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Day two of Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare week

14 May 2024

It’s day two of Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare week, and Candesic Managing Partner Dr Leonid Shapiro reported yesterday that the calibre of attendees – which includes HH Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed Al Nahyan – is hugely impressive, and there is a palpable sense that the people here have both the means and the desire to genuinely improve lives in the region.

Among those sharing their insights at the three day event are:

• David Hadley, CEO, NMC Healthcare
• Hasan Jasem Al Nowais, Managing Director and Group Chief Executive Officer, M42 Health
• Nicole Sirotin, CEO, Institute for Healthier Living Abu Dhabi and Staff Physician, Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
• Laurie Glimcher, President & CEO, Dana-Farber Cancer Institute
• Alex Zhavoronkov, Chairman, Executive Director, CEO, Insilico Medicine
• Vik Krishnan, President, TeleVox Healthcare
• James Mault, CEO, BioIntelliSense, Inc
• Dr. Sanji de Sylva, Vice President of Clinical Engagement and Clinical Informatics, Malaffi (Abu Dhabi Health Information Exchange)
• Avik Roy, President & Co-Founder, The Foundation for Research on Equal Opportunity

Hot themes from the conference so far include tackling health inequality, longevity, and public private partnership.

If you are attending and would like to catch up with Dr Leonid while he is there, please do let him know. If you’re not attending, but would like to know more about opportunities in the region, feel free to reach out when he returns at the end of the week.