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Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to UAE’s International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR) 2018, which will be held in Le Meridien Dubai Hotel (Airport) & Conference Centre, United Arab Emirates 15th to 16th March 2018.

ICAMR 2018 promises you an enriching scientific and educational gathering, which will shed light on the latest advances in research and practice through presentations, workshops and interactive discussions with current, in-depth quality scientific contents in the field of Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference is organized by the National Committee of AMR in UAE.

We believe that the conference will provide an exceptional opportunity for everyone to share and acquire knowledge and experience on a wide spectrum of topics that are related to microbiology, infectious disease, infection control, and antimicrobial stewardship in addition to an opportunity to meet and rub shoulders with the experts in the field and innovative educators.

We look forward to welcoming you to ICAMR 2018.

Sincerely,

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
Consultant Internist & Head of Medical Department Al Baraha Hospital
Head of Infection Prevention and Control Central Committee, MOHAP
National AMR Committee Co-Chair

Committees & Faculty

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi Faculty

Murat Tuzcu, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Wael Adbulrahman Al Mahmeed, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Rakesh Suri, MD
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Scientific Committee

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
UAE
Dr. Fiaz Ahmed
UAE
Dr. Mubarak Alfaresi
UAE
Dr. Manal Alfattah
UAE
Dr. Nawal Alkaabi
UAE
Dr. Laila Al Dabal
UAE
Dr. Rayhan Hashmey
UAE
Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
UAE
Dr. Kaltham Ali Hussain
UAE
Dr. Hala Ismail
UAE
Ms. Khouloud Bin Rafeea
UAE
Ms. Rania El lababidi
UAE
Ms. Obaida Abdulla Merhab
UAE
Dr. Anju Nabi
UAE
Dr. Yousuf Mustafa Naqvi
UAE
Dr. Hashem Tariffi
UAE
Dr. Jens Thomsen
UAE

UAE Organizing Committee

Obaid AlJassim, MD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Nooshin Bazargani, MD
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Murat Tuzcu, MD
Abu-Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Faculty

Hicham Abada
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ahmed Abdel Samie-Huber
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ali Al Dameh
Dubai, UAE
Adel Ali Al Junaibi
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sadir J. Alrawi
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Ahmed H. Al Salem
Saudi Arabia
Angkoon Anuwong
Bangkok, Thailand
Tatiana Babenko
Stavropol, Russia
Faruq M. Badiuddin
Dubai, UAE
Isabel Benhidjeb
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Tahar Benhidjeb
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dirk Bulian
Cologne, Germany
Elie Chouillard
Poissy, France
Werner Diehl
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Gianlorenzo Dionigi
Varese, Italy
Norbert Dreier
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Anna Dupree
Hamburg-Eppendorf, Germany
Ahmed El-Balat
Frankfurt, Germany
El Samawal El Hakim
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sherif Fayed
Dubai, UAE
Antonello Forgione
Milan, Italy
Valentina Giaccaglia
Dubai, UAE
Salman Guraya
Sharjah, UAE
Rolf Hartung
Dubai, UAE
Mohamed E Hassan
Sharjah, UAE
Hoon Yub Kim
Seoul, Korea
Ioannis Kosmas
Ioannina, Greece
Thomas Kunt
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Oliver Mann
Berlin, Germany
Hilal Matta
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Hamchou Moustafa
Al Ain, UAE
Abdelrahman Nimeri
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Mynbaev Ospan
Moscow, Russia
Thomas Rösch
Hamburg, Germany
Stella Salta
Paris, France
Walid Sayed
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Sinha Rooma
Hyderabad, India
Ralph Tufano
Baltimore, Maryland, USA
Kai Witzel
Huenfeld, Germany
Ricardo Zorron
Berlin, Germany

Organizing Committee

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
UAE
Dr. Hala Ismail
UAE
Dr. Hashem Tarifi
UAE
Dr. Laila Al Dabal
UAE
Ms. Khouloud Bin Rafeea
UAE
Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
UAE

Program

Conference Highlights

  • Regional and national AMR action plan
  • Antimicrobial stewardship program
  • Multidrug resistance organisms surveillance
  • Infection Prevention and control program management
  • Prevention of healthcare associated infections
  • Occupational health issues for infection prevention
  • Environmental disinfection in healthcare setting
  • Advances in microbiology detection
  • National reference laboratory
  • Role of IT in ASP

Learning Objectives

  • What is done to control AMR
  • How to initiate ASP in low and high resources
  • How to effectively manage infection control and prevention
  • Prevent MDROs as part of patient safety goals
  • How to change behavior of antibiotic prescribing
  • Why is national reference laboratory required?
  • Learn the best practices in prevention of HAIs
  • How to prevent and deal with needle stick injuries
  • Know the guidelines for environmental cleaning and disinfection in healthcare setting
  • Quality improvement in infection control
  • International accreditation and IPC/ASP
  • Tuberculosis updates

Target Audience

  • Infection disease physicians
  • Internal medicine physicians
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Infection control practitioners
  • Critical care physicians
  • Lab technicians
  • Quality officers
  • Public health officers
  • ENT Physicians
  • Internal Medicine Specialists
  • IVF Physicians
  • Family and Primary Care Physicians
  • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
  • Researchers
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Hospital and Corporate Administrators and Executives
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Le Meridien Dubai Hotel (Airport) & Conference Centre, United Arab Emirates
From 15th & 16th March, 2018.
This Conference is organized by InfoPlus Events LLC

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