SCHS hosts 'Rare Syndromes Associated with Disability' conference

January 20, 2023 / 12:07 AM
During the event
Sharjah 24: On Thursday, at the headquarters of Sharjah Media City (Shams), Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) held a press conference to announce its international scientific conference, "Rare Syndromes Associated with Disability," which will be held on February 27 and 28, 2023, under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Dr. Sultan bin Mohammed Al Qasimi, Supreme Council Member and Ruler of Sharjah, in collaboration with the University of Sharjah.
Mona Abdulkarim Al Yafei, Director of Sharjah City for Humanitarian Services (SCHS) and Conference Chair, confirmed in her speech that the conference is the first of its kind in the Arab world, and that the SCHS values scientific and societal awareness, and is keen to keep up with the latest and best global practices that will develop work and services.

By hosting its international scientific conference, the SCHS intends to raise awareness about the most recent medical, practical, educational, and rehabilitation developments and practices for people with rare syndromes, exchange experiences about educational and rehabilitation services for people with rare syndromes, and improve their quality of life and the lives of their families.

In his speech on behalf of Dr. Hamid M.K. Al Naimiy, Chancellor of the University of Sharjah, Dr. Ahmed Falah Al Amoush, Director of the Resource Centre for Persons with Disabilities, confirmed that the conference is one of the most important conferences in our Arab region within a distinct and unique series of conferences organised by SCHS.

In her speech, Dr. Aisha Al Muhairi, Director of the Ministry of Health and Prevention's Quality of Life Office, emphasised the conference's role in raising awareness and knowledge among specialised medical personnel about the most recent developments in medical, practical, educational, and rehabilitative practices for people with rare syndromes. with the goal of assisting national efforts to enhance this group's integration into society.

Mohammed Fawzi, Director of the City's Early Intervention centre and a member of the conference's scientific committee, reiterated SCHS's desire to deliver everything that is novel to society since its foundation.

Dr. Khalid Omar Al Midfa, Chairman of Sharjah Media City (Shams), expressed his pride in SCHS's medical efforts as well as Shams's and his utmost happiness to be a part of this great and inspiring humanitarian work through conference support.

Ahmed Bin Aboud, Chief Financial Officer of the UAE Dragon Oil Company, which operates in the oil and gas industry, presented a speech in which he discussed the company's involvement in supporting several humanitarian and community activities both locally and around the Arab world.

Abdulaziz Hamad Taryam, CEO Adviser and General Manager, Northern Emirates, Etisalat, stated that the firm continues to empower all sectors of society, including those with disabilities, and contribute to enhancing their quality of life.
January 20, 2023 / 12:07 AM

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