The meeting will bring together international and regional experts to share best practices and recent research, and to discuss communication policies and standards. Participants will have the opportunity to attend a choice of six training workshops on priority topics for the region. As the health ecosystems of the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region mature towards international best practices, the role of effective communication in improving patient outcomes, promoting healthy behaviors, training empathetic healthcare workers, and increasing health literacy has received increasing attention from national ministers of health, hospital systems, and medical colleges.
The two-day healthcare communications online event in Doha, Qatar on November 20-21, 2020 will focus on training, research, and policy. This event is supported by the WCM-Q Departments of Global Health, Alumni Affairs, and Continuing Professional Development. Over 30 speakers and workshop leaders will provide training, discussions, and the latest research on healthcare communications in the Middle East.
This conference is designed for doctors, nurses, allied health professionals, educators, researchers, patients, and administrators within all healthcare professions as well as language specialists. In addition, participants are encouraged to network professionally, establish research collaborations, and learn more about healthcare communications in the Middle East region.
Call for Papers
Qualitative and quantitative research papers, case studies, country reports, full sessions, thought papers, and theoretical discussions are requested
Call for Papers