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Pure Health presents Forbes Middle East Healthcare Summit 2022 which will take place in St Regis Abu Dhabi from 13-14 December, bringing together Healthcare executives, thought leaders, and the intellect behind healthcare treatment and delivery to explore the fast-paced pace of innovation and the promising prospects for future breakthroughs.

Advisory Council

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Shaista Asif

Group Chief Operating Officer


Pure Health

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Ayman Mokhtar

Regional President Middle East, Turkey and Levant


Viatris

moderator

Dr. Fatima Al Kaabi

Executive Director, Abu Dhabi Bone Marrow Transplant Program


Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center

moderator

Dr. Noura Ghaithi

Chief Executive Officer


Ambulatory Healthcare Services

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David Hadley

Chief Executive Officer


Mediclinic Middle East

Speakers

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H.E Dr Farida Al Hosani

Executive Director Communicable Diseases Sector


Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Advisor at WHO PIP Framework & Adjunct Associate Professor UAEU

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Dr. Mariam Al Mazrouei

Executive Director of Healthcare Payers Sector


Department of Health - Abu Dhabi

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Jorge A. Guzman

President & Chief Executive Officer


Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi

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Dr. Mohamad Hamade

Chief Executive Officer


Amanat Holdings

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Dr. Ibtessam Al Bastaki

Director of Investment and Partnership Department


Dubai Health Authority

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Sadia Khuram

Group Chief Strategy Officer


PureHealth

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Dr. Omar Najim

Director of Executive Affairs and Special Projects Office


Department of Health - Abu Dhabi

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Ashish Koshy

Chief Executive Officer


G42 Healthcare

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Sophie Smith

Chief Executive Officer


Nabta Health

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Tarek Youssef Hosni

Chief Executive Officer


Jamjoom Pharma

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Dr. Mohammed Hassan Amin

President & Chief Executive Officer


Elaj Group

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Ahmed Al Bastaki

Chief Commercial Officer


Rafed UAE

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Lamia Tazi

Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer


Sothema

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Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi

Chief Critical Infrastructure & Response


Pure Health

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Thamer Al-Muhid

Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director


Saudi Chemical Company Holding

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Mohit Kumar

Founder


Ultrahuman

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Tamara Sunbul

Medical Director of Clinical Informatics


Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH)

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Mazen Hassanain

Founder & Managing Director


SaudiVax

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Robert Denson

Acting Chief Executive Officer


Malaffi

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Dr. Yendry Ventura Carmenate

Chief Executive Officer


Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre

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Dr. Mona Hammami

Partner McKinsey & Company; Geographical Leader, UAE


McKinsey Health Institute

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Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul

MD, Chief Executive Officer, Fakeeh University Hospital & VP Growth Office


Fakeeh Care Group

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Jaykumar Patel

Managing Director & Partner


Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

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Raza Siddiqui

Chief Executive Officer


Arabian Healthcare Group

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Sara Barada

Partner, Middle East Healthcare and Life Sciences Lead


Roland Berger

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Dr. Erik Koornneef

Director of Research and Innovation


Pure Health

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Dr. Sven-Olaf Vathje

Partner and Head of Health & Life Sciences


Oliver Wyman, IMEA

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Dr. Saif AlJaibeji

Chief Government & Business Development Officer


Daman - National Health Insurance Company

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Dr. Gizem Akalin

Vice President, General Manager Gulf


GSK

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Dr. Tarek Dufan

Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Radiation Oncology


American Hospital Dubai

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Dr. Andreas Hartmann

Principal


Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

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Ehab Zawaideh

General Manager Middle East


GE Healthcare

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Dr. Hinda Daggag

Corporate Genetic Project Head, Corporate Medical & Clinical Affairs


Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA

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Saif Daoud Al Siksek

Group Chief Information Officer


Abu Dhabi Healthcare Company – SEHA

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Le Song

Department Chair of Machine Learning, and Professor of Machine Learning


Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI)

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Dr. Sadyk Gusniev

Venture Partner


Genome Capital

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Sacha Haider

Partner


Global Venture

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Dr. Paul Aoun

Chief Governance Officer & Endocrinology Consultant


American Hospital Dubai

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Dr. Sarper Tanli

Founder


Diginova Health Solutions

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Dr. Panco Georgiev

Senior Partner


Healthcare Systems & Services Practice EEMA, McKinsey

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Ramia Farrage

Senior Presenter / Producer


Forbes Middle East

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Allan Boston

Chief Executive Officer


The Medical Office

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Milton Chen

Founder & Chief Executive Officer


VSee

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Shaun Barry Davies

Chief Executive Officer


The Life Corner

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Jamila Gandhi

Senior Reporter


Forbes Middle East

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Jad Najjar

Principal


Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

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Khaldoon Bushnaq

Co Founder & Chief Executive Officer


Alma Health

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Dr. Sara Al Madani

Serial Entrepreneur


HalaHi

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Sally Moussa

International Speaker & Presenter


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Omar Al Madidy

Event Host & Emcee


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Agenda

Healthcare Summit 2022

9:30 am – 10:15 am   

Networking Coffee

10:20 am – 10:25 am   

Forbes Insights

10:30 am – 10:40 am   

Chief Guest Address

H.E. Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director Communicable Diseases Sector,
Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Advisor at WHO PIP Framework & Adjunct Associate Professor UAEU

