Day 1

06 December 2020


Hospitals and other medical facilities have occupational hazards similar and risks that are unique to the healthcare environment. COVID-19 has emphasized on the importance of emergency response strategies, building capacity in healthcare systems and most importantly, the role of health professionals in managing this dreaded viral infection.

The public health emergency has placed all functions under scrutiny and the procedures to control and mitigate risks and hazards have gathered pace. As healthcare extends into community and home environments, hazards and risks to healthcare workers increase manifold.

While their sole purpose lies in improving, protecting and developing the health of the community and individuals within, they might personally experience health problems ranging from infectious diseases to radiation-related cancers etc.

Topics to Look Forward

  • Work-Related Stress
  • Changes in Workplace Culture Due to COVID-19 – Innovative New Way of Working
  • Employee Health and Wellness Programs
  • Economic Dimension of Occupational Health and Safety
  • Work and Obesity
  • Older Workers and Early Retirement
  • The Occupational Health Psychology (OHP)
  • Favor Towards Remote Working in Certain Industries



12:15 – 12:30

A Role Model for Innovative Regulation: Where We Are and What’s Next
Dr. Humayun Chaudhry | USA

12:30 – 12:45

Regulations on Cancer Research
Dr. Zisis Kozlakidis | United Kingdom

12:45 – 13:00

Regulating Telehealth Medicine
Dr. Robin Ohannessian | France

13:00 – 13:15

Regulating Information: Fighting COVID19 Infodemic
Dr. Benjamin Hanson | United Arab Emirates

13:15 – 13:25

Challenge the Experts

13:25 – 13:40

The Integration of Aeromedicine in the UAE COVID19 Response
Dr. Nabila Awadhi | United Arab Emirates

13:40 – 13:55

Futuristic Look at Reshaping Healthcare Regulations
Mr. Martin Fletcher | Australia

13:55 – 14:10

Medical Regulator’s Role in Cultural Safety and Health Equity
Dr. Tebogo Kgosietsile Solomon Letlape | South Africa

14:10 – 14:25

The Value of Credential Verification and Accreditation of Medical Schools
Ms. Lisa Cover | USA

14:25 – 14:40

Challenge the Experts

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