Dr. Abdulelah Alhawsawi
Dr. Abdulelah Alhawsawi

Director General of Saudi Patient Safety Center


Under the patronage of His Excellency, the Minister of Health, Dr. Tawfig AlRabiah, the Saudi Patient Safety Center is hosting, for the second time, the SPSC International Patient Safety Conference, to be held on December 7th – 9th, 2019. Following the tremendous success of the 1st SPSC International Patient Safety Conference 2018, the Organizing Committee members have developed an exquisite event with a rich program that aims to provide the attendees with a memorable experience. The Saudi Patient Safety Center is delighted to invite all entities and industries to support and partner with the 2nd SPSC International Patient Safety Conference 2019, with the theme Jeddah Declaration: Moving Forward. This international event is the continuation of a journey which the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has committed to since the creation of the Saudi Patient Safety Center in 2017: to ensure a Safer Healthcare For ALL.
On behalf of the 2nd SPSC International Patient Safety Conference Scientific and Organizing Committees, we wish that everyone enjoys this conference as much as we enjoyed putting it together for you.

OUR Speakers

Dr. Shabab Saad Al Ghamdi

Secretary General, Council Cooperative Health Insurance (CCHI)

Dr. Abdulelah Alhawsawi

Director General Saudi Patient Safety Center

Mr. Abulazizi Abdulbaqi

Asst. Deputy Minister for Planning & Organizational Excellence

Dr. Ameera Cluntun MBBS

Ms-HPEd, CHSE General Manager of Academic Affairs at the Health Academy / SCFHS

Prof. Paula Wilson

President and Chief Executive Officer
Joint Commission Resources and Joint Commission International

Ms. Helen Haskell, MA

Co-chair of the World Health Organization’s Patients for Patient Safety advisory group

Mr. James Waterson

Medication Safety Manager BD Eastern Europe, Middle East, and Africa.

Dr. Nazeeh Al Othmani

Deputy Secretary General King Abdulaziz University

Sandi Kossey, MHA, BScPT, CHE

Senior Director, Strategic Partnerships & Priorities Canadian Patient Safety Institute

Mr. Jeffrey A. Surges

Chief Executive Officer RLDatix

Dr. Abdullah Algwizani

Chief Executive Officer at Saudi CDC.

Mr.Malek Al Moosa

CEO Al Moosa Specialist Hospital

Dr. Majdah Shugdar

General Director Assistant for Accreditation Affairs – CBAHI

Dr. Muhammad Halawani

Associate Professor of Infection Control and Microbiology
Al Baha-University

Dr. David Tralaggan

Medical Doctor and Pioneer of Clinical Documentation Improvement in Australia

Dr. Subashnie Devkaran Phd, FACHE

Director of Accreditation, Enterprise Quality and Patient Safety Cleveland Clinic in Ohio

Ms. Lina Bader

Lead for Workforce Transformation & Development International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP)

Mr. Mohamed Al Turki

Acting Head of Drug Tracking Departmen Saudi Food and Drug Authority

Dr. Nasser Alqahtani

Executive Director for Pharmacy and Drug Affairs
Riyadh 1st Health Cluster (C1) – Ministry of Health

Dr. Michael A.E. Ramsay

MD, FRCA, Chairman Department of Anesthesiology Baylor University Medical Center and President of Baylor Research Institute

Dr. Thamir M. Alshammari

RPh, Ph.D, M.S Associate Professor of Pharmacy Practice Medication Safety Research Chair King Saud University Vice-President, International Society of Pharmacovigilance Middle East

Dr. Günther Jonitz

President of the Berlin Chamber of Physicians

Dr. Barakah S. Bin Shamlan

General Manager of the Mystery Visitor Program at MOH

Mr. Sachin Agrawal

President, Data, Strategy & Corporate Development RLDatix

Dr. Amena Ebrahim Malik

Consultant Advisor in Medical Regulation at the National Health Regulatory Authority (NHRA)

Dr. Kawaldip Sehmi

CEO of the International Alliance of Patient’s Organizations

Dr. Taghreed I. Justinia

Regional Director IT Services, Technology Health Informatics Asst. Professor and Program Director for Health Informatics-WR King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences Ministry of National Guard-Health Affairs

Conference Overview

December 7, 2019
December 7, 2019

10 Workshops (Pre-conference activities)
Public Track (Hakaya Salamah)

December 08, 2019
December 08, 2019

Conference 1st Day

December 09, 2019
December 09, 2019

Conference 2nd Day

You can’t travel to Riyadh?
You can attend the conference virtually by registering through the following link


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