10:45 am – 10:55 am   

Partner Address by PureHealth

Shaista Asif, Group Chief Operating Officer, PureHealth

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Panel 1 | Longevity The Ultimate North Star

This session will have the experts decode the science of longevity and how technology-driven, preventive as well as personalised healthcare solutions can not only increase the average lifespan in the UAE, but also healthier and fuller lives.
Shaista Asif, Group Chief Operating Officer, PureHealth
Dr. Fatima Al Kaabi, Executive Director of Emirates Genome and Health Affairs in Abu Dhabi Executive Office & Advisor to Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Center
Dr. Sven-Olaf Vathje, Partner and Head of Health & Life Sciences, Oliver Wyman, IMEA
Moderator: Dr. Mona Hammami, Partner, McKinsey & Company; Geographical Leader, UAE, McKinsey Health Institute

11:35 am – 12:05 pm

Panel 2: Next Gen Healthcare Models – An Eye to the Future

In ten years, how will medical science, global healthcare delivery, and access to care look? Visionaries discuss why they are inspired by the future of patient care—and patients—from big data to AI to the future supply chain.
Jorge A. Guzman, Chief Executive Officer, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Dr. Gizem Akalin, Vice President, General Manager Gulf, GSK
Dr. Paul Aoun, Chief Governance Officer & Endocrinology Consultant, American Hospital Dubai
Allan Boston, Chief Executive Officer, The Medical Office
Moderator: Dr. Panco Georgiev, Senior Partner, Healthcare Systems & Services Practice EEMA, McKinsey

12:10 pm – 12:40 pm

Panel 3: Access, Sustainability And Outcomes: Reimagining The Future Of Healthcare

This session will encourage discussion about improving the quality of healthcare investments and partnerships among key stakeholders to create a more productive and equitable society and economy in which care is easily accessible and sustainable.
Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi, Chief Critical Infrastructure & Response PureHealth
Dr. Fatih Mehmet Gul, Chief Executive Officer, Fakeeh University Hospital & VP Growth Office, Fakeeh Care Group
Dr. Ihsan Almarzooqi, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Glucare.Health
Moderator: Jad Najjar, Principal, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

12:45 pm – 1:15 pm

Panel 4: Machine Medicine: Betting Big on AI

AI holds immense promise for transforming healthcare and saving lives, with real-world applications in disease diagnosis, drug discovery, and robot delivery. Leaders break down the promise of AI now and what comes next—both for the technology and those adopting it.
Junaid Khan, Chief Technology Officer, PureCS
Le Song, Department Chair of Machine Learning, and Professor of Machine Learning, Mohamed bin Zayed University of Artificial Intelligence (MBZUAI)
Thamer Al-Muhaid, Group Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Saudi Chemical Company Holding
Moderator: Dr. Sweta Adatia, Specialist neurologist and Medical Director, RAK Hospital, UAE

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Prayer and Lunch Break – Ballroom

2:20 pm – 2:50 pm

Panel 5: The Integration of Wearables into healthcare

This session will discuss the ever-evolving digital health landscape, wearable technology has integrated itself into healthcare. By accelerating patient insights to providers, wearables offer real-time data to care givers and provider organizations, augmenting and informing medical care.
Saif Daoud Al Siksek, Group Chief Information Officer, Abu Dhabi Healthcare Company – SEHA
Mohit Kumar, Founder, Ultrahuman
Moderator: Jamila Gandhi, Senior Reporter, Forbes Middle East

2:55 pm – 3:25 pm

Panel 6: The Rare Diseases of Today Cured Tomorrow?

Gene editing and CRISPR-based therapeutics show promise for taking on previously uncurable diseases. Experts on this panel will share insights on their collaboration to discover, develop, manufacture and commercialize a potential one-time cure for devastating diseases and how this breakthrough could apply to other diseases.
Dr. Yendry Ventura Carmenate, Chief Executive Officer, Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre
Tamara Sunbul, Medical Director of Clinical Informatics, Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH)
Dr. Hinda Daggag, Corporate Genetic Project Head, Corporate Medical & Clinical Affairs, Abu Dhabi Health Services Company – SEHA
Moderator: Ramia Farrage, Senior Producer and Presenter, Forbes Middle East

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Panel 7: Rethinking Vaccine Policies & Regulatory Framework to bolster Access & Affordability.

