GSD Healthcare organising the Global Health Pioneers Award 2019 at Etihad Museum

January 27, 2019

Under the patronage and attendance of HH Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak AL Nahyan, Cabinet member and UAE Minister of State of Tolerance and President of UAE Genetic Diseases Association, GSD Healthcare organised the Global Health Pioneers Award of 2019, the award celebrated the dedication of the leaders of the country to encourage the quality of care and the innovation in healthcare,

the celebration also recognized the importance of the link between UAE and Italy, and GSD Healthcare commitment in supporting the national UAE agenda of Healthcare.

The award that happened during ArabHealth conference, honoured healthcare pioneers worldwide, and the 2019 edition was dedicated to the genetic field for which the innovation and advancement are constantly bringing the healthcare system toward a better diagnosis, prevention and treatment of diseases and the improvement of the quality of life of the population.

The winners were:

Pioneer with most outstanding contribution towards care and preventive health service towards children and families living with Genetic disorders: Dr. Tawfik Ahmed Khoja (KSA)

Pioneer in Healthcare transformation:
Prof George Joji Hara (Japan)
Maryam Al Jalahma ( Bahrain)
Anders Lannberg ( Sweden)

Pioneer Woman Scientist or Physician
Dr. Maha Ali Al Mozaini (KSA)
Dr. Ismahane Al Ouafi (UAE)
Prof Silvia Cirri ( Italy)

Pioneer Researcher or physician
Prof. Luigi Naldini ( Italy)
Prof Alawi AL Sheikh Ali ( UAE)
Dr. Naif Ahmed Al Montashiri ( KSA)

Pioneer Nurse
Tiziana Fiorini (Italy)
Dr. Soumaya Al Baloushi ( UAE)

Pioneer NGO / Personality contribution toward improving the quality of life
Association Bambini Cardiopathici nel mondo prof. Alessandro Frigiola ( Italy)
Purple – Mike Adams ( UK)

Advancements initiative for Medicine and Science – AliReza Haghighi (USA)

Pioneer Innovative Research Institutions
Arabian Gulf University HE Dr Khalid Abdulrahman N. Al Ohaly ( Bahrain)
DEFTA partner ( USA)

Pioneer Community project in promoting a healthy lifestyle for future generation
Tobacco Control Program – MOH
Lifestyle Clinic- DHA
Weqaya Program – HAAD

Pioneer personality / organization demonstrating leadership and commitment towards health needs or assistance of refugees or migrants – Medecins sans frontieres- Clara Nordon

Pioneer Media Program or personality
Sustainable Health – Assiha Al Mostadama- Sonitta Nader ( France)
Haykal Media -Popular Science ( UAE)
Dr. Mohammed Nabeel Eissa Al Safi ( Kuwait)

Special Prize
George Stephen Hayes (USA)

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