Chair: Professor Ismail Saadoun, Vice Dean, College of Sciences, University of Sharjah, Sharjah, UAE
Dr. Sundar Elayaperumal, Microbiology, Burjeel hospital, Abu Dhabi, UAE

Activity Director: Dr Rania El-Lababidi,
Manager, Pharmacy Education and Training, Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program, Department of Pharmacy Services, Cleveland Clinic, Abu Dhabi, UAE

The Antibiotic Use and Misuse conference is a highly anticipated new MEDLAB track that features engaging expert led sessions aiming to address the challenges currently being faced concerning antibiotic use within the region, and globally.

Alongside this, the event will discuss the latest developments, innovations, and the corrections, necessary to meet the critical need of tackling antibiotic misuse. Covering an extensive range of topics, specialists are not only guaranteed to be educated and bridge gaps in knowledge, but will also have an unparalleled opportunity to liaise with the leaders in the field, all whilst gaining important CME credits. 


  • Review the key and current national and global approaches to antibiotic use enabling sustainable, effective and appropriate use of antimicrobial agents
  • Recognise both emerging and reemerging resistant pathogens to increase awareness and improve handling of antibiotics
  • Discover advanced infection control methods and alternatives to antibiotics in infection management to help reduce antimicrobial resistance in the region
  • Evaluate antimicrobial stewardship efforts to advocate for better practice in regional healthcare establishments
  • Analyse the main challenges concerning antibiotic use and misuse within the region to better tackle these obstacles and to enable best practices in preventing microbial resistance

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The Cleveland Clinic Foundation Center for Continuing Education is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education to provide continuing medical education for physicians.

This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™.