Gulf Intervention Society 2021 Conference

Gulf Intervention Society 2021 Conference

Gulf Intervention Society bring together leading physicians and interventional cardiology specialists from across the GCC & ME

18th to 20th of November 2021 at Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai, 

Dubai, UAE, 14 Nov 2021: The Gulf Intervention Society (GIS) announces the fourth edition of the leading GCC annual conference that brings together leading Cardiologists and Interventionists in its mission to educate and share insight into research and quality patient care, and to successfully develop a vision of cooperation between regional and international bodies in the field of Cardiovascular Intervention.

President Fawaz Almutairi, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist King Abdulaziz Cardiac Center National Guard Hospital, Riyadh said:’ That the Gulf Intervention Society was established in 2018 to coincide with the growth and success of Gulf interventional cardiac surgeries both regionally and globally. GIS was created with the aim of gathering insight, knowledge, and best practice to serve the public, States, and health care professionals for scientific research and societal compatibility.

The GIS Board, which forms part of the Gulf Heart Association, including President Fawaz Almutairi, Consultant Interventional Cardiologist National Guard Hospital, Riyadh , Vice President, Abdullah Shehab, Professor of Cardiology, UAE , General Secretary Mousa Akbar, Consultant interventional Cardiologist and Head of Cardiology Unit Al Sabah Hospital, Kuwait and Treasurer Khalid Bin Thani, Cardiovascular  Medicine and Interventional Cardiology Salmaniya Medical Complex, Bahrain and twenty intervention doctors gathered from the GCC area from Bahrain, Kuwait, UAE, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, welcomes the participation of national and regional cardiac interventionalists to recognize their responsibility towards their patients, fellow physicians and the health care sector as a whole.

Vice President, Abdullah Shehab, Professor of Cardiology, said:” The increase in interest in the GIS Conference since it’s inauguration is testament to the importance of our mission and vision. We have also seen an increase in the participation of fellow specialists and health care workers from both the Middle East and the Far East, continuing to achieve our objective to lead the Gulf and Middle East interventionist community. This year, we will see a combination of in person knowledge sharing alongside live streams from around the world, truly empowering my fellow physicians and sharing the responsibility towards our patients, each other and the health care sector as a whole”.

Since the inaugural event in 2018, the GIS Conference has seen attendance and participation increase by 70% year on year.

General Secretary Mousa Akbar, Consultant interventional Cardiologist and Head of Cardiology Unit Al Sabah Hospital, Kuwait said “In line with the GIS mission, the conference recognizes its responsibility to promote the highest possible educational levels, research tools, community interactions and ethical behavior by its members, and will feature updates on all new guidelines and recent trials in the field of cardiology Intervention amongst attendees with opportunities to network and share experiences with locally based and international experts in the field.”

Including professionals from all GCC countries the USA and Europe, the conference will include 4 live-streamed cases from King Faisal Cardiac Center National Guard, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, USA, Alqassimi Hospital, UAE, and Paris Sud University Hospital, France, along with 16 recorded live in a box recorded cases, 8 workshops with hands- and hands-off technique & more than 20 international speaker joining virtually and physically.

Treasurer Khalid Bin Thani said:” The GIS 2021 conference, supported by Dubai Tourism and the Dubai Health Authorities will take place from November 18th to 20th at Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai, and will welcome participating bodies including: ECS – Emirates Cardiac Society, JIM – Joint Interventional Meeting, SCAI – Society for Cardiovascular Angiography and Interventions, SACIS- Saudi Arabia Cardiac Intervention Society and the Kuwait Cardiac Society”. GIS Society and conference are managed by ICOM as Core PCO.

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From Right to Left:

President, Fawaz Almutairi – Vice President, Abdullah Shehab – General Secretary, Mousa Akbar & the Treasurer Khalid Bin Thani.

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About Gulf Intervention Society Conference (GIS):

GIS 2021 Conference, the leading intervention conference in the Gulf. The Gulf Intervention Society was established at a time when the success of Gulf interventionists has been growing regionally and globally. the main aim of its composition was to gather efforts and opinions towards nominal goals that serve us as public, states and health care professionals for scientific, research and societal compatibility. GIS’s mission is to lead the Gulf interventional cardiovascular community through education, research, and quality patient care. To fulfill that mission, GIS recognizes its responsibility to promote the highest possible educational levels, research tools, community interactions and ethical behavior by its members. The group, which is part of the Gulf Heart Association, met to encourage national and regional interventionists to join the society and welcome their addition and participation, as well as developing a vision of cooperation between regional and international bodies in the field of Cardiovascular Intervention.  GIS founders and coming members must recognize their responsibility towards patients, to society, to other physicians, and to other health professionals. Over the past several months, all the current physical activities have been impacted and due to this, the Gulf Intervention society has continued its educational role to assist all interventionist and cardiologists around the Gulf and Middle East area through series of successful virtual events Hence, GIS annual conference this year will be streamed live and held as past years in Intercontinental Festival City Dubai Hotel, UAE In this Occasion, we gladly welcome you in our mega networking conference that will be held in Dubai from 18th to 20th of November 2021 at Intercontinental Festival City, Dubai, where we promise you to provide the most advanced science & technology in this field

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