Under the patronage of the Custodian of the Two Holy Mosques,

King Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud

The 5th International


for Mass Gatherings Medicine


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Conference Schedule

Health Security: Global Progress

IHR Future Direction, Inter-governmental Negotiating Body (INB) Journey, Building the Evidence Base for GHS, Regional Challenges and Impact on GHS, (Recorded) Pandemic Preparedness Lessons Learned

08:30 - 10:00 AM M1

Opening Ceremony


10:00 - 11:20 AM .

Governance & Planning

Data Driven Decision Making, Pandemic & Epidemic Intelligence, Funding & Resource Allocation, MG & GHS: Competing Interests International & Multilateral Cooperation, Travel, Vaccination, and GHS

11:20 AM - 2:00 PM M2

Capacity Building & Assessment

WHO Strategy for Capacity Building, Lessons for PH Emergencies, Global & National Integration for Capacity Building, Global Health as a Driving Force, The G5 Experience, EMRO Capacity Building & Assessment

2:00 - 3:10 PM M3

Debate: MIMMS vs. HICS


3:10 - 3:45 PM D1

Infection Prevention & Control

Global Platform, IPC Practices in MGs, Expo Dubai, Measures amid the Pandemic, Riding the Waves, Limitations in Recommendations, Dealing with the Unknown

08:50 - 10:30 AM P1

Supply Chain & Operations

Prehospital Care during Hajj, Supply and Logistics: the Human Element, Clinical Tricks during MG operations, Jus in Time to Just in Case, Logistic Challenges and Solutions

08:50 - 10:30 AM E1

Risk Communication & Community Engagement

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10:30 AM - 1:10 PM P2

Climate Change & Heat-Related Illnesses

HRI Management Current Guidelines & Opportunities, Climate & Health Systems Resilience, Health as a Lever for Action on Climate Change, Impact of Climate Change on Health Security, Physiological Implications of Heatstroke

10:30 AM - 1:10 PM E2

Laboratories Capabilities, Biosafety & Biosecurity

National Transformation for Lab Services, Biosafety & Environmental Measures, Surveillance in Lab Services, Building Capacities in Lab, National Refferal Lab, TBC

1:10 - 2:50 PM P3

Events Experience -1

Football Stampede in Kanjuruhan Stadium, Crowd Disasters and Countermeasures, Karbala Arbaen, Papal Mass, A Day in Emergency Department during Hajj, Clashes & Crowds

1:10 - 2:50 PM E3

PoE & International Travel

International Travel Post-Pandemic, Surfing the Literature on Medical Planning, PoE in Hajj, Evaluating Measures on POE, Regional Capacity Building in PoE

2:50 - 4:15 PM P4

Events Experience - 2

Boston Marathons, Qatar FIFA World Cup, Paris SAMU Events, Riyadh Seasons, Surfing the Literature on Presentations and Referals in MGs

2:50 - 4:15 PM E4

Research, Development & Innovation (RDI)

Past & Future of MG & GHS, RDI Lense, Data Sharing for GHS, Research Priority Needs in the Region for GHS, Challenges in MG & GHS Research, Local Needs to Drive Innovation

08:50 - 10:30 AM P5

Emergency Medical Teams

WHO Endeaver in EMT Standardization, Standards for Emergency Medical Teams During MGs, International Standards & Considerations during Sports Events, Legislation on Mass Gathering Medical Response, Competencies for HCPs in MGs

08:50 - 10:30 AM E5


Health Early Warning System in Hajj, Word Youth Day Medical Preparations, Integrating Systems to Achieve GHS, Decision Making Finesse and Early Interventions, Global Dashboards

10:30 AM - 1:00 pm P6

Case Management in MGs & PH Emergencies

Emergency Departments Preparations, Communication & Referal in MGs, Mobile Medical Teams, Prediction and Patterns of Respiratory Diseases in MGs, Critical Care Operations

10:30 AM - 1:00 pm E6


Mass Vaccination, Vaccination for travel & MG, Discovieries and Regionalization of Vaccine Manufacturing, Epidemiology of Vaccine Preventable Diseases, Policies for Vaccine Recommendation

1:00 - 2:40 PM P7

Hajj and Umrah Model of Care

Evolution of Health System for Hajj & Umrah, Makkah RHD, Makkah Cluster, Madinah RHD, Madinah Cluster, Virtual Medicine Aspirations

1:00 - 2:40 PM E7

Final Ceremony & Recommendations Announcements

2:40 - 3:00 PM

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The clock is ticking and the seats are limited

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About venue

Hilton, Riyadh

Entry Time

Day 01:

8:30 am

Day 02:

8:30 am

Day 03:

8:30 am