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.

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Advisory Council


Shaista Asif

Group Chief Operating Officer

Pure Health


Ayman Mokhtar

Regional President Middle East, Turkey and Levant



Dr. Fatima Al Kaabi

Director of ADBMT

Abu Dhabi Stem Cell Center


Dr. Noura Ghaithi

Chief Executive Officer

Ambulatory Healthcare Services


David Hadley

Chief Executive Officer

Mediclinic Middle East



Dr. Farida Al Hosani

Executive Director Communicable Diseases Sector

Abu Dhabi Public Health Center & Official Spokesperson for the UAE Health Sector


Dr. Mariam Al Mazrouei

Executive Director of Healthcare Payers Sector

Department of Health - Abu Dhabi


Jorge A. Guzman

President & Chief Executive Officer

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi


Dr. Mohamad Hamade

Chief Executive Officer

Amanat Holdings


Dr. Ibtessam Al Bastaki

Director of Investment and Partnership Department

Dubai Health Authority


Sadia Khurram

Group Chief Strategy Officer



Dr. Yendry Ventura Carmenate

Chief Executive Officer

Abu Dhabi Stem Cells Centre


Shaun Barry Davies

Chief Executive Officer

The Life Corner


Sophie Smith

Chief Executive Officer

Nabta Health


Tarek Youssef Hosni

Chief Executive Officer

Jamjoom Pharma


Dr. Mohammed Hassan Amin

President & Chief Executive Officer

Elaj Group


Ahmed Al Bastaki

Chief Commercial Officer

Rafed UAE


Lamia Tazi

Chairwoman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer



Dr. Marwan Al Kaabi

Chief Critical Infrastructure & Response

Pure Health


Thamer Al-Muhaid

Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director

Saudi Chemical Holding Company


Mohit Kumar




Tamara Sunbul

Medical Director of Clinical Informatics

Johns Hopkins Aramco Healthcare (JHAH)


Mazen Hassanain

Founder & MD



Robert Denson

Acting Chief Executive Officer



13 Dec 2022
14 Dec 2022

Healthcare Summit 2022

09:30 am – 10:00 am   

Networking Coffee

10:10 am – 10:15 am   

Welcome Remarks

10:20 am – 10:25 am   

Opening Address Forbes

10:30 am – 10:40 am   

Chief Guest Keynote

10:45 am – 10:55 am   

Partner Address by Pure Health

11:00 am – 11:30 am

Panel 1: 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.

11:35 am – 12:05 pm

Panel 2: 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.

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.

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.

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Prayer and Lunch Break

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.

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.

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.

4:05 pm – 4:15 pm

Closing Note & Remarks

7:00 pm onwards

Cocktail Networking

Healthcare Summit 2022

9:30 am – 10:15 am   

Networking Coffee

10:20 am – 10:25 am   

Welcome Remarks

10:30 am – 10:35 am   

Opening Keynote

10:40 am – 10:50 am   

Special Address

10:55 am – 11:25 am

Panel 1: Cloud Hospitals: 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.

11:30 am – 12:00 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?

12:05 pm – 12:35 pm

Panel 3: Making UAE the Next 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.

12:40 pm – 1:10 pm

Panel 4: Achieve More with Less: Utilize Real-time Data to Assist in Providing High Quality Care

This session will deep dive into how to build integrated care systems that effectively track each patient’s journey and improve data analysis & efficiency through the use of technologies such as AI and machine learning to name a few.

1:15 pm – 2:15 pm

Prayer and Lunch Break

2:20 pm – 2:50 pm

Panel 5: 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.

2:55 pm – 3:25 pm

Panel 6: 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.

3:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Panel 7: 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.

4:05 pm – 4:35 pm

Panel 8: 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.

4:40 pm – 4:45 pm

Closing Remarks

7:00 pm

Gala Dinner and Awards Ceremony


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