22nd Mar 2020

Advance Health: Coronavirus Webinar – A UAE perspective on the facts, myths and challenges

Advance Health convened a multidisciplinary expert panel this week to discuss the facts, myths, and challenges surrounding COVID-19.

The panel of UAE experts shared valuable insights and opinions on the day-to-day challenges and the projected impact of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. The panel delves into some of the key facts, offer guidance on how to prevent transmission of the disease, and discuss what the future may hold for vaccines and therapies.


  • Dr Fatma Bin Shabib, Head of Health Policy Development, Dubai Health Authority
  • Dr Wael Elamin, Consultant Clinical Microbiologist and Infection Control Doctor, King’s College Hospital Dubai
  • Dr Immanuel Azaad Moonesar, Associate Professor of Health Administration and Policy, Mohammed Bin Rashid School of Government
  • Moderator: Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Managing Director, Dubai Science Park

Advance Health is a multi-stakeholder healthcare networking platform organised by Connect Communications in partnership with Dubai Science Park and Synapse Medical.

In this challenging time, effective communication of healthcare topics is more critical than ever. Get in touch to find out how Connect Communications can support across a wide range of virtual healthcare communications activities including webinars, online educational platforms, and virtual advisory boards – marcus.corander@connect-comms.com.