Key Topics

Advancement of nursing through strategic frameworks: lessons from the Region

  • Discuss the recent World Health Organization Regional and Global initiatives and its implications for nursing and midwifery development.
  • Present the Regional framework for action in the Eastern Mediterranean Region 2016 – 2025
  • Discuss ways to strategically transform nursing education, practice, workforce and regulation at the national level.

Dr. Fariba A. Ahmed Al-Darazi

Nursing and Health Workforce Development Consultant, Bahrain

Resources, Politics and Leadership; The evolving face of what it means to be a nurse

  • To explore the changing global healthcare environment and the increasing competition for resources.
  • To explore the changing nature of nursing leadership and how we need to prepare nurse leaders for now and into the future.

Mrs. Michelle Gunn

Director of Nursing, Queensland, Australia

Nurses Trend Setters for global Health

  • To improve health globally
  • To raise the standards and profile of Nurses

Dr. Vathsala Sadan

Professor in Community Health Nursing Dean, College of Nursing Christian Medical College, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India

Transformational leadership and its relevance to nursing development in GCC countries

  • Discuss the current GCC health challenges and nurse leaders’ role
  • Recommend ways forward to create a culture of success for nursing in GCC

Dr. Fatma Al Rifai, PhD, RN

Advisor for Nursing Affairs, MOHAP Secretary and Board member, UAE

Emerging Trends in Nursing Education

  • Reflect on the Regional and GCC nursing education standards and its impact on benchmarking nursing education program
  • Discuss the development and review processes of nursing education in GCC

Mrs. Batool Al Mohandis

RGN, D.Edu, BSc,MN, FFN & M Nurse Consultant Nursing Policy & Education Development, Kingdom of Bahrain

Development strategies in Egyptian nursing educational programs

  • To keep pace with the rapid change in health care environment by revising nursing education curriculum

Dr. Harisa Aly Elshimy

President of Nursing Education Sector Committee at Supreme Council of Universities, Egypt

Performance Management System (PMS) within Health Care portfolio

  • Review of current system, contrast with best practice, to identify possible gaps for improvement.
  • Establishing and promoting Health Care Scorecard for evaluation of hospital goals.
  • Implementation of modern tools and techniques to enhance objective assessment and minimize subjective judgment.

Dr. Huwaishil Al Lamki

Senior HR Management Consultant Learning & Management Development Centre, Oman

Quality in nursing services

  • Preparing and planning total quality programs in the nursing sector

Dr. Khalid Kheder Khalid

Supervisor of Business Development Department- Vice Minister for Planning and Development Office- Ministry of Health, Saudi Arabia

The Story of a Legendary Journey: Leadership Development Initiatives at the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Oman

  • To define what is required of employees to perform successfully
  • To outline performance management requirements
  • To target the development of staff and future leaders
  • To accurately plan succession management

Dr. Najeem Hassan Al-Balushi

Section Head of Primary Healthcare Nursing Practice, Oman