About ECS

The Emirates Cardiac Society is a non-profit organization established in 1999 under the Emirates Medical Association.

ECS is striving to improve cardiovascular health through education, research and quality patient care. ECS helps people understand the importance of healthy lifestyle choices and provides science-based treatment guidelines to healthcare professionals to help them provide quality care to their patients.

The society has regular scientific meetings and social gatherings. It hosts local and international conferences affiliated with Gulf Heart Association, Asian Pacific Society of Cardiology, World Heart Federation, European Society of Cardiology and American Heart Association.


To educate the public and healthcare professionals in reducing the burden of cardiovascular disease in the UAE. The Emirates Cardiac Society promotes health education within the community, raising awareness of health issues amongst the population and establishes strong partnerships with national and international health agencies and establishments.

Core Values

The Emirates Cardiac Society is flexible and is able to deal with the expectations of the members as well as the public and exceeds their expectations by answering queries as well as provides solutions for the problems.

Team Work

The Emirates Cardiac Society actively engages with its members and the public and provides support and advice to the community at large. Team spirit prevails and channels open are always for communication.


To establish a strong network for the management, education and research so as to improve the quality of life and longevity, through better prevention, diagnosis and treatment of heart disease.


Complies with best standards and practices, ensuring that the Emirates Cardiac Society wins the trust of the members and the public.

Financial Effectiveness

Optimal use of resources through good planning, and priority settings.


For more information on the Emirates Cardiac Society please visit http://www.ecsociety.com

Board of Directors

Dr. Juwairia Tahir


Prof. Abdullah Shehab

Vice President

Dr. Abdulmajeed Alzubaidi

General Secretary

Dr. Wael Almahmeed

Scientific Committee Chairperson

Dr. Arif Alnooryani

Media & Public Relations Committee Chairperson