Medlab Middle East partners with Dubai Health Authority for Blood Donation Drive during exhibition

  • Blood Transfusion Medicine – a new addition to the Medlab conference agenda – to address the safe and effective collection, preparation and transfusion of blood
  • Medlab Middle East takes place from 3-6 February at the Dubai World Trade Centre

According to Dr Raouf, only 0.6 per cent of the UAE population are AB negative, 1.8 per cent are B negative, 2.4 per cent are A negative, and 4 per cent are O negative. Positive blood types are the most common blood type and are found in 38.6 per cent of the population.

The 19th edition of the Medlab Middle East congress will feature 12 CME accredited multi-disciplinary conferences, including, a dedicated conference on Blood Transfusion Medicine.

The conference, which is supported by the International Society of Blood Transfusion and the Saudi Society of Transfusion Medicine, will feature several renowned international blood specialists presenting guidelines and regulatory updates on safe and effective collection, preparation and transfusion of blood products tailored for lab and transfusion specialists.

The conference, chaired by Dr  May Raouf ,Head of blood donation center ,Dubai Health Authority  and co-chaired by Dr Naema Omeziane, Medical Director, Abu Dhabi Blood Bank, SEHA, will examine critical topics including technological breakthroughs, global and regional challenges of recruitment and retention of blood donors, transfusion transmitted infections and screening of donors, amongst others.

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About Medlab Middle East

Medlab Middle East stems from 15 years of growth alongside the MENA region’s largest healthcare event, Arab Health. Moving into its 4th year as a stand-alone show, this annual medical laboratory meeting brings together exhibitors and attendees from over 135+ countries, giving them the opportunity to present the latest innovations, as well as access cutting-edge laboratory products and services.

Medlab Middle East will take place from 3-6 February 2020 at the Dubai World Trade Centre, Dubai, UAE.

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