Nahyan bin Mubarak inaugurates 11th Emirates Oncology Conference
November 17, 2023 / 9:48 PM
Sharjah 24 – WAM: Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence, has inaugurated the 11th Emirates Oncology Conference.
Sheikh Nahyan reaffirmed the UAE’s commitment under the leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan to pioneer advanced healthcare, combat cancer through cutting-edge technologies, and foster global partnerships. This dedication extends from civic organisations to education, workplaces, and international collaborations, reflecting a comprehensive strategy to advocate for patients, drive innovations, and reduce cancer risk factors.
He made a keynote address during the inauguration of the 11th Emirates Oncology Conference taking place at Conrad Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi. The three-day conference is showcasing the latest advancements in cancer research, education, and technology, highlighting the UAE’s unwavering commitment to top-tier healthcare.
The annual event is organised by the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA), a subsidiary of PureHealth, the largest healthcare platform in the Middle East, and Tawam Hospital, part of the SEHA network. The conference serves as a platform for oncologists, researchers, healthcare professionals, and medical students to convene and share experiences, knowledge, and insights in the field of oncology.
Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak said, “In the pursuit of global healthcare excellence, the 11th Emirates Oncology Conference symbolises our commitment to advancing medical knowledge. Under the visionary leadership of President His Highness Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, we strive to pioneer cutting-edge technologies, early detection methods, and effective treatments for cancer. Emphasising collaboration on local and global fronts, our multifaceted approach seeks to build partnerships that address the evolving challenges in healthcare.
“Together, we declare that knowledge is power in the fight against cancer, and we urge professionals to stay abreast of innovations in immunotherapy, personalised medicine, and advanced therapies. With a shared dedication to reducing the burden of cancer, this conference serves as a beacon of global cooperation and progress."
The agenda of the conference this year includes panel discussions and scientific sessions on the latest innovations, breakthroughs, and the best practices in cancer diagnosis, treatments, and care. The event aims to offer valuable insights and tools to enhance patient care and contribute to the ongoing global battle against cancer.