HBKU’s College of Health and Life Sciences Becomes Event Partner for Maternal and Child Health Symposium 2020 | Hamad Bin Khalifa University

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Partners College of Health and Life Sciences Becomes Event Partner for Maternal and Child Health Symposium 2020

Three-day event focused on improving children’s and women’s health at home and abroad

The College of Health and Life Sciences (CHLS) at Hamad Bin Khalifa University (HBKU) has accepted an invitation to participate in Sidra Medicine’s Maternal and Child Health Symposium 2020 (MCH 2020) as an Event Educational Partner.

Taking place March 7 to 9 and led by event chairs Dr. Souhaila Al Khodor and Dr. Annalisa Terranegra, MCH 2020 brings together researchers, clinicians, nurses and other healthcare practitioners to explore the latest developments and innovations in maternal and child health research. A mix of discussions, exhibits and speeches will introduce participants to advanced research projects and resources available in the fields of preconception care, pregnancy complications and post-natal life. MCH 2020 also provides partners and exhibitors with an opportunity to showcase their respective capabilities to target audiences.

Speaking ahead of the symposium, Dr. Edward Stuenkel, founding dean of CHLS, said: “We’re naturally delighted to be participating at MCH 2020. Like Sidra Medicine, CHLS is committed to improving children’s and women’s health at home and further afield. MCH 2020 also provides the perfect opportunity to highlight our multidisciplinary approach to research and discovery in the area of health and life sciences. To this end, we’re looking forward to engaging and building ties with what promises to be an expert and knowledgeable group of participants.”

CHLS regularly hosts public lectures and seminars that reflect its multidisciplinary projects and research activities. For more information, please visit chls.hbku.edu.qa 

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