First Royal Hospital International Conference to Begin Saturday

The 1st Royal Hospital International

Conference will begin at the Oman Convention and Exhibition Center

this Saturday under the patronage of Sayyid Dr. Fahad bin Al-Julanda

al-Said, Assistant Secretary General for Innovation Development at The

Research Council.

The three-day conference is organized by the Ministry of Health

(MoH) represented by the Directorate General of Royal Hospital in

collaboration with the Oman Medical Specialties Board (OMSB) and

the Oman Medical Association (OMA).

The conference is the first of its kind in the Sultanate of its idea as a

spectrum of conferences representing most of RH specialties.

The conference is expected to witness a wide range of local and

international participations of more than 3500 participants representing

medical and assistant medical categories from the RH, as well as

Sultanate’s different health institutions, the private sector, and

associations, in addition to participants from the GCC countries.

A total of 84 scientific sessions will be run by 228 prominent

lecturers, medical and healthcare experts of the multidisciplinary

specializations from Oman, GCC, and worldwide.

The 1st Royal Hospital International Conference will include the

specialties of Anaesthesia, Critical Care, Child Health, Medical

Laboratories (Microbiology, Biochemistry, Hematology, and

Histopathology), Medicine, Genetics, Oncology, Nuclear Medicine,

Nursing, Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Obs-Gynee), Pharmacy,

Radiology, Surgery, Urology, and Emergency (ER).

The three-day conference will discuss plenty of specialized topics

through 280 working papers and includes an accompanying exhibition

of the pharmacy companies and medical equipment.

A number of three pre-conference workshops will be held on Friday.

The first workshop concerned with Medical Physics, the second

underlined Anaesthesia Ultrasound guided regional blocks, and the

third focuses on Anaesthesia Bronchoscopy in critical care.

The conference aims to explore the latest advancements of the

involved medical specialties, build up regional and international

scientific expertise, in addition to viewing the innovative technology,

drugs, and device of the pharmaceutical companies and medical


Source: Oman News Agency