This forum has the approval from the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners (QCHP) - Accreditation Department as an Accredited Group Learning Activity Category 1. Attendees can earn up to a maximum of 21.5 hours.​

As part of our extensive program and with CPD hours awarded based on actual time spent learning, credit hours are offered based on attendance per session, requiring delegates to attend a minimum of 80% of a session to qualify for the allocated CPD hours.​
  • Less than 80% attendance per session = 0 CPD hours​
  • 80% or higher attendance per session = full allotted CPD hours
Total CPD hours for the forum are awarded based on the sum of CPD hours earned from all individual sessions.​

Please also note that delegates registered as students, trainees, interns and medical residents are eligible to receive an attendance certificate. CPD hours will not be awarded.​

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Now in its 7th year, the Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare is an annual gathering of healthcare professionals in quality improvement and patient safety. Hosted by Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI), it is the region’s most successful and well established healthcare conference focused on quality improvement. 

The ME Forum regularly connects around 3000 healthcare leaders and practitioners from around the globe, providing a stimulating and inspiring setting for healthcare professionals to meet, learn and share knowledge with the collective aim to improve the quality and safety of care for the patients and communities we serve.

The ME Forum 2019 tracks cover a wide range of topics:
  • Patient Safety
    To make health care safer for patients through the purposeful prevention of harm that may be associated with care.

  • Population Health
    To improve health outcomes for diverse populations at large. 
  • Quality Improvement
    To ensure that improvement science drives continual and meaningful changes in practices that improve health and health care.

  • Workplace Effectiveness
    To provide proven methods, tools and resources to enable effectiveness in the workplace.
  • Value, Flow and Access
    To enhance understanding of the concept of value-based care, the importance of optimizing patient flow throughout a healthcare system and how to enhance access to care.



On behalf of HMC, it gives us great pleasure to invite you once again to take part in the next Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare..
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I would like to invite you to attend the 2019 Middle East Forum on Quality and Safety in Healthcare, held once again in Doha, Qatar. IHI is pleased to present...

About Us


Hamad Medical Corpora​tion 
Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) has been the principal public healthcare provider in the State of Qatar for over three decades and is dedicated to delivering the safest, most effective and most compassionate care to each and every one of its patients. HMC manages nine hospitals, including six specialist hospitals and three .
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Institute for​ Healthcare Improvement
The Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) is an independent not-for-profit organization based in Boston, Massachusetts, USA. For more than 25 years, IHI has used improvement science to advance and sustain better outcomes in health and health systems across the world. 
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Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute
The Hamad Healthcare Quality Institute (HHQI) was established with the single-minded purpose of improving the quality of healthcare within Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), the State of Qatar and the greater region.The HHQI seeks to introduce the latest innovations and evidence-based healthcare solutions, 
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“The Scientific Planning Committee and all staff involved in organizing the Middle East Forum on Quality & Safety in Healthcare 2019, have no Conflict of Interest to declare.”
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