• 3/12/2023

    Doha 12 March 2023: More than 3000 healthcare professionals will gather in-person and virtually in Doha this week for the 2023 Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare. Now in its 10th year, the Forum is the biggest event of its kind in the region dedicated to healthcare quality and will be held at the Sheraton Grand Resort and Hotel. With a line-up of international and local healthcare experts on the program, the Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is again hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI).

    This year’s event will focus on Healthcare Resilience in Extraordinary Times with five learning tracks for attendees:

    • Improvement Science
    • Person-Centered Care
    • Flow, Safety and Value Improvement
    • Leadership, Resilience and Sustainability
    • Population Health

    For the first time, this year’s event will include eleven immersive excursions for attendees, two of which will highlight the key role played by the healthcare sector in World Cup Qatar 2022. The two excursions are: Specialized Care for Athletes during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022; and Major Incident Response Preparedness during the World Cup. Registered attendees will be able to see first-hand the healthcare system’s response to the World Cup Qatar 2022 including seeing behind the scenes at the National Health Incident Command Center as well as touring Al Janoub Stadium to see how specialized care was delivered to players.

    Speakers for this year’s event include Professor Jason Leitch, National Clinical Director of the Scottish Government; Kedar Mate, MD, is the President and Chief Executive Officer at the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI); and Dr. Abdullatif Al Khal, Deputy Chief Medical Officer at HMC.

    For more information and registration, please visit MEF2023.hamad.qa