Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of Dubai Health Authority, the 7th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress (EROC) will begin on 18th January with 2,000 delegates participating from around the globe.

Otolaryngology is the branch of medicine that deals with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of diseases of the ear, nose & throat. EROC is one of the largest platform of otolaryngologists and is hosted in Dubai annually with support from GCC and International eye, nose and throat societies (ENT).

"We have put up a robust and interactive program that will cover 50 related topics and will be delivered by over 250 world class panel of local and international speakers" said Dr Hussain Abdulrahman Al Rand, Congress President. He further commented that we are delighted to inform that the congress and workshops will be accredited by Dubai Health Authority, Ministry of Health and Saudi Commission for Health Specialities.

One of the attractions of EROC 2017 will be interactive live surgical workshop that will help delegates to learn new techniques and advancements in the field of ENT. Moreover delegates will be introduced to the latest technologies and techniques in the field through keynote lectures, round table discussions, instructional courses, video sessions, and abstract sessions covering a wide array of topics. The congress will be attended by ENT specialists, Otologists, Speech Pathologists, Audiologists, Neurologists, Otolaryngologists, ENT Surgeons, Otorhinolaryngologists, Rhinoplasty Surgeons, Endoscopic Surgeons, Phoniatricians and other Allied Health Professionals.

David Raetz, CEO, MED-EL Middle East said: "We are very proud to participate in the 7th Emirates Otorhinolaryngology Audiology and Communication Disorders Congress as main sponsor. The pioneering event continues to take inspiring steps towards noticeably improving the healthcare industry in the UAE and the region as a whole. Furthermore, aligned with the UAE's vision of improving diagnostic and treatment services, the event and its incorporated workshops highly contribute to refining the skills of healthcare professionals across the region, and also serve as a great sharing platform for scientific knowledge and experience for all participants and attendees."

Dubai is one of the candidate cities for the IFOS - (The International Federation of ORL Societies) ENT World Congress 2021, an initiative by Emirates ORL Head & Neck Society together with GCC & Arab World ORL Head & Neck Societies' Federation.

For more information, please visit www.eroc.ae.