Emergency medicine plays an important public health role in the management of chronic conditions, injuries and health risks and the delivery of clinical and preventive services. In Qatar, and many other parts of the world, Emergency Departments serve as points of entry to the healthcare system for a large percentage of the population, hence the importance of focusing on the crucial interface with public health.

Between 14 and 18 January 2016, healthcare professionals from across Qatar, and the world, will converge on the Qatar National Convention Center (QNCC) for a five-day conference designed to celebrate and encourage discourse, learning, research and quality improvement in the areas of emergency medicine and public health. Organized in collaboration by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the Supreme Council of Health (SCH), this exciting conference will provide attendees will information about the most recent clinical developments in emergency medicine and public health. With sessions dedicated to infectious diseases, disaster preparedness, pre-hospital emergencies, injury prevention, medical toxicology, critical care in the emergency department, emergency education, nursing and many more exciting topics, this conference is a must attend event for emergency medicine and public healthcare professionals.

The International Conference in Emergency Medicine and Public Health-Qatar (ICEP-Q 2016) is open to all healthcare professionals with an interest in emergency care and public health, leadership, practice and research. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this important event.