UAE – M42, a leading global health-tech powerhouse, joins forces with the Longevity Forum to spotlight global health experts and speakers, driving tech-enabled health breakthroughs on the M42 Main Stage at the inaugural Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week 2024 (ADGHW). 

Hosted by the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Khaled bin Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Chairman of Abu Dhabi Executive Council, the event aims to redefine the future of healthcare and life sciences for a healthier world. 

Scheduled from May 13 to 15 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC), ADGHW seeks to unite the global healthcare community under the theme: “Accelerating the Future of Global Healthcare.”

As the Foundation Partner, M42 brings together a distinguished lineup of global health visionaries and leading tech experts to Abu Dhabi.

Partnering with The Longevity Forum, M42 will host renowned international speakers, including Dr. David Rhew, Global Chief Medical Officer at Microsoft, and Dr. David Sinclair, Professor of Epigenetics and Longevity at Harvard, among others.

H.E. Dr. Noura Al Ghaithi, Undersecretary of the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi (DoH), expressed enthusiasm for the collaboration with M42. 

She highlighted the event’s aim to accelerate the future of healthcare on the global stage, emphasizing the importance of collaboration in addressing tomorrow’s healthcare challenges.

M42’s Main Stage promises a dynamic and immersive experience, featuring a robust daily program designed to captivate and inspire. 

Hasan Jasem Al Nowais, Managing Director and Group CEO of M42, reiterated M42’s commitment to shaping a sustainable and inclusive health ecosystem enabled by technology.

Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, part of the M42 group and a designated teaching hospital in the UAE, will serve as the official Education Partner for the event, supporting professional development and advancing healthcare practices in the region.

Dubai Municipality launches Health and Safety Week to promote workplace well-being

Meanwhile, last week, Dubai Municipality in accordance with the annual World Workplace Health and Safety Day, typically held on April 28, initiated an effort to enhance workplace safety and well-being with the launch of its Health and Safety Week event that commenced on April 29 through May 2. 

Dr. Naseem Rafie, Acting CEO of Dubai Municipality’s Health and Safety Department, highlighted the significance of the event in showcasing ongoing efforts towards developing an integrated preventive system. 

She emphasized the proactive nature of occupational safety and health management systems in mitigating workplace hazards and safeguarding human capital.

In a related development, the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) recently established a Disaster and Crisis Management Office to enhance the health sector’s preparation and equip it to efficiently manage any emergency crisis. 

Dr. Khalid Abdullah Lootah, Director of the Disaster Management Office, stressed the office’s role in addressing health-related crises or catastrophes efficiently.

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