More than 5000 Dermatologists gather in Dubai to Attend the Tenth Edition of Dubai DERMA



H.E Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director General – Dubai Health Authority inaugurated today the Dubai International Dermatology and Laser Conference and Exhibition (Dubai Derma 2010), held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid AL Maktoum, Deputy ruler of Dubai, Minister of finance, president of the Dubai Health Authority.

The inauguration took place at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre, and was attended by a number of world’s key dermatologists and more than 5000 physicians from the region and the world.

His Excellency praised the continuous development and the prestigious level that Dubai Derma Conference and Exhibition achieved through the years, as it has become the largest and most pioneer conference; focused on skin health and the latest developments and up to date methods of treatment for different skin diseases. H.E was also delighted by the number of participants and specialists coming to Dubai every year to participate in this scientific conference.
H.E had a tour in the exhibition area, and expressed his content on the number of local companies participating in Dubai Derma Exhibition, that reached more than 20 companies, additional to the steady number of international exhibitors achieved every year. He referred this to the confidence that the world have in the UAE market and to the exceptional place that Dubai enjoys.
Dubai Derma 2010 is an annual event that discusses Skin tightening, body contouring and the latest in cosmetic dermatology and more, through a scientific conference program and multiple cutting edge workshops. Dubai Derma is devoted to Dermatology, Skin Care, and Skin Lasers & Anti aging under the motto: “Skin Health is our Concern”.

H.E Qadhi Saeed Al Murooshid, Director General – Dubai Health Authority stated: “the Dubai Health Authority is proud to host the Dubai Derma in its tenth edition, as we pride ourselves to be the leaders in the region in introducing the latest technologies and treatment modalities within our hospitals and specialist clinics to our patients. And due to the continuous development in the field of dermatology, it is imperative to host events like Dubai Derma so that our clinicians in the United Arab Emirates, Gulf Countries and Arab World in general will have the chance to exchange their experiences with the peers and updated to the latest developments.”

H.E also said that the Dubai Derma had cultivated a worldwide reputation due to the excellent scientific programs it provides in addition to the distinguished lectures and workshops that introduce interns and junior doctors to the latest techniques and scientific methods to deal with various skin diseases and have the capability to provide better treatment during the past eight years.

Dr. Ibrahim Galadari, Professor of Dermatology at the Emirates University and Chairman of Dubai Derma Conference welcomed all of the speakers and specialists who came form all over the world to participate in the Dubai Derma in its tenth edition, he also said that there are more than 50 prestigious speakers whom are professors and doctors from the United States, Canada, Europe, and the Middle East.

Dr. Galadari mentioned some of the big names participating in Dubai Derma 2010; Dr. Amal Kurban, Dr. A. Razzaque Ahmed and Lori Brightman from the United States, in addition to Dr. Neil shear from Canada and Dr. Sabine Zenker from Germany, who will brief us with the updates of the cosmetic dermatology.

Dr. Galadari also said that “Since its inception, Dubai DERMA has boasted to highlight the latest in the dermatologic and the cosmetic field. This year is even more special since we have an outstanding group of speakers from all over the world bringing in their knowledge and expertise to showcase and share.”

The scientific program for this year includes 11 sessions that are running during the three days, said Galadari. The topics of the first day includes, and introduction on how to be a drug reaction expert, the assessment and management of pemphigus, the art and science of beauty, radiofrequency assisted liposuction for contouring and tightening of the upper arms, improvement in saddlebag subcutaneous fat deposits and cellulite using a bipolar radiofrequency, infrared, vacuum, and mechanical message device and many other specialised topics.

Five innovative workshops will take place during the three days of the event, where experts in Fillers and Mesotherapy will discuss and share their experiences. Participants will get credit hours granted by UAE University for their participation.

Abdul Salam AL Madani, President of Index Holding and Executive Chairman of Dubai Derma assured that the Dubai DERMA Conference and Exhibition has marked itself in the region and the Middle East, and is attended by world’s Key Dermatologists to benefit from the workshops and the scientific courses held during the conference. He also revealed that the number of exhibitors for this year is 250 from 65 countries. Al Madani is expecting 5000 participants and trade visitors during the coming three days.

Al Madani also added that dermatologists, Dermatology resident physicians and medical students will benefit from the workshops; as they will provide an update on the latest advances and practices in Dermatology, Laser treatments, anti – aging, skin and hair care and other dermatological therapies. Moreover, continuing medical educational hours will be also granted as part of attending this enormous event and it is a great venue to share and exchange expertise with Key specialist sectors and Arab Board Members.

He continued; the Dubai Derma conference and exhibition is considered the largest medical and cosmetic gathering in the Middle East, which attracts specialists from all parts of the world to participate and visit Dubai annually. Dubai Derma is organized by Index Conferences and Exhibitions Organization Est. – member of INDEX Holding, while Index had reserved numerous numbers of hotel reservations this year for the participants who are visiting Dubai on an annual basis to participate in the medical events held by the company since several years back.

Dubai Derma Conference and Exhibition will continue until the 28th of April, including Lectures and scientific workshops by a prestigious group of well known professionals.


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