French Healthcare conferences at the France Pavilion of world Expo 2020 Dubai

Discover the program of the French Healthcare conferences, “Challenges of the Health themed fortnight” organized thanks to a strong partnership between the French Healthcare Association and Business France.

👉🏻All these conferences, held on Junary 25-26 on the French Pavilion of the Dubai World Expo will be available in physical and digital format.

If you are…

Hospital buyers and decision-makers, biomedical engineers, information systems division managers, endocrinologists and medical specialists in the diabetes field, diabetes patient associations, oncologists and medical specialists in the cancer field, cancer patient associations, local economic operators, insurance companies, Emirati and Saudi private operators, investors in the healthcare field, healthcare device dealers, health advisors of local embassies, journalists or media…

And you want…

To benefit from unique perspectives on and insights into French expertise, innovations, and solutions in healthcare, thanks to this high-profile conference.

Register now to attend our unique conferences dedicated to innovation in healthcare!


N.B. all conferences will be held in the Dubai time zone (Gulf Standard Time – GST),  in English, and can be attended either in person or online.

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

January 25 – 10:00 – 11:30 – Future perspectives in health and urban planning

The French Healthcare Association welcomes you to this session focusing on how health determinants are integrated into the creation of health facilities. We will also discuss how citizens can get involved and how we can connect cities with their inhabitants.

January 25 – 12:00 – 13:30 – Getting medical treatment in France

The French Healthcare Association introduces the French healthcare system and treatment opportunities for international patients.

January 25 – 14:30 – 16:00 – French innovations for women at risk or affected with female cancer 

Unicancer, the French Federation of Comprehensive Cancer Centers, welcomes you to its session on French innovation in the treatment of cancers in women. This session will cover both innovation in preventive and predictive medicine (i.e., personalized screenings) as well as therapeutic innovation such as proton therapy and immunotherapy. Led by Prof. Frédérique Penault-Llorca (nominated by Forbes France as one of the 40 most remarkable women of 2021), the Unicancer session will benefit from the presence of eight internationally renowned speakers.

Moderator: Frédérique Penault-Llorca (Centre Jean Perrin)

Therapeutic innovations

  1. Genomic signatures and therapeutic de-escalation in breast cancer – Frédérique Penault-Llorca (Centre Jean Perrin)
  2. ERAS and prehabilitation: which role in the management of advanced stages of ovarian cancer? Eric Lambaudie (Institut Paoli-Calmettes)
  3. The success of immunotherapy in uterine cancers – Alexandra Leary (Gustave Roussy)
  4. Proton therapy : which place for this newcomer? Jean-Louis Habrand (Centre François Baclesse)

Innovations in preventive and predictive medicine

  1. Fertility preservation in women with breast cancer – Christine Rousset-Jablonski (Centre Léon Bérard)
  2. Personalised breast cancer screening – on the road to the future – Suzette Delaloge (Gustave Roussy)
  3. Diagnosis and management of women at high-risk of breast cancer – Dominique Stoppa-Lyonnet (Institut Curie)
  4. Surgical prophylaxis of epithelial ovarian cancer: developments and perspectives – Eric Leblanc (Oscar Lambret)

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

January 26 – 10:00 – 11:30 – Diabetes education and prevention: facing rising challenges in the Middle East

The French Healthcare Association welcomes you to this session introducing how French biotech companies can support regional government efforts, and prevent a diabetes epidemic, by orchestrating an efficient public health campaign. 

January 26 – 12:00 – 12:45 – French excellence in pediatric congenital heart disease surgery

French Excellence in pediatric congenital heart disease surgery

January 26 – 13:00 – 13:45 – Structuring translational research to address the challenge of the cardiometabolism disease: the IHU ICAN Foundation model

Cardiovascular, metabolic, and nutrition-related diseases are one of the major public health challenges and account for a significant part of the rise in non-communicable disease-related death and morbidity. There is now a firm consensus on the need to better address these pathologies by favoring an interdisciplinary approach. As such, the growing field of personalized medicine represents a major opportunity to tackle these health issues in a new, effective, and financially sustainable manner.  

January 26 – 14:30 – 16:00 – Digital health for underserved areas: disruption from the French healthcare ecosystem

Introducing a complete offer supported by the French Healthcare Association, to help public and private decision-makers in their approach to under-medicalized areas. How can French excellence in digital health make a real impact on a healthcare system.