22nd Sep 2023

Advance Health: Healthcare Innovation – Moving from Digital to Smart

Advance Health convened on 22nd September to dive into what makes a smart healthcare system, unifying care that connects people, the environment and infrastructure. The session also explored how the UAE can optimise this to create an intelligent, data-optimised system for the future and enhance the position of the UAE as a global healthcare destination.


  • Ahmed El Banna, Senior Manager, Business Consulting Healthcare MENA Region, Ernst and Young
  • Sultan Al Shaibani, Senior Specialist – Health Informatics and Smart Health, Dubai Health Authority
  • Dr Louiza Chitour, Health Director for the GCC Region, Plug & Play Tech Center
  • Dr Aaron Han, Consultant Pathologist and Adjunct Professor, Mohammed Bin Rashid University Of Medicine and Health Sciences in UAE and Chief Medical Officer, Alliance Care Technologies
  • Marwan Abdulaziz Janahi, Managing Director, Dubai Science Park  (Moderator)

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