Welcome Message from the Scientific Committee Chair

It is with great privilege that I welcome you all to Qatar’s first International Rehabilitation Conference.  The commendable efforts made by our fellow clinicians and academicians in rehabilitation across the world harmonizes with the Qatar National Vision 2030 to achieve outstanding progress in the field. We live in an exciting and rejuvenating post COVID-19 period where it is imperative that we embrace and share scientific information, knowledge, experiences and advancements in the field of rehabilitation to empower our patients and their families in the journey from diagnosis to reintegration back into the community.

Discussion topicsopics have been chosen diligently to ensure alignment with the key theme of the conference while accommodating a diversified representation of expert speakers from all relevant disciplines across the globe. We are confident that this conference will create an environment where our delegates can collectively discuss unique opportunities and obstacles in the field of rehabilitation globally and locally, participate in collaborative work and arrive at outcomes and pathways that will enhance the quality and safety of patient care. 

We look forward to welcoming you to our conference in January 2024. For those wishing to travel to Qatar for this exciting opportunity  where the weather in this beautiful peninsula in the Arabian Gulf will be cool and the hospitality will be as warm as ever, I am sure that you will enjoy your visit and the offerings from our conference. We look forward to your active participation in this unique forum for sharing information and professional networking. Let us think and work together to empower our patients and enrich the expertise of our colleagues.

Dr. Poovathoor Joseph Alexander
Chair, Scientific Planning committee
Consultant, Physical medicine and Rehabilitation
Qatar Rehabilitation Institute