What Women Want Health Symposium
What Women Want
March 7, 2015
Ritz Carlton, Abu Dhabi
This symposium is accredited by the Abu Dhabi Health
Authority. All attendees will be awarded 5 CME points.
Serving the specific needs of women and children
Danat Al Emarat Hospital is a state-of-the-art facility featuring 150 fully equipped
rooms across 5 storeys and delivering complete medical services to women and
children – including high-risk pregnancy and general delivery, adult and paediatric
intensive care units, surgical procedures and a 24-hour emergency department.
With exceptional patient rooms, cutting-edge equipment, an experienced and
knowledgeable team, and the support of a renowned international health care
provider, Parkway Pantai Limited, we aim to become the hospital of choice.
Mr. Cheow Seng Lee
CEO, Danat Al Emarat Hospital
Mr. Mohammed Al Shorafa
Managing Director and CEO, UEMEDICAL Services
Session 1: Moderated by: Dr. Maha Eldohamy & Ms. Clodagh Queally
Discover “What Women Want”
Dr. Fareeda Jahangir
NIPT in Obstetric Practice
Women of all ages, whether they’re mothers-to-be or hopeful of someday carrying
their own child, have a range of emotional and medical needs. This symposium has
been conceived to equip professionals in the fields of Obstetrics-Gynaecology,
Fetal Medicine, Maternity, Nursing, Midwifery, Fertility Treatments, as well as
Paediatric and Obstetric Surgery, with a deepened knowledge to better treat
Dr. Gowri Ramanathan
Fetal Medicine: How to Screen
Ms. Clodagh Queally
Ms. Karen Dunne
The Role of the Midwife
The agenda features leading speakers from the Danat Al Emarat Staff Panel
and other leading health care facilities, providing invaluable insights into the
Session 2: Moderated by: Dr. Haitham Hegab & Ms. Carol Newsom
Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Haq
Dr. Shweta Uppal
HPV and Cytology Screening
Dr. Walid Sayed
IVF: The Present and the Future
Ms. Winnie Lo
Session 3: Moderated by: Dr. Dace Slidere & Ms. Anne Maximillian
Dr. Rihan Saafan
Emergencies in Pregnancy
Dr. Zofia Kotyra
What’s New in ObstetricsGynaecology Anaesthesia
Dr. Raja Cingapagu
Antenatal Detected Surgical
Problems and Their Management
Ms. Aziah Abdullah
The Power of Touch
Mr. Cheow Seng Lee
Mr. Mohammed Al Shorafa
Mr. Mohammed Al Shorafa (Managing Director and CEO, UEMEDICAL Services)
Mr. Al Shorafa holds an MBA from the London Business School and wishes to redefine the Abu Dhabi health care market
with world-class health care facilities and partnerships with international players.
Mr. Cheow Seng Lee (CEO, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Mr. Lee holds a Bachelors degree in Accountancy and is an FCCA. He has over 30 years’ experience in hospital management
and health care development.
Dr. Fareeda Jahangir (Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology & Fetal Medicine, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Fareeda obtained her MRCOG at ATSM in the UK. She has over 16 years of experience in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Dr. Gowri Ramanathan (Head of Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Director of Fetal Medicine, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Gowri obtained her FRCOG and CCT in the UK. She is a consultant with over 10 years of experience in obstetrics
Ms. Clodagh Queally (Staff Midwife, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Ms. Clodagh hails from Ireland where she completed her BSc in General Nursing, and further specialised in Midwifery.
Before joining our team she has worked in various nursing and midwifery roles in Ireland.
Ms. Karen Dunne (Staff Midwife, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Since the beginning of her career, Ms. Karen has worked as a registered Midwife in various UK hospitals before joining
our team. She holds a BA Hons Degree in Midwifery & Health Related Studies from Liverpool John Mores University, UK.
Dr. Ahmed Abdel-Haq (Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Ahmed obtained his FRCOG in the UK, MRCP in Ireland, and FACOG in the USA. He has over 20 years of experience
in obstetrics and gynaecology.
Dr. Shweta Uppal (Head of Laboratory Services, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Shweta is a consultant, American Board Certified in Pathology, FCAP, FASCP.
Dr. Walid Sayed (Medical Director, Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology (Infertility), HealthPlus Fertility Center)
Dr. Walid gained his Bachelor of Medicine in Egypt before moving to Germany where he specialised and worked in
Gynaecological Endocrinology and Reproductive Medicine. Today he is a Consultant and Medical Director at the
HealthPlus Fertility Centre.
Ms. Winnie Lo (Nurse Manager, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Ms. Winnie has extensive experience in Midwifery and Clinical Nursing. She holds various qualifications in the field from
reputable institutions in the UK and Austria.
Dr. Rihan Saafan (Consultant in Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Rihan obtained her MBBCh in Egypt and MRCOG in the UK. She has over 12 years of experience in obstetrics
Dr. Zofia Kotyra (Head of Anaesthesia, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Zofia obtained her FFARCSI and CCST in London. She has over 10 years of experience in anaesthesiology.
Dr. Raja Cingapagu (Specialist in Paediatric Surgery, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Dr. Raja obtained his MBBS, M.S and M.Ch in India – as well as a fellow in Paediatric Laparoscopic Surgery and Paediatric
Urology from Australia. He has over 10 years of experience in paediatrics.
Ms. Aziah Abdullah (Nurse Manager, Danat Al Emarat Hospital)
Before becoming a Nurse Manager, Ms. Aziah dedicated her life to working in various NICU units across the UAE
and KSA as Senior Staff and Charge Nurse. She holds various qualifications obtained in Malaysia, Austria and the UK
among other countries.
For more details or to reserve a place, please contact
Ms. Aziah Abdullah at [email protected]
or +971 56 1978265