IECM, DIAC address challenges to combat global disasters by 2020

DUBAI, 26th March, 2019 (WAM) — In light of the many recent developments and technological advances that are fundamentally transforming the emergency and pre-hospital care sectors in the UAE and across the globe, organizers of the International Emergency and Catastrophe Management Conference and Exhibition, IECM, and Dubai International Ambulance Conference, DIAC, gear up for the upcoming edition that is set to be held from 10th – 12th March 2020.

This comes as this year, for the first time the IECM is collaborating with partner entities, countries and industry specialists to organise the 5th World Academic Congress of Emergency Medicine,WACEM, taking place from the 20th to the 24th of October 2019 in Dubai in order to achieve their ultimate goal of providing special care, meeting international standards of education and facilitating high quality research in Trauma, Emergency and Acute Care Medicine.

Coinciding with Expo2020 Dubai’s vision of showcasing the latest innovations in technology and fulfilling its legacy of connecting, creating and implementing the spirit of innovation, the organising committees of IECM and DIAC plan to address the most pressing regional and international challenges facing emergency responders and showcase the most up-to-date technologies that play a critical role in serving patients and saving precious lives.


Additionally, as recent scientific and technological breakthroughs such as Artificial Intelligence and 3D technologies are revolutionising the emergency and critical care sector, organisers of IECM and DIAC are working towards presenting a rich platform for its upcoming edition that can help improve the standards of practical training offered to emergency paramedics which can make a huge difference and drastically reduce accidents and operational costs.

In its next edition, IECM will feature dedicated workshops and scientific sessions bringing together local and international experts and on-field operators trained in disaster and emergency management, who can share their unique expertise and knowledge on improving catastrophic disasters preparedness and emergency response strategies.

On the other hand, DIAC 2020 will offer local ambulance personnel, paramedics and industry professionals from the public and private sector a unique opportunity to interact with top quality experts in emergency management and learn about the latest in the field of emergency care.

IECM and DIAC are organised by INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding with the support of Dubai Corporation for Ambulance Services, Dubai Police, Dubai Health Authority, National Ambulance, and the Emirates Society of Emergency Medicine, and the General Directorate of Residency and Foreigners Affairs – Dubai.

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