Industry experts from across the globe met at Aspetar on the morning of Saturday 15 September 2013 to open its Quality and Safety Week, presenting an array of lectures and workshops focusing on quality management and patient safety.

A panel of international experts will be in attendance, including representatives from the International Olympic Committee Medical Commission, Supreme Council of Health, Hamad Medical Corporation, the University of Calgary-Qatar, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland and Aspetar.

The five-day event showcases some of Aspetar’s flagship initiatives including the groundbreaking National Sports Medicine Program (NSMP), designed to ensure international standards of medical care are delivered to all sporting clubs and federations across Qatar.

A number of specialist guest speakers will also discuss a variety of topics,   including Dr Luke Feeney, Program Director at Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland, Professor David Mottram, Emeritus Professor of Pharmacy Practice,  Mr Mark Stuart, Sports Pharmacy Specialist and Conference Director of British Medical Journal Publishing Group, and John Hartley, manager of the of Quality Management at Aspetar.

Aspetar, based in Doha, Qatar, is a world leading specialised orthopaedic and sports medicine hospital and the first of this kind in the Middle East. Since 2007, the hospital has provided, and continues to provide, top-level comprehensive medical treatment to all athletes in a state-of-the art facility that sets new standards internationally. In 2009, Aspetar was officially accredited as a FIFA Medical Centre of Excellence (F-MARC). Aspetar is a member–organisation of Aspire Zone Foundation, Qatar’s innovative sports and healthy lifestyle destination.

For more information, read Marhaba’s post Annual Quality and Safety Week Brings Leading Experts to Aspetar.