting strategists, futurologists, philanthropists, decision-makers, and those who make a positive contribution to global healthcare in a holistic platform that contributes to the development and advancement of the healthcare ecosystems. We believe that the Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week will be an ideal platform for the global healthcare community to discuss the industry’s future at a time when the UAE is driving transformation and opportunities on a fast track towards the future.”
H.E. Al Mansoori added: “Our invitation goes out to the most thought-provoking disruptors, influencers and strategists to join us at Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week in 2024 to improve global healthcare delivery, build future preparedness and form a vision of what end-to-end healthcare will look like in a changing geopolitical, technical, and environmental landscape”.
Humaid Matar Al Dhaheri, Managing Director and Group CEO of ADNEC Group, said: “We look forward to hosting the Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week and we are confident that this global event will leave an indelible mark in the healthcare industry. Hosting such a large-scale event is a true testament to the ADNEC Group's remarkable capabilities, highly skilled individuals, state-of-the-art infrastructure, modern facilities, and innovative technologies. ADNEC, part of the ADNEC Group, ensures exceeding the expectations of event organisers and providing visitors with an unparalleled experience. We have a steadfast commitment to ensuring excellence in the services offered within our venues, while contributing to the national economic growth.”
Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week will elevate the narrative around futureproofing a sustainable healthcare sector locally, regionally, and globally. It will also serve as a catalyst between start-ups, scaleups and established businesses with similar ideologies across the healthcare sector to form partnerships that will have long lasting, positive healthcare outcomes.
Acknowledging those who have a lasting impact on the global healthcare sector, the Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Philanthropy Award will recognise organisations pushing the boundaries of global healthcare and driving a benevolent, philanthropic leadership role as well as individuals who have a proven record of exceptional generosity through their own financial support, generosity of spirit and civic responsibility.
“While Abu Dhabi has demonstrated its readiness to tackle healthcare challenges with its internationally acclaimed healthcare infrastructure and successful strategic alliances, the global healthcare industry still grapples with new and unforeseen challenges.,” said Salman Abou Hamzeh, Senior Vice President from dmg events. “Abu Dhabi is resolutely looking ahead, driven by the ambition to become a leading force in the global healthcare ecosystem. At the heart of this vision lies Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week, a pivotal forum and exhibition that will ignite minds and drive tangible results. It serves as a platform to deliver invaluable insights, foster meaningful partnerships, and forge strategies that unite the public, private, and civil sectors in the collective mission of "Transforming the Future of Global Healthcare." Through visionary leadership, Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week will shape a brighter tomorrow for healthcare worldwide”.
Abu Dhabi's commitment to becoming a destination for transformative direction and a driver of development in healthcare will continue to play a central role, positioning Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week to all stakeholders and inspire collaborative strategies to shape the future of global healthcare.