Dubai Hosts the 26th Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition Next Week
INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions- a member of INDEX Holding, has announced that The 26th edition of Dubai International Pharmaceuticals & Technologies Conference & Exhibition- DUPHAT, the largest pharmaceutical event of its kind in the Middle East and North Africa region, will kick off next week, from the 5th to the 7th of April, at the Dubai World Trade Centre. This announcement is a reflection of Dubai’s readiness to host major conferences, exhibitions and events, as the city is considered one of the safest cities worldwide to travel to for business.
DUPHAT 2021 highlights the latest technologies and revelations in the pharmaceutical industry, making it an unmissable event, especially during a time where the importance of the medical, health and pharmaceutical fields has been amplified under the circumstances the world faced during the past year.
In addition, DUPHAT has been an instrumental platform for all pharmaceutical stakeholders to launch new products, learn about new technologies and developments, acquire scientific knowledge, as well as a famous rich ground for networking. Furthermore, the recent developments in the region are reflected at DUPHAT and this is highlighted by focusing on both – the upstream and downstream segments of the entire pharma industry.
In its 26th edition, DUPHAT is expected to attract over 20,000 visitors and participants from 75 countries over the course of 3 days. In addition, the conference is set to witness the participation of 40 speakers who will offer their deep insights during 40 scientific sessions related to the top trending topics in the pharmaceutical industry. Moreover, the pharma event will include 300 poster presentations and various workshops to discuss the latest scientific research in pharmacy and also improve the awareness and understanding of the latest trends in the pharma industry.
This year, DUPHAT will also feature important discussions on a range of topics revolving around 3 conference tracks. The topics which will be discussed during the 3-day event will include: ‘Drug Discovery and Innovation: novel drug delivery systems’, ‘The Impact of Private Public Collaboration in Addressing the COVID-19 Challenge’, ‘COVID-19: Management & Vaccination’, ‘Pharmacoepidemiology’, ‘The Pharmacist’s Role in Fighting the Opioid Epidemic’, ‘Update in Breast Cancer Treatment’ and ‘Effects of Antibiotics on Quorum Sensing in Bacteria’ to name a few.
In its 2021 edition, DUPHAT exhibition occupying an overall space of 27,720 square meters features the presence of 869 participating brands, and includes a Polish Pavilion occupying a space of 54sqm, where leading pharma and technology brands from the region and across the globe will showcase the latest pharmaceutical products, tools and services from their respective countries. In addition, exhibitors get a chance to explore networking, collaboration and business expansion opportunities within the most lucrative markets of the regional pharma market.
DUPHAT exhibition spans the entire value chain of the industry from drugs manufacturing of medicine, OTC and retail products distribution within the pharmacy network. The growing population, the improvement of healthcare system together combined with the regional affluent lifestyle make the pharmaceutical segment a lucrative industry.
Speaking on the occasion, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Executive Chairman of DUPHAT Conference and Exhibition said: “Since the spread of the COVID-19 pandemic, the world has been fighting an invisible enemy that has affected all aspects of our lives and the pharma industry is not a far from that, therefore, holding conferences such as DUPHAT is crucial at this time as we need deeper look into the industry to discuss the latest rules and regulations governing drug manufacturing, drug research and the impact of technology on the pharmaceutical industry in times like these.”
He added: “Dubai has proved that it is ready to host conferences and exhibitions, and has taken all necessary precautions to ensure the safety of its people and visitors, and is considered to be one of the safest cities in the world to travel to for business. Dubai has hosted multiple major events, and will host ‘DUPHAT’ next week, which is one of the most significant events of its kind in the region. On this occasion, I would like to thank our partners, supporters, renowned speakers, experts, educators, exhibitors and all key stakeholders whose continuous efforts have enabled us to make DUPHAT the most successful pharma event in the region over the last so many years.”
From his side, Dr. Ali Al Sayed Hussain, Chairman of ‘DUPHAT’ said:” Today, the field of Pharmaceuticals is witnessing fundamental transformation, especially under the light of the COVID-19 pandemic. Therefore, we have witnessed the unquestionable significance of this field and the importance of empowering this field and investing in it. There are updates taking place at a more rapid speed now, and it is immensely important that pharmacy professionals enhance their knowledge and keep themselves up-to-date with the latest trends and practices in pharmacy, and that’s exactly why meetings like DUPHAT are important to everyone in the field.”
This year, DUPHAT features virtual three conference tracks for delegates who cannot visit Dubai, available to them through the platform developed by the organizers, which will further facilitate the learning experience for attendees.
Moreover, the ‘DUPHAT’ Hosted Buyers Program ‘Pharma Business Hub’ being held on the sidelines of ‘DUPHAT’ exhibition is a dedicated annual networking platform introduced to encourage leading decision makers, potential buyers including the suppliers and manufacturers of the pharma sector to schedule One-to-One B2B Meetings with ‘DUPHAT’ exhibitors and explore future business collaboration opportunities in the flourishing pharma market in the region.
Furthermore, and with the support of Dubai Health Authority, ‘DUPHAT’ has been accredited by International organizations and societies including: American Society of Health-System Pharmacists ‘ASHP’, European Federation for Pharmaceutical Sciences ‘EUFEPS’, The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia ‘SHPA’, Therapeutic Drug Monitoring and Clinical Toxicology ‘IATDMCT’, European Society of Oncology Pharmacy ‘ESOP’, Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education ‘ACPE’, and International Society for Pharmaceutical Engineering ‘ISPE’.
DUPHAT is organized annually by INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding.