Dubai to host world summit for clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine. More than 11,000 scientists and specialised doctors are expected for the event next year.
26 May 2024, 12:00 AM
30 May 2024, 12:00 AM
For the first time in its history of 70 years, the World Summit for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine, will be held outside of Europe, in the UAE, in Dubai, the city of achievements and wonders.
It is a historic milestone for the city of Dubai to host this prestigious summit that contributes to advancing healthcare and prevention and reinforce UAE's commitment towards becoming the hub of scientific innovations and knowledge exchange.
The international conference is a collaboration of UAE Genetic Diseases Association, the Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, and the Arab Federation for Clinical Biology.
The conference will open its doors from May 26 to 30, 2024. Based on the previous edition held in Italy in 2023, organisers expect to welcome more than 11,000 scientists and specialised doctors to the UAE to join the event.
This summit is held under the patronage of Sheikh Nahyan bin Mubarak Al Nahyan, Minister of Tolerance and Coexistence and the President of the UAE Genetic Diseases Association.
The four-day conference will host multiple forums and sessions which offer opportunity for knowledge exchange, scientific research, and discussions on the latest developments in clinical chemistry and laboratory medicine.
Professor Khosrow Adli, the organisation's president, said: "The International Conference on Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine welcomes all scientists and researchers from the Gulf and offers an opportunity for participation from other Arab countries and all members from Africa, Europe, North America, Central/South America, Asia, and the Pacific region. This conference is one of the most successful in the world."
Dr. Anwar Burai, the official representative of the Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, said: "The 26th International Conference on Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine will be exceptional as it will be held in the Arab world for the first time since its inception in 1954.
"It will be hosted alongside the 17th Arab Union Conference for Biological Sciences, the 10th annual meeting of the Saudi Society for Clinical Chemistry, and the 8th International Conference on Genetic Disorders of the Emirates Society for Genetic Diseases."
Hilal Saeed Al Marri, Director General of the Department of Economy and Tourism in Dubai, added: "Dubai's hosting of the World Summit for Clinical Chemistry and Laboratory Medicine 2024 is evidence of the trust placed in Dubai and its immense capabilities to host major events. It reinforces our commitment to establish Dubai as a prime destination for hosting global events, enhancing the knowledge-based economy by facilitating the sharing of information, exchanging experiences, developing skills, and strengthening relationships."