The Arab Healthcare Development Annual Forum (AHDAF) is the 21st annual forum of the Arab Hospitals Federation that will take place on 10-11 April 2019 at Salwa Sabah Al Ahmad Theater and Hall- Kuwait under the patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Basel Hamoud Al-Hamad Al-Sabah – Minister of Health in Kuwait and with the support of the Arab Ministries of Health, World Health Organization – WHO and many Arab Healthcare organizations.
AHDAF is totally committed to keeping hospital managers, clinicians and healthcare leaders and medical doctors updated on worldwide healthcare management thinking and experience while creating an ideal platform for unlimited networking opportunities between the various stakeholders in the Arab healthcare sector.
Its mission is to help hospital managers improve and succeed.
The conference updates delegates on best hospital management systems and practices in the industry. It is a teaching, learning and networking convention.
Alongside the conference, there is always an expo located within the event itself and acts as a meeting place of sponsors, delegates, speakers, healthcare associations and solutions suppliers.


The AHF approaches its tasks with professionalism, integrity and transparency. It always works in consultation with its stakeholders – delegates, partners, associations, sponsors, exhibitors, speakers and staff.
After extensive research, the theme this year will be “Arab Healthcare Transformation: Governance, Productivity and Accountability”. The forum will encourage the dialogue related to Governance, Accountability & Productivity in an Era of Healthcare Transformation.
There will be emphasis on New trends in the Era of Healthcare Transformation, Measures to enhance Productivity in Healthcare, Driving Healthcare Transformation through Accountability, Towards Feasible Health Technology Management and other.
Building on the success of the previous 19th edition “AHDAF” includes 2 days conference sessions with highly selected presentations from all over the world, including interventions by renowned experts & speakers. The forum has been reshaped to offer more valuable content through plenary lectures, Q&A sessions, and panel discussions in addition to the unlimited opportunities available on the exhibition level.