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Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
Consultant Internist
Head of Medical Dept.
Al Kuwait Hospital Dubai
Head of Central IPC Committee, MOHAP
National AMR Committee Co-Chair
Dubai, UAE

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

It gives me great pleasure to invite you to the 5th UAE International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR), which will be held on Friday 25 & Saturday 26 March 2022 in Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

ICAMR 2022 promises you an enriching scientific and educational gathering, which will shed light on the latest advances in research and practice through presentations and interactive discussions with a current, in-depth quality scientific contents in the field of Antimicrobial Resistance. The conference is organized by the National Antimicrobial Resistance Committee in UAE.

We believe that the conference will provide an exceptional opportunity for everyone to share and acquire knowledge and experience on a wide spectrum of topics that are related to microbiology, infectious disease, infection control, and antimicrobial stewardship in addition to an opportunity to meet and rub shoulders with the experts in the field and innovative educators.

We look forward to welcoming you to ICAMR 2022.

Sincerely,

Scientific & Organizing Committee

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
Consultant Internist
Head of Medical Dept.
Al Kuwait Hospital Dubai
Head of Central IPC Committee, MOHAP
National AMR Committee Co-Chair
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
Chairman of the Infection Control-
Committee Dubai Hospital
Consultant ICU
Dubai Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dirar Abdallah-01

Dr. Dirar Abdallah
HOD ICU, Chair of ASP
Consultant Internal Medicine, Intensivist
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of BSAC, ESGAP
Prime Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN-01

Ms. Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN
Head of Preventive & Control of Infection Dept.
Al Qassimi Hospital
Ministry of Health and Prevention
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

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Ms. Husna Nazar
Medical Secretary
Al Kuwait Hospital Dubai
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dirar Abdallah-01

Dr. Dirar Abdallah
HOD ICU, Chair of ASP
Consultant Internal Medicine, Intensivist
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of BSAC, ESGAP
Prime Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Zulfa Al Deesi
Consultant Microbiologist
Head of the Pathology Dept.
Head of Microbiology & Infection Control unit
Latifa Hospital for Women & Children
Head of TB central lab, RH, DHA
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Nawal Al Kaabi
Acting Chief Medical Officer
Pediatric Infectious Disease Consultant
Medical Institute – Medical Affairs
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Nehad Alshirawi-01

Dr. Nehad Alshirawi
MD, MRCP UK, EDIC, Saudi Fellowship in ICU
Consultant ICU & Pulmonologist
Chair – National UAE antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
Al Qassimi Hospital
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Rania El-Lababidi
Pharm.D, EMHA,
BCPS (AQ-ID), AAHIVP
Senior Manager, Pharmacy Education and Training;
Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
Department of Pharmacy Services
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Rayhan Hashmey
Adjunt Assoc. Prof. of Medicine, UAEU
Chief, General Internal Medicine,
Consultant Infectious Diseases
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Ms. Duaa Salem Jawhar
Master of Clinical Pharmacy
Antimicrobial Stewardship
Antibiotic Prophylaxis
Clinical Pharmacist
Saqr Hospital – Pharmacy Dept.
Ras Al-Khaimah, United Arab Emirates

Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN-01

Ms. Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN
Head of Preventive & Control of Infection Dept.
Al Qassimi Hospital
Ministry of Health and Prevention
Sharjah, United Arab Emirates

Elias Tannous-01

Dr. Elias Tannous
BSN-MBA-CIC
Founder – Arab Countries Infection-
Control Network (AcicN).
Sr. Infection Control Specialist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Dr. Sohanlal Thiruvoth
Head of Department
Malabar Institute of Medical Sciences Ltd – MIMS
Dept.of Microbiology
Clinical Microbiology

Jens Thomsen-01

Dr. Jens Thomsen, MPH
Consultant Clinical Microbiology
Chair, UAE National Sub-Committee for
Antimicrobial Resistance Surveillance
Section Head, Environmental Health
Occupational and Environmental Health Dept.
Abu Dhabi Public Health Center (ADPHC)
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Najiba M Abdulrazzaq-01

Dr. Najiba M Abdulrazzaq
Consultant Internist
Head of Medical Dept.
Al Kuwait Hospital Dubai
Head of Central IPC Committee, MOHAP
National AMR Committee Co-Chair
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dirar Abdallah-01

Dr. Dirar Abdallah
HOD ICU, Chair of ASP
Consultant Internal Medicine, Intensivist
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of BSAC, ESGAP
Prime Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Dennis-M-01

Prof. Dennis M. Dixon
PhD, Biosketch
Chief, Bacteriology and Mycology at NIH/NIAID
Derwood, Maryland, United States

Ashraf El Houfi-01

Dr. Ashraf El Houfi
Chairman of the Infection Control-
Committee Dubai Hospital
Consultant ICU
Dubai Hospital
Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Elias Tannous-01

Dr. Elias Tannous
BSN-MBA-CIC
Founder – Arab Countries Infection-
Control Network (AcicN).
Sr. Infection Control Specialist
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

acqueline_Sneddon-01

Dr. Jacqueline Sneddon
FRPharmS
Project Lead for the Scottish Antimicrobial-
Prescribing Group (SAPG)
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Scottish Pharmacy Board
PhD in Medicinal Chemistry
MSc in Clinical Pharmacy
Scotland, United Kingdom

Scientific Program
Learn about the schedule, topics and workshops of ICAMR conference.

