Etihad conference is in good health

Etihad hosted the fifth edition of its acclaimed annual Aviation Health Conference, in the UAE capital yesterday. The conference was accredited for the first time by the International Academy of Aviation and Space Medicine.

The agenda for the one-day event covered industry best-practice, as well as innovative solutions to the physical and psychological effects of working in all areas of aviation. The four pillars of the day included corporate health promotion; airline aviation medicine; occupational medicine and sleep and fatigue management.
Among the keynote speakers were Dr Felix Porras from the Aerospace Medical Association; Dr Susan Power from the Royal College of Physicians in Ireland; and Dr John Caldwell, NASA consultant and expert scientist in sleep deprivation and fatigue countermeasures.
Dr Nadia Al Bastaki, vice president medical services at Etihad Airways, said: “We are delighted that the Aviation Health Conference is now in its fifth year and is viewed by industry professionals as the leading event of its type to promote aviation and occupational medicine in the MENA region”.
Dr Bastaki was also named the new vice-chairperson for the Middle East for the global liaison and outreach committee of the Aerospace Medical Association.

Doctors in the house: (L-R)) Captain Tony MacKenzie (Head of Regulatory Affairs and Compliance, Etihad Airways), Dr Carlo Breytenbach (Accountable Manager, Etihad Airways Aeromedical Centre), Dr John Caldwell (expert scientist in sleep deprivation and fatigue countermeasures), Dr Paulo Alves (Global Medical Director Aviation Health, MedAire), Dr Susan Power (occupational medicine consultant, Royal College of Physicians of Ireland), Dr Felix Poras (Chairman of the Global Liaison and Outreach Committee of the Aerospace Medical Association), Dr Marc Newson-Smith (Occupational Health Consultant), Dr Ben Johnston (Chief Medical Officer Air New Zealand), Dr Nadia Bastaki (Vice President Medical Services, Etihad Airways), Dr Mari Cairns (chartered clinical psychologist).

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