Main Conference Day 1

Day 1 - Monday, 27 November 2017

08:00 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:50 Opening Remarks from the Chair

Opening Remarks from the Chair


09:00 Invest into Employee Health to Create a Resilient and Productive Workforce

Speaker

Dr. Ola Mira

Dr. Ola Mira

Head of Occupational Health and Safety
Ministry of Health (MOH), UAE

09:30 Worksite Health Promotion: A Tool for Engagement

Speaker

Dr. Mansoor Anwar

Dr. Mansoor Anwar

Senior Director-Employee Happiness (Human Capital and Administration)
Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company (du), UAE

10:00 Lamplighter Vitality Program

Speaker

Dr. Alaa El-Fouly

Dr. Alaa El-Fouly

Head of Medical and Occupational Health NAME
Unilever, Egypt

10:30 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


11:00 Data Metrics and Collection: How to Make Public Health Data Meaningful

Speaker

Dr. Muhammad Wasif Alam

Dr. Muhammad Wasif Alam

Director Public Health and Safety Department
Dubai Health Authority, UAE

11:40 Optimisation and Collection of OSH National and Inter-Regional Data

Speaker

Dr. Kinan Bahnassi

Dr. Kinan Bahnassi

Chief Technical Adviser-Labour Market Governance
International Labour Organization, UAE

12:20 Interactive Panel Discussion: Challenges and Approaches to Worker Health Protection in the Region

Panelists

Dr. Ola Mira

Dr. Ola Mira

Head of Occupational Health and Safety
Ministry of Health (MOH), UAE

 

Dr. Muhammad Wasif Alam

Director Public Health and Safety Department
Dubai Health Authority, UAE

Dr. Mohammad Aref

OSH Expert
Ministry of Human Resources and Emiratisation, UAE

Dr. Maha Al Shehab

Board Member
Capital Municipality Council, Bahrain

Dr. Sameer Al Haddad

Former Head of Occupational Health
Ministry of Health, Bahrain

13:00 Prayer and Lunch Break

Prayer and Lunch Break


14:00 Occupational Stress - Role of Management

Speaker

Dr. Entesar Saber Al Hendal

Dr. Entesar Saber Al Hendal

Head of Health Promotion - Ahmadi Hospital
Kuwait Oil Company, Kuwait

14:30 Heat (Thermal) Stress Prevention and Mitigation

Speaker

Dr. Manjunath Gummanur

Dr. Manjunath Gummanur

Medical Principal/Advisor
Sohar Aluminium, Oman

15:00 Medical Screening and Fitness to Work

Speaker

Dr. Andrew Thomson

Dr. Andrew Thomson

Director Medical Services
Sadara Chemicals Company, KSA

15:30 Dealing with Sickness and Absenteeism

Speaker

Dr. Sameer Al Haddad

Dr. Sameer Al Haddad

Former Head of Occupational Health
Ministry of Health, Bahrain

16:00 Closing Remarks and End of Main Conference Day 1

Closing Remarks and End of Main Conference Day 1