Arab Health Innovation & Achievement Awards 2015 Shortlist Announced

Seven awards categories to highlight the region’s growth and achievements in the healthcare field.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, January 09, 2015 --( Informa Life Sciences Exhibitions, organisers of the annual Arab Health Exhibition & Congress, have announced the shortlisted nominees for the 8th Arab Health Innovation & Achievement Awards. The awards are an acknowledgment of the exceptional accomplishments of individuals and organisations from the medical and healthcare industry in the Middle East, and their contributions to the progression in the field of medicine. Shortlisted nominees come from UAE, Qatar, Kuwait, Lebanon and Saudi Arabia and were chosen from more than 150 nominees who have excelled in the region’s healthcare sector.

The winners will be announced on the sidelines of the Arab Health Exhibition & Congress on 27 January 2015 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre.

Commenting on being shortlisted for the Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician Award, Dr Dima Abdelmannan from the Dubai Diabetes Centre said: “I am privileged to be shortlisted for the Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician award; this will motivate me on to continue in the career of my choice.”

Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics, part of Anglo Arabian Healthcare, are amongst the shortlisted organisations; Mark Adams, Founder and CEO of Anglo Arabian Healthcare commented that “Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics are incredibly proud to have been shortlisted for the Roche Excellence in Laboratory Award for the second consecutive year. This achievement in itself shows the commitment that the Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics team has to exceed every expectation in providing quality assured, exceptional laboratory testing services across the UAE.”

The shortlisted nominees for each award category are as follows:
Excellence in Radiology Award:
Clemenceau Medical Centre – Lebanon
National Centre for Cancer Care and Research, (HMC) – Qatar
Radiology Department, King Abdul Aziz University, Jeddah - KSA
Excellence in Surgery Services Award
Burjeel Hospital – UAE
The Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Centre - AL Noor Hospital Airport Road Branch -UAE
MEDCARE Hospital - UAE
Paediatric Spine Surgery – Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC) - UAE

Roche Excellence in Laboratory Award
Clemenceau Medical Centre - Lebanon
King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre – KSA
Proficiency Healthcare Diagnostics (PHD) - UAE
Excellence in Patient Centred Care Award
Dr Sulaiman Al Habib Olaya Medical Complex - KSA
Enaya Specialized Care Facility - Rumailah Hospital, HMC - Qatar
Family Support Coordinator in ICU - Tawam Hospital - UAE
Cleveland Clinic Young Clinician Award
Dr Dima Abdelmannan, Dubai Diabetes Centre – UAE
Dr Ebaa Alozairi, Kuwait University - Kuwait
Dr Khalid Abdalla Alnaqbi, Al Ain Hospital- UAE

Young Surgeon of the Year Award
Dr Ahmed Afifi, Aswan Heart Centre, Magdi Yacoub Foundation - Egypt
Dr Amal Yahiya Hassan, Saudi German Hospital – Yemen
Dr Tariq Abbas, Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) - Qatar

The winner for the Outstanding Contribution of an Individual to the Middle East Healthcare Industry award will be announced during the Awards Ceremony.
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