This Critical Conversation will bring together health experts, policymakers, thought leaders, and activists to discuss topics such as Global Health, Intellectual Property, and equitable resource distribution to ask if we can do for other essential medicines what we have done for the COVID-19 vaccine.
Ahmed Al Bastaki, Chief Commercial Officer, Rafed UAE
Dr. Farida Al Hosani, Executive Director Communicable Diseases Sector,
Abu Dhabi Public Health Center, Advisor at WHO PIP Framework & Adjunct Associate Professor UAEU

Mohamed Mostafa, Chief Executive Officer, PDC CRO
Moderator: Sally Moussa, International Speaker & Presenter

7:00 pm onwards

Cocktails, Networking & Entertainment – Azura Lower Deck

Healthcare Summit 2022

9:30 am – 10:20 am   

Networking Coffee

10:25 am – 10:35 am   

Welcome Address

10:40 am – 11:10 am

Panel 1: Hospital in the cloud: Transforming Healthcare

Cloud adoption is on track to transform the healthcare sector. The discussion will highlight how to best leverage cloud solutions to empower operations, data management and improved patient care, while efficiently minimising costs, resource utilization and accelerating innovations.
Sadia Khuram, Group Chief Strategy Officer, PureHealth
Ashish Koshy, Chief Executive Officer, G42 Healthcare
Moderator: Sumit Puri, Co Founder, Synergy Digital Solutions

11:15 am – 11:45 pm

Panel 2: Pharma Perspective: A Post-Pandemic Time of Transformation

The drug industry is at the forefront of an international discussion. How can we ensure that patients worldwide can access the medicines they require? Can we strike a balance between costs and the need for innovation?
Lamia Tazi, Chairwoman and Chief Executive Officer, Sothema
Shaun Barry Davies, Chief Executive Officer, The Life Corner
Tarek Youssef Hosni, Chief Executive Officer, Jamjoom Pharma
Mazen Hassanain, Founder & Managing Director, SaudiVax
Moderator: Dr. Andreas Hartmann, Principal, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

11:50 am – 12:00 pm

American Hospital Insights: Advance Treatments

Ahmad Yahya, Chief Operations Officer, American Hospital Dubai

12:05 pm – 12:35 pm

Panel 3: Making UAE the Next Healthcare Innovation Capital

With a spotlight on AI, UAE is fostering a unique tech-based economy. From finance to education to healthcare, entrepreneurs and investors are relocating from traditional tech hubs to the digital oasis in the middle east. Prominent leaders from government and industry share their secrets for attracting talent, capital, and world-class researchers and leaders to build centres of innovation and opportunity.
Dr. Omar Najim, Director of Executive Affairs and Special Projects Office, Department of Health – Abu Dhabi
Dr Tarek Dufan, Chief Medical Officer and Chief of Radiation Oncology, American Hospital Dubai
Raza Siddiqui, Chief Executive Officer, Arabian Healthcare Group
Robert Denson, Acting Chief Executive Officer, Malaffi (Abu Dhabi Health Data Services)
Moderator: Sara Al Madani, Serial Entrepreneur, HalaHi

12:40 pm – 1:10 pm

Panel 4: Public-Private Partnership for Sustainable Healthcare Transformation

The panel will discuss effective policies for healthcare PPP projects, governance and transparency, security of the regulatory framework, long-term private funding for national projects, and global PPP laws and best practices.
Ibtessam Al Bastaki, Director of Investment and Partnership Department, Dubai Health Authority
Dr. Mariam Al Mazrouei, Executive Director of Healthcare Payers Sector, Department of Health – Abu Dhabi
Dr. Saif AlJaibeji, Chief Government & Business Development Officer, Daman – National Health Insurance Company
Moderator: Jaykumar Patel, Managing Director & Partner, Boston Consulting Group (BCG)

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Prayer and Lunch Break – The Terrace Restaurant

2:20 pm – 2:50 pm

Panel 5: Elevating Access: Funding the Future of Healthcare

This discussion will delve into the future of healthcare investment and funding in order to develop newer models of care.
Sacha Haider, Partner, Global Venture
Dr. Mohamad Hamade, Chief Executive Officer, Amanat Holdings
Dr. Sadyk Gusniev, Venture Partner, Genome Capital
Moderator: Sara Barada, Partner – Middle East Healthcare and Life Sciences Lead, Roland Berger

2:55 pm – 3:25 pm

Panel 6: Finding the Right Fit: Effective Partnerships with Next-Generation Health Tech Startups

The discussion will center on developing meaningful partnerships between the disruptors and the incumbents of the healthcare ecosystem to make a difference in the lives of patients and the people who care for them.
Sophie Smith, Chief Executive Officer, Nabta Health
Khaldoon Bushnaq, Co Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Alma Health
Mohammed Hassan Amin, President & Chief Executive Officer, Elaj Group
Dr. Sarper Tanli, Founder, Diginova Health Solutions
Moderator: Said Murad, Partner, Global Ventures

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Panel 7: The Future of Healthcare is in the Home

Patients, payers and providers are turning to telehealth, personal emergency response systems (PERS) and remote monitoring for relief from an overstressed, under-delivering system.
Dr. Noura Al Ghaithi, Chief Executive Officer, Ambulatory Health Services Abu Dhabi
Ehab Zawaideh, General Manager Middle East, GE Healthcare
Milton Chen, Founder & CEO, VSee
Dr. Erik Koornneef, Director of Research and Innovation, Pure Health
Moderator: Sally Moussa, International Speaker & Presenter

7:00 pm onwards

Recognition Ceremony & Gala Dinner – Al Mudhaif Ballroom

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