Sustainability in the Clinical Laboratory Conference - Medlab Middle East Congress

Sustainability in the Clinical Laboratory Conference

5.25 CME Credits

Live & in-person

6 February 2023
Dubai World Trade Centre

Sustainability in the Clinical Laboratory Conference

5.25 CME Credits


Overview:

For the 1st time at MEDLAB, we are introducing the Sustainability in the laboratory. In this agenda, we will explore how clinical labs can make the switch to green and reduce the environmental impact of their labs. We will also delve into workforce diversity and inclusion and discuss the roadmap for building a culture of sustainability within clinical labs in the GCC. 

Key topics:

 

  • Green labs- how to get started 
  • Harnessing a network of stakeholders for sustainable laboratory response to a public health concern 
  • Future-proofing labs through smart technology and innovation 
  • Holistic approaches to reducing the environmental impact of clinical laboratories 
  • Promoting diversity, equality, and inclusion in the workforce of clinical laboratories 

Benefits of attending:

 

  • Discuss how to engage clinical laboratories in greener and sustainable practices 
  • Measure key sustainability metrics in clinical laboratories 
  • Determine how to build a culture of sustainability within the lab – roadmaps for success 
  • Leverage workforce diversity, equality and inclusion to deliver high quality care for patients 

Chairs:

 

  • Prof Damien Gruson, Head - Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium
  • Dr Rana Nabulsi, Consultant, Pathology & Genetics Department, Dubai Academic Health Corporation, Dubai, UAE

 

Activity Director:  

 

  • Dr Ziad Peerwani, Medical Director, Cleveland Clinic Laboratories, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute-PLMI, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA 

Speakers:

 

  • Dr Basel Altrabulsi, Chief Medical Officer, National Reference Laboratory, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Dr Bernard Gouget, Assistant Professor, Fédération Hospitalière de France, Paris, Franc
  • Prof Damien Gruson, Head - Department of Clinical Biochemistry, Cliniques Universitaires Saint Luc, Brussels, Belgium 
  • Dr Fouad Hassan Al-Dayel, Chairman of Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research, Riyadh, KSA 
  • Dr Ismail Said, Director - Qatar Genome Program, Qatar Foundation, Doha, Qatar 
  • Prof Khosrow Adeli, President, International Federation of Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine (IFCC); Head and Professor, Clinical Biochemistry, Paediatric Laboratory Medicine; Senior Scientist, Molecular Medicine, Research Institute, The Hospital for Sick Children/University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada 
  • Dr Laila AbdelWareth, Acting Executive Director, National Reference Laboratory (NRL); Chair, Pathology & Laboratory Medicine Institute, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Dr Naser Ammash, Chief Executive Officer, Sheikh Shakhbout Medical City (SSMC), Abu Dhabi, UAE 
  • Prof Sergio Bernardini, Chair, IFCC Division on Emerging technology, Rome, Italy