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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,

Global Health Leader

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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
Consultant Internal Medicine
Chair of Medicine and ASP
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of ESCMID, ESGAP, BSAC
Prime Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN-01

Ms. Abeer Rajeh
RN-BSN
Infection control Expert
Quality and accreditation Department
Emirates Health Services
Dubai, 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
Consultant Internal Medicine
Chair of Medicine and ASP
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of ESCMID, ESGAP, BSAC
Prime Hospital
Dubai, UAE

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. Layla Al-Dabal
BSc, MD MSc (UK) FRCP (UK)
Consultant
Medical-Infectious Diseases
Rashid Hospital
Dubai, UAE

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
Clinical microbiologist
Head of infection control department
Al Kuwait hospital
Sharjah, UAE

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, UAE

Dirar Abdallah-01

Dr. Dirar Abdullah
Consultant Internal Medicine
Chair of Medicine and ASP
Member of UAE National ASP committee
Member of ESCMID, ESGAP, BSAC
Prime Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Rima Abdel-01

Dr. Rima Abdel Massih
Infectious Diseases
Program Director Infectious Diseases Fellowship
Director of Telemedicine
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States

Nawal Al Kaabi-01

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

Jameela AlSalman-01

Dr. Jameela AlSalman
CIC, CMQ
Consultant in Infectious Diseases &
Consultant in Geriatric Medicine
Ministry of Health
Bahrain

Majid Al Shamrani-01

Dr. Majid Al Shamrani
Consultant Adult Infectious Diseases
Executive Director of Infection Prevention & Control Program
Ministry of National Guard- Health Affairs
King Abdulaziz Medical City
Director of GCC and WHO collaborating centers for AMR & IPC
Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Neha-01

Dr. Nehad Alshirawi
MD, MRCP UK, EDIC, Saudi Fellowship in ICU. Diploma in health care management
Consultant ICU
Chair – National UAE antimicrobial Stewardship Committee
Al Fujairah Hospital
Fujairah, United Arab Emirates

Jamal Wadi Al Ramahi-01


Dr. Jamal Wadi Al Ramahi
 MD, FIDSA
Adjunct, Assoc. Prof. of Infectious Diseases
School of Medicine. The University of Jordan
Chairman IPC and Stewardship,
Al KHlidi, and the Specialty Hospitals.
Chairman IPC, Jordan Hospital
The Medical Center,
Jordan Hospital & Medical Center
Amman, Jordan

Dummy-01

Mrs. Dina Ataig
Infection Control Officer
Prevention & Control of Infection
Saqr Hospital
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Balkhy-01


Dr. Hanan H. Balkhy
Assistant-Director General AMR
Antimicrobial Resistance
World Health Organization
Geneva, Switzerland

Matteo Bassetti-01

Prof. Matteo Bassetti
Prof. of Infectious Diseases, Dept. of Health Science, University of Genoa
Head, Infectious Diseases Clinic, Policlinico San Martino Hospital – IRCCS
President of Italian Society of Antiinfective Therapy (SITA)
Genoa, Italy

Arunaloke Chakrabarti-01

Prof. Arunaloke Chakrabarti
Prof. & Head. Dept. Medical Microbiology
Prof. at PGIMER, Chandigarh
Chandigarh, India

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, UAE

Khalid Eljaaly-01

Mr. Khalid Eljaaly
PharmD, MS, BCPS, BCIDP
Assoc. Prof. and Consultant Infectious Disease Pharmacist
King Abdulaziz University, Faculty of Pharmacy
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia

Rania-El-Lababidi-01-150x150

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, UAE

Souha S Kanj-01

Prof. Souha S. Kanj
MD, FACP, FIDSA, FRCP, FECMM, FESCMI
Prof. of Medicine,
Associate Dean, for Global Affairs
Head, Division of Infectious Diseases
Department of Internal Medicine
Chair, Infection Control & Prevention Program
Co-Director, Antimicrobial Stewardship Program
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Consultant Prof., Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC
Honorary Dr, Radboud University Medical Center, NL
Beirut, Lebanon

Asad Afroz Khan-01

Dr. Asad Afroz Khan
FRCPC,
Head, Division of Infectious Disease
Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Martin Kiernan-01

Dr. Martin Kiernan
Reader, Healthcare Epidemiology
Richard Wells Research Centre
University of West London
London, UK

Matthew-01

Matthew S. Miller
PhD
Canada Research Chair in Viral Pandemics
Assistant Dean – Biochemistry Graduate Program
Associate Chair – Biochemistry and Biomedical Sciences (Graduate Education)
Associate Professor
Michael G. DeGroote Institute for Infectious Disease Research
McMaster Immunology Research Centre
McMaster University

Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN-01

Ms. Abeer Rajeh

RN-BSN
Infection control Expert
Quality and accreditation Department
Emirates Health Services
Dubai, UAE

Abeer Rajeh, RN-BSN-01

Ms. Abeer Rajeh

RN-BSN
Infection control Expert
Quality and accreditation Department
Emirates Health Services
Dubai, UAE

Dummy-01

Ms. Duaa Salem Jawhar
Master of Clinical Pharmacy
American Board Infectious Disease
Saqr Hospital-Pharmacy Dept
Ras Al Khaimah, UAE

Jeroen Schouten-01

Dr. Jeroen Schouten
MD, PhD
Associate professor
Radboud Center for Infectious Diseases
Radboudumc Hospital
Nijmegen, Netherlands

acqueline_Sneddon-01

Dr. Jacqueline Sneddon
FRPharmS
Programmes Manager
British Society for Antimicrobial Chemotherapy
Member of RPS Scottish Pharmacy Board
PhD in Medicinal Chemistry
MSc in Clinical Pharmacy
Scotland, United Kingdom

John Stelling-01

Dr. John Stelling
Co-Director, WHO Collaborating Centre for
Surveillance of Antimicrobial Resistance
Dept. of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases
Brigham & Women’s Hospital
Boston, United States

Joseph Tannous-01

Mr. Joseph Tannous
Certified Infection Control Professional
Infection Prevention and Control
American University of Beirut Medical Center
Beirut, Lebanon

Elias Tannous-01

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

Jens Thomsen-01

Dr. Jens Thomsen
MD, MPH
Consultant, Clinical Microbiology & ID Epidemiology
Section Head, Environmental Health, Abu Dhabi Public Health Center
Chair, UAE National Sub-Committee for AMR Surveillance (MOHAP)
President, Emirates Society for Clinical Microbiology
Adjunct Associate Clinical Prof., Khalifa University
Abu Dhabi, UAE

Rupa-01

Dr. Rupa Murthy Varghese
Specialist, Virology Laboratory,
Microbiology & Infection Control Unit
Latifa Hospital
Dubai, UAE

Stefan Weber-01

Dr. Stefan Weber
MD, MS
Consultant Immunologist & Microbiologist
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City
Abu Dhabi, UAE

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
Registration Fees
Learn the registration prices of ICAMR conference.
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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