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2nd International Conference on Prevention and Control of Infection 2018

Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel # | Abu dhabi, UAE
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Title: 2nd International Conference on Prevention and Control of Infection 2018
Specialty: Internal Medicine
Dates: From Sep, 13, 2018 to Sep, 15, 2018
Location: Abu dhabi, UAE
Type: Conference
Registration Cost: From 1000 to 1200 AUD
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Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel #



Jumeirah at Etihad Towers Hotel offers not only one of the largest event facilities in Abu Dhabi, but also one of the most impressive.With the stunning Mezzoon Ballroom, which can host up to 1,400 guests to 13 meeting rooms, a Business Centre and Bridal Suite, all our spaces share a sense of elegance and grandeur. All venues are fully equipped with state-of-the-art technology, including HD projectors, and our dedicated in-house audio visual team and event planner will make sure everything runs smoothly on the day. Plus we provide complimentary internet access throughout, with wireless touchscreen media controllers and much more. A multinational pool of experienced chefs from around the culinary globe are on hand to deliver an imaginative and exciting new banqueting product which inspires clients to not only just choose their menus but to also create them within the Banqueting Selector Menu guidelines, bringing a new bespoke banqueting approach to Abu Dhabi and the Middle East. Whatever the event you’re hosting, we’ll help you make sure it’s an resounding success. If you would like to take a virtual tour of our meeting rooms, ballrooms, prefunction areas and event spaces please click here. Our virtual planner web app makes it possible to design your own event set up and tour it in 3D. The Jumeirah at Etihad Towers virtual planner app is also available for iPads on the App Store
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Event Overview
Welcome message:

Dear Colleagues,


On behalf of the scientific committee, it gives us immense pleasure to announce the 2nd International Conference on Prevention and Control of Infection (UAE APIC), which is going to be held on 13-15 September, 2018 at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE.


We cordially invite Infection Control Practitioners, Physicians, Microbiologists and other healthcare professionals who are interested in sharing their knowledge and research in the arena of Prevention and Control of Infection to join our leading international faculty.


The scientific program aims to discuss key issues and latest advances and controversies in the arena of Prevention and Control of Infection across a broad range of sessions and workshops for professionals looking for solutions to prevent infection and improve care. 


Prominent national and international speakers and leading experts from the field will provide comprehensive, up-to-date, research-based answers to the most frequent questions that arise on Prevention and Control of Infection in everyday practice.


2018 UAE APIC Conference anticipates more than 800 participants around the region with thought provoking keynote lectures, updates on multiple topics, plenary sessions, oral presentations and poster presentations, expert review and discussions on hottest topics in Prevention and Control of Infection.


This is an excellent opportunity for key opinion leaders, clinicians, policy makers, and stake holders in the infection control community to interact and share their knowledge and expertise and to foster relationships and discuss future collaborations to enhance the quality and safety practices in Prevention and Control of Infection in the UAE and the region.

This is an opportunity not to be missed!


Looking forward to welcome you in September, 2018 in the magnificent city of Abu Dhabi. 



Dr. Nawal Al Kaabi

Conference President

Paediatric Infectious Disease Consultant

CMO, Adjunct Associate Professor,

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi - UAE

Abeer Khallaf

Conference Chair

President APIC chapter UAE, 

Prevention and Control of Infection Manager,

Sheikh Khalifa Medical City, Abu Dhabi, UAE



Dr. Stefan Weber, Consultant Physician - SKMC

Dr. Jehad Abdalla,  ID Consultant, Head of IPCC - Al Rahba Hospital

Dr. Fareeda Al Housany, Manager, Communicable Disease Department - HAAD

Dr. Muhammad Wasiful Alam, Director, Public Health and Safety Department - DHA

Dr. Najiba Abdulrazzaq, Head of Medical Department/Head of Infection Control and Prevention Central Committee - MOH

Dr. Ashraf El Houfi, DHA

Dr. Laila Mohamed Jasim, Consultant and Head of  Infectious Disease in Rashid Hospital - DHA

Dr.  Asim Malik, Consultant Physician, Medicine Services - Mafraq Hospital

Mohamed Shafii, Director of PCI at CCAD - CCF

Abeer Khallaf, Infection Control Manager - SKMC

Dr. Mohammed Moazzam, Occupational Health Lead Physician, AHS

Dr. Farrukh Amin Sheikh, Head of Clinical Laboratory Institute & Microbiologist - Al Ain Hospital

Dr. Waheed Uz Zaman Tariq, Consultant Physician, Lab Med-Microbiology/Serology - Tawam Hospital

Ng Wai Khuan, Prevention & Control of Infection Manager - Mafraq Hospital

Obaida Abdallah Merheb, Corporate Senior Infection Control Officer - SEHA 

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Submission Info

2nd SEHA International Conference on Prevention and Control of Infection (ICPCI) has issued a call for abstracts for its Conference on 13th to 15th of September 2018 being held at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel in Abu Dhabi, UAE. This event will shed light on patient safety and quality improvement through Prevention and Control of Infection to prevent infection and improve care.


The conference theme is "Innovate, Prevent and Save lives"


We are inviting all professionals to submit abstracts for Oral and Poster Presentations on the following topics:  

     •   Prevention and control of Infection program management

     •   Prevention and control of HAI “CLABSI, CAUTI, SSI, VAP and VAE”

     •   Quality improvement and patient safety

     •   MDRO prevention and Antimicrobial Stewardship

     •   Infection Control Surveillance and hospital epidemiology

     •   Emergency preparedness and  infectious disease disaster management

     •   Environmental infection control practices

     •   Occupational health and Safety

     •   Risk management 

     •   Reprocessing of flexible endoscopes best practices

     •   Cleaning, disinfection and sterilization best practices


Presentations will be selected based on: relevance, best practices, case studies and completeness of the required information submitted. Participants want real life examples of what works and practical take-away tools/solutions.     

Abstract submission deadline 2018-05-14
Editorial Guidelines for Abstract Submission

All abstracts submitted for presentations (by the 31st of May 2018) will be assessed and prospective speakers will be notified about the results by 10th of June 2018.


Speakers are advised to keep the following guidelines in mind when planning both the abstracts and presentations:


Abstracts must contain original scientific data collected by the author(s). All reports must be based on work that has already been completed. No studies "in progress" will be accepted. The abstracts will be scored on the following criteria:

     •   Originality 

     •   Concept and design 

     •   Presentation 

     •   Applicability 

     •   Other characteristics  


Language: All abstracts are to be written in English. The Scientific Committee reserves the right to edit abstracts for grammar and clarity.


Submission: All abstracts must be submitted via the Abstract Form which can be accessed at  this should be limited to a maximum of 250 words and should include the following:

Title of abstract 


Names and contact details of author(s) {organization, city /country, email, phone numbers, fax numbers and mailing address}. Please indicate the name of the presenter/ clearly and provide the author’s biography with the abstract.  

The abstract must include the following headings clearly: Purpose, Methods, Results and Conclusions. 

Abstract submission will be acknowledged via email. If you do not receive an email within one week of submission or have any additional queries please contact email and to 

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Build new Business and maintain existing relationships

The Conference offers the opportunity to build associations with key industry decision makers. We invite you to join us and become part of this Exciting event.

Our sponsorship team is ready to tailor a package that suits your needs, reflects your company image and fits in with your budget. To reserve a sponsorship or to learn more about any of the sponsorship opportunities:


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Ms. Jan

Phone : +971 2 4919888

Mob : +971 565033782


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