Conference Main Topics

  • Antimicrobial stewardship program, NIH
  • Multidrug resistance organisms’ surveillance
  • Infection Prevention and control program in COVID19 era
  • Prevention of healthcare associated infections
  • Challenges in Occupational health issues during COVID19 waves.
  • Environmental disinfection in healthcare setting
  • Role of new antimicrobials in fighting AMR
  • Overview of COVID 19 variants: effects of infectivity and vaccine efficacy
  • AMR in paediatric services
  • Pharmacist roles in Supporting AMS and AMR
  • Understanding Drivers and opportunities for tackling AMR

Target Specialities

  • Infection disease physicians
  • Internal medicine physicians
  • Microbiologist
  • Pharmacist
  • Infection control practitioners
  • Critical care physicians
  • Lab technicians
  • Quality officers
  • Public health officers
  • Internal Medicine Specialists
  • Family and Primary Care Physicians
  • Medical Informatics
  • Nursing
  • Nurses, Nurse Practitioners
  • Researchers
  • Biomedical Engineers
  • Hospital and Corporate Administrators and Executives

Learning Objectives

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship program, the expert view.
  • AMR Surveillance in UAE and trends.
  • How has COVID19 changes our infection control practice.
  • Still faced with healthcare associated infection, what are the best practices?
  • How new antibiotics affect AMR
  • Different COVID19 strains and different virus behaviors
  • How important is the environment in controlling infection
  • Paediatric antibiotic stewardship
  • Pharmacist role in ASP
Abstract Submission
To submit an abstract, please read all of the instructions below.

Abstract Submission

To submit an abstract, please read all of the instructions below.

You are invited to submit an abstract for the 5th UAE’s International Conference on Antimicrobial Resistance (ICAMR) on 25 & 26 March 2022.

Abstract submission deadline: Sunday, 20 February 2022– 11:59 PM
Notification on Acceptance/Rejection: Between 28 February to 4 March 2022 – 11:59 PM
Please note that only electronic submissions are accepted.

Language & Content
All abstracts must be submitted in English using the online submission form on the www.ICAMR-UAE.com website with a limit of 2,245 characters (approx. 300 words).

General Conditions

    1. Abstracts must be submitted maximum by Sunday, 20 February 2022 – (23:59 GMT).
    2. Participation is accepted in 2 ways: Abstract Presentation as Poster or Oral Presentation.
    3. All accepted abstracts will be presented as posters on Friday, March 25, 2022.
    4. Withdrawal of abstracts can only be accepted if notified in writing. It is possible to withdraw an abstract 14 days after notification on acceptance.
    5. If selected, it is the responsibility of the presenter to bear his travel and accommodation expenses.

Presenting Author and Registration

  1. Please verify that your email address (submitter and presenting author) is correct as it will be used for contacting you after the review process.
  2. Disclosure: Abstract submitter and presenter are required to disclose any conflict of interest.
  3. Ensure that all co-authors approve the abstract submission, publication, and potential presentation.
  4. All presenters should be registered to the conference before 10 March 2022.
  5. Abstract submitters must consent to the Policies of Abstract Submission.
  6. National Committee of AMR reserves the right to exclude any abstract from the scientific program that is not followed by a participant registration at the latest 14 days after notification on acceptance.

Contents of your Abstract

  1. Original works and Case Reports about Microbiology, Infectious Disease, Infection Control, and Antimicrobial Resistance will be accepted.
  2. The abstract text body is limited to 2,245 characters (Approx. 300 words) including spaces. (Please do not include the title and the author’s information in the text body (names and affiliations), this information will be required in the web form)
  3. The title should be as brief as possible but long enough to clearly indicate the nature of the study. Write the abstract title in CAPITAL LETTERS. No full stop at the end.
  4. There are no limitations on the number of abstracts that an individual can submit. However, one individual can only present a maximum of 2 abstract (independent of the format) during the entire conference. If you have more than 2 abstracts accepted, you will be obliged to identify alternate presenters for any abstract above the first two.
  5. The abstract must include the following:
    Aim: Clearly state the purpose of the abstract.
    Methods: Describe your selection of observations or experimental subjects clearly.
    Results: Present, your results in a logical sequence in text, table and illustrations.
    Conclusions: Emphasize new and important aspects of the study (perhaps as a discussion section) and the conclusions that are drawn from them.
  6. All abbreviations must be defined in first use.
  7. No identifying features such as names of authors, hospitals, medical schools, clinics or cities may be listed in the title or abstract text, as a “blind” review process will be used. You will be asked to enter the name(s) of the author(s) and their institution(s), when you submit your abstract online
  8. Statements such as “results will be discussed” or “data will be presented” cannot be accepted.
  9. Use of brand names for all references to products or companies, generic names must be used. The brand name can be inserted as a reference at the bottom of the abstract page. Papers containing brand names/company names in the abstract text (i.e. not in a reference at the bottom of the page) may be rejected for this reason only. Conference scientific committee reserves the right to replace any brand name with a generic name without further notice.
  10. Images that are uploaded to follow the abstract are not guaranteed inclusion in the conference materials.
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PHYSICAL Registration Fees
Registration Categories
Early Bird Until
16 February 2022
Regular Rate Until
17 March 2022
Onsite Rate
18 March 2022 Onwards
Physicians
AED 500 - USD 140
AED 650 - USD 180
AED 800 - USD 220
Non-Physicians & Residents
AED 350 - USD 95
AED 450 - USD 125
AED 600 - USD 165
Students
AED 150 - USD 40
AED 250 - USD 70
AED 350 - USD 95
*Above rates are subject to 5% VAT as mandated by UAE Government Law
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