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About MEIDAM Association

MEIDAM Association is a voluntary, non-for-profit, non-religious and non-political association of professionals operating worldwide and has its registered office in Dubai, U.A.E. The MEIDAM Association shall function under the umbrella of Dubai Government.

We are the biggest group of dermatology and aesthetic medicine societies from across the Middle East and African region. MEIDAM Association is represented through scientific collaboration with sister dermatology societies from MENA region and beyond such as from the Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Oman, Bahrain, Lebanon, Syria, Iraq, Iran Egypt, Morocco, Algeria, Tunisia, Jordan, Nigeria, Libya, Russia, South Asian Association of Regional cooperation (SAARC) countries, and so on which are the core strength of this association. Over the past 8 years, MEIDAM Association has officially signed Partnerships and Collaborations with these professional dermatology societies with the vision of joining hands and working together in establishing an exchange network of knowledge as the primary benefit of being a partner and member of our Association, followed by supporting each other through participation at respective conferences and exhibitions – in other words, MEIDAM Association is a one-of-its-kind platform for the Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine fraternity to get together to construe education and knowledge sharing at the highest level of excellence from around the world.

We, at MEIDAM Association welcome dermatology societies from across the globe to integrate with us scientifically and share the joy of disseminating knowledge through strong alliances and collective efforts. As healthcare professionals in the dermatology industry, building strong relationships and fostering collaboration and interdisciplinary approaches to improve patient outcomes and promote comprehensive skin health is a part of our global outlook to uplift patientcare. Through Education and awareness, we stay up to date with the latest research, advancements, and treatment options in dermatology. Educating our patients and the public about common skin conditions, prevention measures, and the importance of regular skin checks through various platforms, such as social media, community talks and engaging in clinical research and contribution to scientific advancements in dermatology can support raising awareness about global skin health.

MEIDAM Association

Progress Report - 2022

Our Mission

To foster scientific and clinical collaborations in dermatology and aesthetic medicine, and to promote evidence-based practices that ensure optimal patient care. MEIDAM supports initiatives that impact the communities we serve and provides a platform for clinicians and scientists to share knowledge , exchange ideas and start collabrative projects that can enhance the standards of dermatologic and aesthetic care. We are committed to increasing diversity and achieving, equity in these field of medicine. Our main tools to accomplish this mission, education, advocacy and mentorship.

Our Vision

We envision a world where clinicians, researchers and stakeholders come together to enhance dermatologic and aesthetic medicine practices, to ease the suffering and improve the quality of life of patients, and to achieve excellence in healthcare delivery in the middle east and around the globe.

Consulting Committee

Dr. Abdullah Al Taie

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Dr. Fatma Al Balushi

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Prof. Abdul Ghani Kibbi

Professor and Chair – Department of Dermatology Deputy Chief of Staff for Medical Staff Affairs American University of Beirut – Faculty of Medicine Beirut, Lebanon

Dr. Naief AlNomair

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Dr. Abdullah Al Khalifah

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Dr. Mohammed Rachid Hamlaoui

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Dr. Khaled Turki

Member of Middle East International Dermatology & Aesthetic Medicine Association

Dr. Fatima Al Breiki

Scientific Committee Chairperson Emirates Dermatology Society

Dr. Bakri Alsayed Al Agraa

President Sudanese Society of Dermatologists

Dr D. Dinesh Kumar

Secretary General The Indian Association of Dermatologists, Venereologists and Leprologists

The UN Refugee Agency
American Academy of Dermatology Association
International Society of Dermatology
Saudi Society of Dermatology & Dermatologic Surgery
Kuwait Society of Dermatologists
Oman Dermatology Society
Egyptian Women's Dermatologic Society
Moroccan Dermatology Society
Algerian Society of Dermatology
Association Tunisienne des Dermatologistes Libéraux (ATDL)
Societe Libanaise de Dermatologie Lebanese Dermatology Society
National Alliance of Dermatovenereologists & Cosmotologists
Russian Society of Plastic, Reconstructive & Aesthetic Surgery
SAARC Association of Aesthetic Dermatology
Iraqi Society of Dermatology & Venerology
Syrian Arab Society of Dermatology
African Society of Dermatology & Venereology
Iranian Society of Dermatology
Jordanian Society of Dermatology & Venereology
The Associaton of Korean Dermatologists
Libyan Society of Dermatology, Cosmetology & Laser Therapy
The Tunisian Society of Dermatology & Venereology (STDV)
Bahrain Dermatology Association
University Hospital Sharjah
Bahrain Medical Society
Kuwait Board of Dermatology
National Health Regulatory Authority Bahrain
Arab Medical Union
Oman Medical Association
Sudanese Society of Dermatologists
Egyptian Society of Women's Health (VENUS)
Natural & Medical Sciences Research Center
Syrian Association for Aesthetic Reconstructive & Burn Surgery
Global Dermatology
Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists
Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists
Libyan Society of Dermatology, Cosmetology & Laser Therapy
University Hospital Sharjah, UAE
Emirates Dermatology Society
Indian Association of Dermatologists Venereologists and Leprologists
University of Nizwa, Oman
African Association of Dermatology
Dermatology Society of South Africa
Jordanian Society For Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
Pan Arab Association for Burns & Plastic Surgery
Association of Thai Aesthetic Physicians
Thai Association of Anti-Aging & Regenerative Medicine
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