First Gulf Healthcare and Sport Congress to kick off Thursday

Manama, The first Gulf Healthcare and Sport Congress (GHSC), will kick off in Bahrain at the Diplomat Radisson Blu Hotel tomorrow.

His Highness Shaikh Khalid bin Hamad Al Khalifa, First Deputy Chairman of the Supreme Council for Youth and Sports, General Sports Authority Chairman and Bahrain Olympic Committee President, will patronise the two-day event, which will be organised by the University of Bahrain (UoB), in collaboration with EducationPlus.

The event will bring together experts, speakers and academics from various countries, who will discuss over 50 research and scientific papers.

UoB President, Dr. Fuad Mohammed Al Ansari, praised HH Shaikh Khalid’s patronage of the congress, noting that it will contribute to achieving its goals.

He revealed that the first GHSC will discuss several topics pertaining to the health and sports sectors, including comprehensive health coverage, using artificial intelligence and virtual reality in the health and sports sectors, the emergency response system in the field of sports medicine, transformation in the health professions, preparing leaders and decision-makers in the health field, in addition to quality and safety in health care, innovation in rehabilitation and sports medicine, nutrition in the sports field, and management of sports institutions, among others.

UoB President added that the Congress will discuss the impact of using artificial intelligence and the technological development on the health and sports sectors, noting that the organising committee was keen to choose the best experts from various countries to be key speakers at the event.

The first GHSC will focus on number of topics, inamelyng transformation in the nursing profession and allied health sciences, the use of artificial intelligence in the sports and health sectors, compatibility between sports medicine and the emergency response system, the effective role of sports medicine in developing health and sports, and preparing leaders in the health sector.

The experiences of the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) countries in developing health practices and innovation will also be highlighted during the congress.

It will also feature two plenary sessions including specialists in health care and sports, to discuss the issues of simulation and artificial intelligence in the health and sports fields, in addition to the concepts of public health for health service providers and sports trainers.

GHSC organising committee called on those wishing to participate to register via the website:

Source: Bahrain News Agency