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Abu Dhabi to Host Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association 3rd Annual Congress Event Alongside Sheikh Khalifa Medical City’s Pediatric Update 2012

Abu Dhabi is set to host in November the 3rd Annual Congress of the Arab Pediatric Pulmonologist Association (APPA) for the first time in the UAE alongside the 3rd Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) Pediatric Update.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, May 26, 2012 --( Abu Dhabi is set to host in November the 3rd Annual Congress of the Arab Pediatric Pulmonologist Association (APPA) for the first time in the UAE alongside the 3rd Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) Pediatric Update.

The dual-conference, which will take place from 22 -24 November at Beach Rotana will cover cutting-edge research in pediatric pulmonary and general pediatrics. Attendees of either sub-specialty will be able access to both conferences which will be running simultaneously on November 23 and 24. Meanwhile Post Graduate Courses in Pulmonology and Pediatrics will be offered on November 22.

“We are pleased to be holding this conference which will significantly enhance the quality of Pediatric Pulmonology services offered in the region. The program will be delivered in an exciting format that is sure to maximize the educational value for the pediatricians and general practitioners in attendance,” said Dr. Asma Al Nuaimi, Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist at Zayed Military. Dr. Nizar Kherallah, Consultant Pediatric Pulmonologist at Sheikh Khalifa Medical City added, “there will be plenty of opportunity for pediatricians and practitioners to enhance their patient care skills and learn how to improve their practices. We are certain that the extensive agenda will offer extraordinary value for all subspecialties in pediatrics.”

The conference will focus on airway diseases, asthma, respirology, evidence-based medicine and other pulmonary and pediatric disciplines, delivered in the form of thought-provoking lectures by a distinguished Arab pediatric pulmonologists and international experts from North America, Europe and the Middle East region.

The APPA Congress will be led by Dr. Adel Al Harbi, the President of Arab Pediatric Pulmonology Association, alongside Professor Nader Fasseeh, the Co-Chairman of APPA. The Local Organizers and Scientific Committee for the APPA 3rd Annual Congress are led by Dr. Asma Al Nuaimi and Dr. Nizar Kherallah. The SKMC Pediatric Update will be chaired by Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, Chair of the Pediatric Institute at SKMC and Dr. Jaishen Rajah, Consultant Pediatrician at SKMC.

The caliber of the organizing committee for both the 3rd APPA Annual Congress and 3rd SKMC Pediatric Update promises to deliver a quality scientific programme, which is currently undergoing accreditation and will assign continuing education hours to the participants. The event is organized by Synovetics, a leading healthcare knowledge event organizer.

“We are confident that the program we’ve created will provide delegates with substantial scientific material which will inspire many new ideas and principles, as the conference will give healthcare professionals a rare opportunity to gain valuable insight on the latest developments that they can apply at their practice,” said Dr. Yasser Nakhlawi, a sentiment echoed by Dr. Jaishen Rajah.

This event will offer pediatricians to get valuable medical updates and scientific insight on key pediatric sub-specialties. In addition, those with a particular interest in pediatric pulmonary will have the unique opportunity to network with peers and learn from experiences in different countries.

Synovetics is a leading provider of healthcare education, providing a powerful platform for continuing medical education (CME) to healthcare professionals in need of quality training, skill enhancement and valuable networking opportunities that will help participants to build a repository of CME hours that help in license renewals and professional validation.

Other events being planned by Synovetics are The 1st Ophthalmology Conference 2012, The 1st Orthopedic Conference 2012, The 5th Medication Safety Conference 2012 (which will be held alongside the International Medication Safety Network – IMSN -Annual Meeting). Synovetics medical events can be viewed at

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