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29 January - 1 February 2024

Dubai World Trade Centre

The Digital Twin revolution: from virtual to reality




Monday 30th January | 16:30

Transformation Zone | P.L10




The human dynamic digital twin is a pioneering leap forward in digital health, but until now no-one has truly taken it from theory to reality. This is an area that promises to revolutionise the way we deliver care into our communities, and put the power of the data into the hands of our clinicians.

Learning outcomes:

  • Discover how Digital Twins can shift the healthcare practice from traditional sick care into predictive, personalized and precision medicine
  • Understand the challenges and enablers to building a Digital Twin infrastructure and integrating this into the healthcare ecosystem
  • Learn how Digital Twins will play a core component in improving patient outcomes during your journey to Healthcare 4.0

Company bio

At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. Established in the Middle East for 40 years, PwC has 24 offices across 12 countries in the region with around 8,000 people. We have one of the largest healthcare networks advising clients including policy makers, healthcare providers, payers and health sciences to meet the challenges of addressing value, new entrants and new global markets. At PwC, we work side by side with our clients to guide them on their transformation journey as they prepare for the future of healthcare, by bringing deep sector insights and expertise across all aspects of healthcare together with the power of our global PwC network and partners. Underpinning all our work in health is our sense of purpose and appreciation for the privilege to help shape this vital sector. We pride ourselves on our people and our teams whilst always working towards our overall vision of improving healthcare for the greater good of society.



Richard Jenkins
Chief Medical Officer and Senior Executive Advisor

Richard Jenkins is Chief Medical Officer and Senior Executive Advisor in PwC’s Health Industries practice in the Middle East. He qualified as a doctor from Kings College London in 1996 and now has over 20 years of experience as a Physician Executive/Chief Medical Officer and Health Care Improvement Expert, with a proven track record of robust clinical, strategic and operational leadership in both private and public organizations, developing and driving the translation of corporate and government health strategies into deliverable programs.  

Janahan Tharmaratnam
Partner, Digital Health

Janahan is an expert in Digital, IT Strategy, Business Architecture and Business Transformation, and leads the Digital Health & Life Sciences businesses for PwC Middle East. He brings more than 20 years of Global Consulting expertise across Europe, North America, Middle East and Asia, assisting organizations to successfully design and implement integrated business, technical and organizational change to achieve pragmatic and achievable results. Janahan has consulted at all organizational levels, providing his clients with transformational thought leadership, particularly in Digital Health and Life Sciences, including healthcare platforms, AI & cloud strategy, digital ventures and labs.