Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week (ADGHW) has signed an agreement with Digital Health New York (DHNY), a network of CEOs, founders, payers and providers driving New York’s healthcare. The agreement seeks to enhance collaboration, spearhead innovation and long-term investment, and create opportunities for knowledge exchange in the global digital health ecosystem. 

Over the duration of two years, DHNY and ADGHW will collaborate to further develop research and innovation in digital health, reinforce credibility in science and elevate access to subject-matter experts through fostering open dialogue.

His Excellency Mansoor Ibrahim Al Mansoori, Chairman of the Department of Health - Abu Dhabi (DoH), said: “ADGHW’s partnership with DHNY seeks to foster innovation as we unify efforts for the continued development of the digital health ecosystem globally. Our shared commitment is the cornerstone of our collective pursuit for a healthier world. Through our partnership, we seek to elevate endeavours in pursuit of transforming the healthcare ecosystem and enhancing the quality of care through integrating the latest technological advancements to develop preventive measures and treatments for communities and patients around the world.”

The healthcare sector needs demand borderless collaboration and access to digital tools to solve rising healthcare challenges affecting populations worldwide. Existing synergies between ADGHW and DHNY help bring this to reality, with both organisations committed to supporting ongoing research and development initiatives, particularly in the fields of genomics, preventative and predictive medicine.

Signed by His Excellency Dr. Ahmed Alkhazraji, Executive Director, Strategy and Policy at the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi and Bunny Ellerin, Co-Founder & CEO, DHNY, the partnership will leverage both parties’ networks to broaden access to long-term investment and forge partnerships in the global digital health arena, confirming New York and Abu Dhabi as vibrant healthcare hubs. ADGHW and DHNY recognise the critical importance of scientific credibility in the healthcare industry as they join forces in collaborative research studies and the creation of scientific literature.

Bunny Ellerin, Co-Founder & CEO at Digital Health New York, said: “DHNY is thrilled to collaborate with Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week to unlock opportunities for knowledge exchange and promote digital health on a global scale. This partnership is consistent with DHNY’s mission to increase the visibility of New York as a leader in healthcare innovation and bring people together to share ideas, spark new directions and create success.” 

Organised by DoH, in partnership with DMG Events, ADGHW will be held under the theme Transforming the Future of Global Healthcare from 13-15 May 2024 at the Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre (ADNEC).

ADGHW will drive dialogue with focus on key pillars such as big data and digital health including artificial intelligence and data privacy, sustainable healthcare systems capable of addressing current and future changes as well as precision medicine and the role of genome sciences in the future of healthcare. In addition to the development of the various models of care and the future of preventive medicine including vaccine development, patient engagement next to others.

To learn more about Abu Dhabi Global Healthcare Week, visit: www.adghw.com