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Improving access to precision radiation medicine

January 25 @ 18:30 - 20:00 +04

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Join Elekta for their Customer Gala and symposium focusing on Improving access to radiation therapy.

Hear from key partners how radiation therapy will contribute to providing access to better care for cancer patients in the Middle East and Africa.

Symposium: IMPROVING ACCESS TO PRECISION RADIATION MEDICINE

18:30 Welcome by Gustaf Salford, President and CEO at Elekta & Jan Thesleff, Commissioner General at Swedish
Committee for Participation at Expo 2020

18:40 Remarks on National Cancer Plan UAE presented by Dr. Prof. Humaid Al-Shamsi – Director of Burjeel Cancer Institute (BCI) Comprehensive Cancer Center & VPS Oncology at VPS Healthcare UAE MR-Guided RT

19:00 The Importance of Hypofractionation presented by Prof. Dr Merdan Fayda – Liv Hospital, Turkey

19:20 Panel discussion: Access to High Precision RT

Moderator: Mattias Thorsson

Panelists:

  •  Dr. Husam Hicazi King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia
  • Dr Ibrahim abu Ghaidia, Burjeel Medical City, UAE

19:50 Panel discussion: Role of the foundation and principle for cancer care

Moderator: Mattias Thorsson

Participants:

  • Cecilia Wikström, Member of the Board at Elekta
  • Dr. Abdulkareem Alolama, Al Jalila Group, UAE
  • Dr. Sherif Abouel Naga, Children Cancer Hospital, Kairo, Egypt
    20:20 Closing remarks by Habib Nehme, Executive Vice President Elekta

Details

Date:
January 25
Time:
18:30 - 20:00 +04
Event Tags:

Organizer

Elekta

Venue

Swedish Pavilion
Dubai, United Arab Emirates + Google Map

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