Thursday 06 December, 2018

ADVANCE HEALTH: HEALTH & WELLNESS

Date: 6th Thursday, 2018 Time: 09:00 am -12:30 pm Venue: Dubai Science Park Headquarters – North Tower, Al Barsha South 2.

ADVANCE HEALTH: HEALTH & WELLNESS FOR DISEASE PREVENTION

The session aims to bring together stakeholders from across the healthcare community to:

  • Understand the clinical burden of non-communicable lifestyle-related diseases such as obesity, diabetes and cardiovascular disease in the UAE
  • Learn about strategies and initiatives to engage people in healthier eating and physical activity
  • Recognise the role that healthcare providers and insurers have in driving healthy behaviours in order to ease the burden on healthcare services and control rising healthcare costs
  • Discuss how stakeholders can work together and what more needs to be done in order to achieve a healthier and happier population

AGENDA:

abdulaziz09:00-09:10
Welcome & Introduction
Marwan Abdulaziz
Managing Director, Dubai Science Park
 fatheya09:10-09:30
Keynote Speech
Dr. Fatheya Al Awadi
Head of Endocrinology, Dubai Hospital
 sven09:30-09:45
The future role of insurance providers in preventive health
Dr. Sven Rohte
Chief Commercial Officer, Daman Insurance
 davis09:45-10:00
Healthcare providers as a driver towards health and wellness
Michael Davis
Chief Operating Officer, NMC Healthcare
10:00-10:15Coffee Break
 dfc10:15-10:30
Dubai Fitness Challenge as a strategy to drive engagement in physical activity
Kara Watson
Events Director, Dubai Fitness Challenge, DTCM
 dilesh10:30-10:45
How to use data to drive sustainable change
Dilesh Bhimjiani
CTO, SwitchDXB
10:45-12:00Panel discussion: how can we build a legacy of health and wellness in the UAE
Moderated by Marwan Abdulaziz, Dubai Science Park
12:00Networking session

Please click here to register.