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3M Health Care Brings I.V. Gulf Leadership Summit to Dubai


Dubai, May 19 2012

Innovative Advanced Securement Dressing Product to be Unveiled

Practitioners in vascular access and infection prevention from across the UAE and the region convened at the 3M I.V. Gulf Leadership Summit at the 3M Innovation Center in Dubai on May 19th.

The event was designed to provide attendees with the necessary tools and know how to help them improve their leadership skills through a series of virtual presentations and a detailed take away guide.

Attendees came away with techniques such as relationship-building, negotiation skills and developing a business case to influence their facility’s leadership. Doctors and Academics from major US universities and hospitals will attend the satellite summit as part of the knowledge-sharing component of the event.

“This event aims at raising the standards by exposing delegates to best global practices and helping them adopt international perspectives into the local and regional vascular access and infection prevention field,” said Rita Habash, Regional Sales & Marketing Manager, 3M Medical business.

The Summit, organized on the occasion of the 30th anniversary of 3M’s range of advanced securement devices, will offer a great opportunity for industry leaders to connect with people to share best practices and learn from others’ experiences. In addition, participants were exposed to some of 3M’s most innovative technologies including the latest Tegaderm™ I.V. Advanced Securement Dressing, which secures catheter sites as well as more cumbersome securement devices.

Tegaderm™ I.V. Advanced Securement Dressing gives clinicians the key to offer adherence that helps preserve skin integrity during wear and then removes gently, improving patient comfort and minimizing trauma to tender catheter sites.

“We at 3M are committed to keep on building the trust of the medical community by providing innovative products and ideas that raise the standards of patient care. Over the past years, 3M has introduced numerous products and healthcare solutions that have improved hospitals’ operational efficiencies globally. The Tegaderm™ Dressing is 3M’s latest innovative contribution to the healthcare sector,” Rita concluded

 3M Health Care Brings I.V. Gulf Leadership Summit to Dubai