Dubai, United Arab Emirates, 26th of April 2017: INDEX Conferences & Exhibitions, member of INDEX Holding, signed a cooperation agreement with International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine to host the 8th Edition of International Congress of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine in Dubai, UAE from 26 – 28 February 2018 at the Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre. The agreement was signed by Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding and Prof. Dr. Faisal AlNasir, Secretary General and Treasurer of the Society. According to this agreement, INDEX will organize the event and invite a number of official speakers, and the event is expected to attract more than 1,000 professionals from the region and the world.
On this occasion, Dr. Abdul Salam Al Madani, Chairman of INDEX Holding said: “Dubai has the logistics, infrastructure and the ability to host the most important events and international conferences. We are pleased to cooperate with the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine to organize the 8th edition of International Congress of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine, because of its great importance in preserving the history of Islamic medicine and creating awareness of early inventions and important discoveries and achievements made by Muslim doctors and Arab scientists in this field. We welcome all doctors and professionals who are interested in submitting their abstracts and research papers to be part of this important event.”
From his side, Prof. Dr. Faisal AlNasir said that International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine brings together physicians, scholars, and historians from a number of Islamic and Arab countries and Muslim scholars from Europe and the USA. The society has more than 250 members from all around the world, and it organizes its biennial international conference every time in a different country. The 7th edition took place in Fez in the Kingdom of Morocco and the UAE was chosen to host the 8th edition.
The 8th edition of International Congress of the International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine will be held under the theme “Teaching of Medical Sciences during the Islamic and Medieval Ages”, and the conference will discuss topics such as: Important Discoveries of Famous Islamic Physicians and Scientists, History of Medications and Therapies in Islamic world, History of Medical Education, The Virtual Library of Islamic Medical Heritage, History of Veterinary medicine and many others.