Welcome to Health and wellness symposium Webpage


​ ​Overview:


The Tawam Hospital's Health and Wellness Symposium is the first scientific event to invite professional healthcare leaders

and expertise who will share evidence-based knowledge and meaningful criteria on building healthier culture and positive

wellness program at workplace. The symposium's theme this year will focus on emphasizing a culture of healthy workplace and staff wellbeing in healthcare organizations.


The symposium is an opportunity to identify best practices and strategies on enhancing wellness and wellbeing program through encouraging physical activities, healthy eating, weight management, smoking cessation programs, stress management and mental health support.


  • Provide a national forum for discussing health and wellness issues, current policies and guideline
  • Provide an opportunity for sharing knowledge through research and evidence-based practice
  • Support exchange of experience and expertise within and beyond the UAE
  • Enhance awareness of health and wellness among healthcare providers

Target Attendees:

  • Physicians
  • Nurses
  •  Allied Health Professionals,
  • Risk & Safety Officer
  • Health Educator
  • Quality Officers
  • Healthcare adminstrators


Symposium Organizing Committee Members:   


  • Dr. Taif Al Sarraj, Chief Clinical Support Services, Tawam Hospital

Co- Chairperson:

  • Souheila Ali Hassan, Senior Heath Officer, Tawam Hospital

Organizing Committee:

  • Dr. Hasrat Parkar,  Consultant Occupational Health 
  • Sumeya Al Hammadi,  Acting Manager of Rehabilitation Services
  • Saleema Khamis Al Junaibi, Training and Career Development Manager
  • Dr. Hamda AL Neyadi, Marketing, PR and Media Manager
  • Murad Al Tardi, Senior Education Officer
  • Shaikha Al Kaabi, Clinical Dietitian   
  • Khuloud Al Sheryani, Assistant Marketing, PR, and Media Officer
  • Wafa Al Menhali, Education Officer

Symposium Scientific Group:


  • Dr. Taif Al Sarraj, Chief Clinical Support Services, Tawam Hospital
  • Dr. Hasrat Parkar,  Consultant Physician, Occupational Health
  • Dr. Elpidoforos Soteriades, Assistant Professor, Public Health - Institute of Public Health- UAEU
  • Souheila Ali Hassan, Senior Heath Officer, Tawam Hospital
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