- March 23, 2011:
DUPHAT Conference and Exhibition commenced today at the Dubai International Convention and Exhibition Centre with large participation by Pharmacists, drug manufacturers and suppliers who came to learn and benefit from the latest updates in the industry.
Despite the fact the pharmaceutical industry had achieved a tremendous progress in the past years, yet there are lots of pressing issues that are vague due to the lack of data and resource. However, the DUPHAT conference this year sheds light on these issues of interest in the pharmacology science and tries to present solutions.
Distinguished Speakers from the UAE, Belgium, United Kingdom, Denmark, Australia, Egypt and Japan specializing in Pharmacology, Academics and Research shared their latest expertise and greatly contribute to the pharmacy profession during DUPHAT conference.
Dr. Ali Al Sayed Director of Pharmaceutical Services Department at the Dubai Health Authority and the conference chairman said “For the second consecutive day, the speakers have discussed many relevant topics including; The pharmacist’s Role in personalised Medicine, the Role of Pharmacists in Individualized Medicine; Evolving Science in Pharmaceutical Practice, Implementation of a Robot for Chemotherapy Preparation, Technology Driven Topical and Systemic Drug Delivery Systems, Pharmacy Practice Governance, Worksite Health and Productivity Management to Name a Few.
Dr. Ali also said that DUPHAT conference intends to meet the interests of pharmacists from hospitals and community pharmacies, professionals from the pharma-industry, marketing professionals, researchers, academics, scientists, biotech experts, clinicians, students and other healthcare professionals.
The scientific program also included a number of workshops presented by internationally renowned specialists. The second day workshops covered topics such as Monitoring Pharmaceuticals during Storing, Handling, and Transportation by Means of Indicators, Health Risk Appraisal at the Worksite, Medication Safety, and Strategy to Enhance Patients Adherence to Medication.
On the exhibition side, more than 300 regional and international pharmaceutical companies are showing their latest products and researches at the DUPHAT. The exhibition attracts more and more exhibitors every year due to many attendees interested in this field. DUPHAT conference and exhibition is expected to attract more than 10,000 visitors and participants this year.