UEMedical Places Focus on Importance of Continuous Medical Education
Official Partner of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Congress brings ParkwayHealth Experts to the UAE
Abu Dhabi, UAE; March 31, 2011:
UEMedical, the healthcare developers behind the pioneering hospital project Danat Al Emarat, demonstrated its unyielding commitment to women’s health by supporting the Middle East Obstetrics and Gynaecology Exhibition & Conference 2011 in Dubai. Reinforced by its high profile partnership with Singaporean global healthcare leaders, ParkwayHealth, UEMedical aspires to advance the education and training of medical professionals who will ultimately become leaders in the delivery of women’s health throughout the region.
Parkway specialists are flying to Dubai to share their areas of expertise in a bid to encourage sharing of medical knowledge during the congress and to reveal some of the cutting-edge procedures, which will be performed at Danat Al Emarat Hospital. Amongst the esteemed speakers from Singapore are Dr. Loh Foo Hoe and Dr. Christopher Chong. Dr. Loh worked in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, National University Hospital of Singapore for more than 17 years and prior to that he held the position of Associate Professor in the same university. Dr. Chong, a pioneer in prolapse and its treatment, is currently the Director of the Singapore Urogynae Centre at Gleneagles Hospital. Their research and papers have won them awards and brought them international recognition.
UEMedical’s dedication to medical training will be mirrored in its flagship project, Danat Al Emarat, in which the highest international healthcare standards will be realized through its alliance with Parkway. With over 30 years of experience in healthcare delivery, Parkway will provide clinical development services and manage day-to-day operations at Danat Al Emarat. With international prominence in delivering quality clinical outcomes and performing cutting-edge medical procedures, Parkway will ultimately provide the perfect platform for Danat Al Emarat to become a regional Centre of Excellence in Women’s and Children's Health. Mr. Lee Cheow Seng, CEO of DAE will be arriving in Abu Dhabi shortly in order to spearhead the dissemination of such knowledge and to ensure that the benchmark in regional healthcare standards are set by the women and children’s hospital.
Mohammed Ali Al Shorafa, the Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of UEMedical said, “We are indeed privileged for the opportunity to participate once more at this year’s congress, showcasing our commitment to advancing medicine through specialized education. To us, world-class medical care involves more than state of the art equipment and highly qualified doctors; ongoing training is paramount in any leading healthcare system. In addition to providing the highest of international standards, through our alliance with Parkway, we aim for Danat Al Emarat to become a well-respected hub for ongoing transfer of medical knowledge.”
UEM’s booth is D11 – Sheikh Maktoum Hall.
United Eastern Medical (UEMedical) was formed in 2005 with the aim of raising the standard of healthcare service delivery and has since become Abu Dhabi’s leading privately owned Healthcare Development and Investment Company. UEM possesses the breadth of experience, the network of expertise and the financial backing to assume a prominent role in a complex and challenging healthcare environment, aiming to differentiate themselves on the basis of medical excellence, innovation and an unparalleled level of customer service. UEM will develop and manage an integrated healthcare delivery system that comprises world-class specialty hospitals and outpatient facilities throughout the UAE. Its portfolio of projects is coming together to leverage the combined talent and resources of a world class hospitals, 6 specialty centers and 14 family clinics to create an integrated healthcare delivery system across Abu Dhabi and the UAE. Among its main projects for the coming years, UEM will see the opening of the 250-bed Danat Al Emarat Women & Children’s hospital in Abu Dhabi City (2012). By partnering with a number of internationally renowned healthcare providers, UEM also ensures that international standards in patient care delivery and best practices are put in place. For more information, please visit: www.uems.ae
ParkwayHealth is a leading healthcare group based in Singapore, operating 15 hospitals with more than 3,600 beds in Asia, as well as patient assistance centres throughout the world. It has an extensive network across Asia, Europe, North America and the Middle East with operations in Bangladesh, Brunei, Canada, China, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, United Kingdom and Vietnam. With a team of more than 1,300 accredited specialists covering 40 different specialties, such as haematology, cardiology and neurology, ParkwayHealth is committed to its vision to be a global leader in value-based integrated care. For more information, please visit the website at: www.parkwayhealth.com and www.parkwayholdings.com
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