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تحت رعاية سمو الشـــيخ حــمــدان بن راشـــد آل مــكـتوم، نائب حاكم دبي، وزير المالية، رئيس هيئة الصحة بدبي
Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority

المؤتمر والمعرض الدولي لطب العائلة
The 5th International Family Medicine Conference & Exhibition (IFM)

26 - 28 February 2018
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Global Family Medicine Scientific Alliance – GFMSA

Executive Board

  • Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani
    Executive Chairman – GFMSA


  • Prof. Dr. Tawfik A M Khoja
    Professor of Public Health,
    Family & Community Physician Consultant, KSA


  • Prof. Dr. Faisal Alnasir
    Honorary Staff Member, Dept. of Primary Care & Public Health,
    Imperial College London, UK
    Chairman, The Home Health Center, Bahrain


  • Dr. Ibtesam Al Bastaki
    Dubai Health Authority – UAE


  • Brig. Dr. Ali Singel
    Head of Public Health Committee for Dubai Government Military Section,
    Director of Medical Services & Consultant Dermatologist & Laser Specialist,
    Dubai Police Health Centre, Dubai Police Headquarters, UAE


  • Dr. Ramaan AlBlooshi
    CEO, Dubai HealthCare City Authority,
    Regulation Sector (DHCR), UAE


  • Dr. Mohammed Al-Shareef
    Chairperson of IRB – Medical Services
    Director of Research and Strategic Planning,
    Security Forces Hospital, Makkah, KSA


  • Dr. Mohammed Farghaly
    Professor – Dubai Medical College,
    Head of Insurance Medical Regulation,
    Dubai Health Authority, UAE


  • Dr. Ashraf Swidan
    Senior Specialist Family Physician,
    Head of Clinical Development Unit,
    Primary Health Care Services Sector,
    Dubai Health Authority, UAE


  • Mr. Paul Wilson
    GFMSA – General Secretary
    Executive Director of Planning,
    Business Development & International Relations,
    INDEX Holding, UAE


  • Ms. Lyla Mailum
    GFMSA – Secretary
    Secretary to the Chairman,
    INDEX Holding, UAE


Advisory Board

  • Dr. Hussein Abdul Rahman
    Assistant Undersecretary
    Health Centers, Clinics and Public Health,
    Ministry of Health  Prevention, KSA


  • Dr. Abdulaziz Al Zarouni
    Deputy Director, Dubai Medical District
    Ministry of Health & Prevention, UAE


  • Dr. Aisha Mohammed Suhail
    General Director of Primary Healthcare
    Ministry of Health & Prevention, UAE


  • Dr. Fatma Al Attar
    Director, International Health Regulations Office,
    Health Centers & Clinics Sector,
    Ministry of Health & Prevention, UAE


  • Dr. Roger Neighbour
    Past President, Royal College of General Practitioners,
    Former General Practitioner & Trainee, UK


  • Mr. Gregory Hartl
    WHO Spokesperson
    Coordinator, News, Social Media and Monitoring,
    Dept. of Communications – Director-General’s Office,
    World Health Organization (WHO), Switzerland


  • Dr. Eric Roodenbeke
    Chief Executive Officer
    International Hospital Federation (IHF), Switzerland 
  • Dr. Wadeia Mohammad Sharief Abdul Rahim
    Consultant, Dubai Health Authority,
    President, Emirates Family Medicine Society, UAE


  • Dr. Mohammad Ali Khezrian
    Geriatric Medicine Consultant
    Cigna Medical Group, USA




Platinum Sponsor


Gold Sponsor


Hospital Partner

Iranian Red Crescent

Organised by


Strategic Partner


Official Airline

Fly Emirates

Dubai Business Events

Dubai Business Events

Supported by

Ministry of Health and Prevention
Government of Dubai
Dubai Health Authority
Global Family Medicine Scientific Alliance
Gulf Health Council for Cooperation Council States
Anti Smoking International Alliance
Dubai Sports Council
Media Partners

The Middle East Primary Care Quality Improvement program (MEQUIP)
Arab Medicare
Mother & Child
The Times of Africa
The Pharma
Placid Way
Middle East Health Magazine
MediBiz TV
Health Biz Insight
Family and Me
Asian Hospital Healthcare Management
Middle East Journal of Family Medicine