PRESENTATIONS 2018

KEYNOTE SPEECH: VALUE IN HEALTHCARE
Dr. GHASSAN HAMADEH - Chair of Family Medicine - CMIO – AUBMC

SESSION 1: REGULATORY IN HEALTHCARE

Impact of Drug Innovations on Longevity: Evidence from Middle East and African Countries from 1992 - 2015
Dr. KASEM AKHRAS - Senior Director - Public Affairs Advocacy Middle East & North Africa Region - Novartis Pharma AG

The missing data Infrastructure for Cost Efficiency Analysis in Lebanon
SALIM ADIB - Professor of Public Health – AUB

Project Management lessons for the Healthcare Industry
Dr. CLAUDE KHALIL - Technical services & Product Development Manager – Algorithm<

Medication-Related Risk Management Plan: The OPL Pharmacovigilance Platform
Dr. NATHALIE LAHOUD - PharmD, MS, PhD

Improving Population Health through Vaccination: Shaping our Future Together
Mr. OKAN ISIKCI - General Manager - MSD Levant region

SESSION 2: TECHNOLOGY IN HEALTHCARE

Importance of Personalized Medicine
PROF. HAZEM ASSI - Director for Specialty Clinics & Clinical Services - Naef K. Basile Cancer Institute – AUBMC

Digital Health & Pharma: The quest for relevancy in the healthcare industry
Dr. ALI ELHAJ - Chairman & General Manager - Veritas Scientific R&D Council

Improving the pharma manufacturing through innovative technologies
Dr. MARCEL BASSIL - Associate Director Biotech – BPI

SESSION 3: VALUE FOR PATIENTS

Treatment-Related Health Outcomes: Adaptation to Lebanese Patients
Prof. PASCALE SALAMEH - Chair - Scientific Committee – OPL

How can pharmaceutical and life sciences companies provide privacy and data protection?
Mr. NITIN GOEL - GM Middle East – IQVIA

Innovative solutions to maximize patient treatment benefits
Dr. JOSEPH SABA - Chief Executive Officer - AXIOS International

Patient centricity beyond the medication
Dr. SOULA KYRIACOS - Head of R&D Pharma – Pharmaline

Innovating in Orphan Diseases
Mr. PATRICK JORDAN - VP of Global Distributor Markets- Amryt Pharmaceuticals

SESSION 4: COMPREHENSIVE PATIENT MANAGEMENT

Reliance Regulatory procedure: key development in the regulations of the Emergent markets to ensure patient fast access to innovative medicines.
Dr. INAS CHEHIMI - Senior Director -Head Regulatory Affairs Middle East and North Africa, Novartis

New Regulations about Food Supplements
Mr. MARWAN HAKIM - President - Syndicate of Food Supplements & Natural Herbal Medicine Importers

New Regulations about Medical Devices
MRS. SIZAR AKOUM - Biomedical Engineer - Project coordinator - MOPH - Lebanon