Message from the Conference Chairperson

Dear Esteemed Colleagues,

Welcome to the inaugural Qatar International Rehabilitation Conference (QIRC-1). This conference is a significant milestone that not only transcends conventions but provides endless possibilities in the progression of healthcare. 

QIRC-1 serves as the catalyst for Qatar's ascent to the forefront of global healthcare transformation. Our shared vision extends beyond the event, fostering a world-class rehabilitation paradigm that is universally accessible and affordable. This vision resonates with the very essence of human dignity, promising a future where everyone finds encouragement and empowerment through rehabilitation.

The Qatar Rehabilitation Institute epitomizes this commitment, offering pioneering rehabilitation care that seamlessly unites affordability with unwavering quality. This legacy extends beyond borders, reverberating throughout the region and beyond.

Qatar's reputation for world-class rehabilitation specialists heralds its emergence as a beacon of rehabilitation health tourism. Our principles go beyond geographic boundaries, inviting experts to collaborate, learn and pioneer the frontiers of rehabilitation science and care.

At the distinguished Ritz-Carlton Doha, accommodating around 1200 attendees, our hybrid event extends past physical limits. QIRC-1 encapsulates our nation’s unwavering dedication to excellence through our Qatar Rehabilitation Institute; a center of excellence where innovative methodologies harmonize with cutting-edge technology, setting the global gold standard for rehabilitation care.

Qatar's role in healthcare evolution is not passive; it is trailblazing. We aspire to lead the World Health Organization's Rehabilitation 2030 initiative, becoming a global leader in best practice. This vision is not mere rhetoric; it is ingrained in our very essence.

With immense anticipation, QIRC-1 embodies the core of these aspirations and the epicenter of transformation, where thoughts and discussions become realized and history is inscribed. As we convene, let our collective determination resonate through time; inspiring generations to come.

Poised elegantly for a future of healthcare magnificence,

Dr Hanadi Al Hamad  
Deputy Chief Rehabilitation, Geriatrics and Long-Term Care
Hamad Medical Corporation