• Three-day conference to adopt models for standardized coordinated and integrated health care approach
• Focused on improving health outcomes through artificial intelligence, innovative work environment and staff well-being, event aims to transform healthcare set-up and well-being of patients and healthcare providers
Abu Dhabi, September 23 Sep 2019: The Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), the largest healthcare network in the UAE, has announced the 8th edition of the SEHA International Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health Conference (SINMAC). Running from September 24th – 26th at the Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, the three-day conference is set to host over 1,000 healthcare professionals and will demonstrate the use of artificial intelligence and other innovative technologies to deliver the highest quality of patient outcomes.
The multi-disciplinary program will cover the latest cutting-edge science and innovative developments across nursing, midwifery & allied health, with attendees also being eligible to earn 21 DoH CME credits. Engaging with global and UAE leaders of the industry, attendees will learn about new models for standardized coordinated and integrated health care approaches, founded in research and evidence-based practice decisions in healthcare.
Aysha Al Mahri, Group Director of Nursing and Allied Health, Nursing Division at SEHA said, “This year's SINMAC program is focused on elevating healthcare outcomes through artificial intelligence and innovation in the health sector. As technology becomes a crucial part of delivering the highest quality of patient outcomes, SEHA is committed to accelerating the knowledge and skills of our employees and establish new benchmarks for the nation's healthcare industry.”
Samah Mohammed Mahmoud, Group Deputy Nursing & Allied Health Director, Nursing Division at SEHA and SINMAC Chairperson said, “We continue to identify and allocate the necessary resources and training to ensure that we are growing the capabilities of our nursing staff. This conference builds on the specialized nursing training programs SEHA offers which scholarship programs available to support the Emiratization of the nursing profession across our facilities.”
The conference will feature 35 sessions, including 16 keynotes and international guest speakers, 5 workshops, 120 presentations, and 80 scientific posters containing summaries of researchs and experiments from SEHA's nursing, regional and international participants. The detailed knowledge sharing will contribute to the improvement of work and the provision of outstanding health care for patients while enabling a unique learning experiences for nursing, midwifery and allied health services professionals. .
Dr Safa Al Mustafa, the Scientific Committee Chair stated that the opening ceremony of the conference, will also honor the winners of the second edition of the Ihsan Award. The award focuses on best technical practices in Abu Dhabi from professionals in Nursing, Midwifery and Allied Health cadres. This year, the award will be extended to a number of private sector hospitals and Health care Services in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi as well. Key categories include: Emirati Clinician Award Abu Dhabi Excellence Nurse Award , Nursing Excellence Award, Nursing Leadership Award ,Midwifery Leadership Award, Allied Health Leadership Award, Rising Star Award, Evidence Based Practice and Research Award , Life Time Achievement Award, Team Excellence Award, Allied Health Excellence Award,
Aysha Al Mahri revealed that In June 2021, Emirates Nursing Association (ENA) will host the International Council of Nurses (ICN) Congress in Abu Dhabi for the first time ever in the Middle East and North Africa.
SEHA will exert the maximum support in collaboration with ENA to achieve the success of ICN Conress.
The ICN Congress which represents about 20 million nurses globally, including 130 international nursing association worldwide. The ICN Congress 2021 is expected to participate about 8,000 nurses and health care specialists from different countries in the world in the Abu Dhabi.