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14 CME hours accredited at the 3rd Emirates Cardiac Society Congress
Dubai, United Arab Emirates - Monday, October 29th 2012 [ME NewsWire]

Cardiovascular disease is a global issue, with its risk factors increasing in daily life. The Third Emirates Cardiology Society Congress (ECSC) is an ideal occasion to learn and share knowledge while continuing medical education. The event has a holistic approach in covering the scientific programs, workshops, satellite symposiums, exhibition and accreditation with CME credits.

After a very successful 2nd Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress which was held in October 2011, and following the World Congress of Cardiology 2012, the Emirates Cardiac Society will be hosting the Third Annual Emirates Cardiac Society Congress in Dubai from 1st to the 3rd of November, 2012 at the Grand Hyatt Dubai, United Arab Emirates.

14 CME Hours have been accredited by UAE University / Faculty of Medical Health Sciences for the scientific sessions and 1.5 CME hours for each workshop.

The scientific congress is supported by Dubai Health Authority, Government of Dubai, Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences and the Emirates Medical Association.

A trade exhibition covering pharmaceutical products, diagnostics, lab ware, medical equipment, and instruments, will be organized during the congress.

The congress is sponsored by diversified healthcare leaders like Sanofi, Servier, Boehringer Ingelheim, AstraZeneca and Novartis and is supported by Merck Serono, MSD, GSK, CINFA, Pfizer, Ethicon and American Hospital Dubai.

Bayer HealthCare, a subgroup of Bayer AG is the main sponsors of the congress.

A large audience comprising of cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, physicians, nursing staff, cardiovascular technicians, medical trainees and residents from premiere medical organizations will be attending the scientific sessions and exhibition.

Delegates can pre-register or register onsite - the registration fees include congress material, and access to all general sessions, exhibition areas, coffee breaks and lunches.

About Emirates Cardiac Society

The Emirates Cardiac Society (ECS) is a professional organization of cardiovascular health providers in the United Arab Emirates (UAE). It operates under the umbrella of the Emirates Medical Association and its members include cardiologists, cardiac surgeons, vascular physicians, and cardiovascular allied health professionals, as well as family physicians and general internists interested in cardiology from all over the UAE. Founded in 1999, the ECS has grown considerably to become one of the most active societies under the Emirates Medical Association. The establishment of the ECS was in response to the growing epidemic of cardiovascular disease in the UAE where complications of cardiovascular disease constitute the leading cause of death accounting for nearly 25% of all deaths.

The core mission of the ECS is to educate health care providers, patients, and the public at large on reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease in UAE. The educational efforts of ECS focus on cardiovascular health promotion and disease prevention and rely on establishing strong partnerships with local, regional and international health agencies professional organizations.The vision of the ECS is that of establishing a network for management, education, and research to improve quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease. To realize its mission and vision the ECS values Excellence, Quality, Team Work, and Financial Effectiveness


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