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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. Mubarak Alfaresi
UAE
Dr. Manal Abdul Fattah Ahmed Ali
UAE
Dr. Nawal Alkaabi
UAE
Dr. Layla Al Dabal
UAE
Dr. Rayhan Hashmey
UAE
Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
UAE
Dr. Kaltham Ali Hussain
UAE
Prof. Hala Fouad Ismail
UAE
Dr. Khuloud Bin Rafeea
UAE
Dr. Rania El lababidi
UAE
Dr. Anju Nabi
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Yousuf Mustafa Naqvi
UAE
Dr. Hashem Tarifi
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

Najiba M Abdulrazzaq, MD
Sharjah - UAE
Zakaria Al Attal, MD
Dubai - UAE
Lamees Ali Al Bawaneh, MD
Dubai - UAE
Layla Al Dabal, MD
Dubai - UAE
Nawal Al Kaabi, MD
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Jameela Al Salman, MD
Bahrain
Majid Al Shamrani, MD
Saudi Arabia
Maria Bonilla, MD
UAE
Ashraf El Houfi, MD
Dubai - UAE
Rania El Lababidi, PharmD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Rayhan Hashmey, MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Hala Fouad Ismail, Prof.
Sharjah - UAE
Dr. Zeina Kanafani
Beirut – Lebanon
Abeer Mohammed Khalaf,MSN,CIC,BSN
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Sinil C Nair
Dubai - UAE
Friederike Mayen, MD
Egypt
Yousuf Mustafa Naqvi, MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Hamid Ragab Orban, MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Tibor Pal, Prof.
Al Ain - UAE
Khuloud Bin Rafeea, PharmD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Abeer Rajeh, RN
Dubai - UAE
Faryal Ali Khamis, MD
Muscat, Oman
John Stelling, MD
Switzerland
Hashem Tarifi, MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Jens Thomsen, MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Ghazi Yehia, MD
Beirut - Lebanon
Bassim Zayed, MD
Cairo - Egypt

Organizing Committee

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
UAE
Prof. Hala Fouad Ismail
UAE
Dr. Hashem Tarifi
UAE
Dr. Layla Al Dabal
UAE
Dr. Khuloud Bin Rafeea
UAE
Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
UAE

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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
  • WHONET – Software for AMR Surveillance

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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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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Conference Registration

The price(s) above exclude 5% VAT as mandated by UAE Government Law

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

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
Sharjah - UAE
Khuloud Jamal Bin Rafeea , MD
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Maria Bonilla
UAE
Dr. Zakaria Al Attal
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Lamees Ali Al Bawaneh
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Layla Al Dabal
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Nawal Al Kaabi
Abu Dhabi, UAE
Dr. Faryal Ali Khamis
Muscat, Oman
Dr. Jameela Al Salman
Bahrain
Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Rania El Lababidi
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Rayhan Hashmey
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Prof. Hala Foud Ismail
Sharjah - UAE
Dr. Zeina Kanafani
Beirut – Lebanon
Abeer Mohammed Khalaf, MSN,CIC,BSN
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Friederike Mayen
Egypt
Obaida Abdulla Merhab, Ms.
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Anju Nabi
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Yousuf Mustafa Naqvi
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Tibor Pal, Prof.
Al Ain - UAE
Dr. Hamid Rajab
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Abeer Rajeh
Dubai - UAE
Dr. Majid Al Shamrani
Saudi Arabia
Dr. John Stelling
Switzerland
Dr. Hashem Tarifi
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Jens Thomsen
Abu Dhabi - UAE
Dr. Ghazi Yehia
Beirut - Lebanon
Dr. Baseem Zayed
Cairo - Egypt

Workshop Registration


*Registration is possible either combined with ICAMR conference registration, or separately (workshop only).
*This course has a limited seating capacity, participation is subject to confirmation by the workshop organizer.
*Registration is free of charge on 16th March 2018 if already registered to the conference for the above mentioned target audience.
*If not registered for the conference, a separate registration fee of AED300 is applicable, only for the workshop on 16th March 2018.

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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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