13:30 – 17:00, Auditorium 1, Za’abeel Hall 1

Accredited by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA)

Please note that as per the DHA accreditationrequirements, CME certificates can be awarded only to delegates that attend the complete program of the workshop.

13:30 – 14:00

Globally Recognized Standards and the Medical Laboratory

Patrick Mateta, Vice President of CLSI Global Health Partnership, USA

14:00 – 14:30

The Role of the National Accreditation System in the UAE Healthcare National

Dr. Rehab Al Ameri, Director of Emirates National Accreditation System, UAE

14:30 – 15:00

Pre-analytical Quality Improvement

Dr. Bruce Williams, President of the College of American Pathologists, USA

15:00 – 15:15

Q & A

15:15 – 15:30


15:30 – 16:00

Test Method Validation

Faisal Ibrahim, MBA, MT (ASCP), Director of Quality Assurance, National Reference Laboratory, UAE

16:00 – 16:30

Blood and Urine Contamination Rates

Dr. Elizabeth Wagar, Medical Director, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center, USA

16:30 – 17:00

Panel discussion