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This four-day workshop is designed for policy makers, academics, hospital and health system leaders and health professionals with an interest in Health Systems. Its overall goal is to discuss the health system opportunities and challenges for MENA countries to deliver high quality, safe, and affordable health care to its citizens.

This comprehensive workshop will cover a variety of topics including universal health coverage, health systems concepts, financing healthcare and health information systems and technology using models from within and outside the MENA regions.

Healthcare leaders, professionals and policy-makers from the MENA region are encouraged to attend. The cost of attending this four-day workshop is US $500.00.
Program Details & Course Directors
The workshop will feature lectures and group discussion with speakers from Harvard Medical School, T.H. Chan School of Public Health (Harvard), The World Health Organization-EMRO, The University of Edinburgh, and the Cleveland Clinic.

Course Directors Include:
  • Dr. Sameen Siddiqi, Director, Dept. Health Systems Development, World Health Organization
  • Dr. Ajay Singh, Associate Dean for Global & Continuing Education, Harvard Medical School
  • Dr. Zafar Mirza, Director of Health Systems Development, WHO-EMRO
The workshop is sponsored by The World Health Organization (WHO), The Dubai Harvard Foundation for Medical Research (DHFMR) and the Harvard Medical School Center for Global Health Delivery-Dubai. The workshop will run from Thursday, November 9, 2017, through Sunday, November 12, 2017, and will be held at the Fairmont Dubai Hotel, Sheik Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE.

Attendees are responsible for their own accommodation arrangements.
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