Mr. Lloyd Mudiwa, Editor of the Irish Medical Times praised the WIP World congress project saying individuals should be “extremely proud of the outstanding achievement”.

Yet another outstanding achievement for Dr. Dominic Hegarty when he  was voted the winner in the “Best Educational Meeting” category at the Irish Healthcare Awards 2019 in Dublin.

Dr. Dominic Hegarty, in recognition of his role as Chair of the World Institute of Pain’s 9th World Congress received the award at a glitzy event in the Ballsbridge hotel.

The Judging panel announced the prize at a ceremony with over 500 attendees, hosted by Irish Medical Times and presented by Dr. Ciara Kelly, GP,  presenter of Newstalk Live and Irish personality.

The competition, now in its 18th year, is a highly prestigious event on the Irish healthcare calendar and recognizes those who contribute most in the Irish healthcare sector.

Mr. Lloyd Mudiwa, Editor of the Irish Medical Times, praised the “high level of entries across all categories” and highlighted “the remarkable standard”. He thanked the judging panel and praised the WIP World congress project saying individuals should be “extremely proud of the outstanding achievement”.

The 9th WIP World congress was held in the convention centre in Dublin in May 2018 where almost 2000 international delegates attended for the five day event.

On receiving the award Dr. Hegarty complimented his colleagues on the WIP Committee saying that the prize is the “perfect reward for the hard work put in behind the scenes and for the industry sponsors who made the biggest international pain meeting in Ireland a reality”.

The conference had the highest attendance of international delegates with 21 different nations represented.

The meeting contributed to over €4.5 million to the irish economy and had the full support of Failte Ireland and the strong Medtech and Pharma industry in Ireland.

Photo above: Mr. Mudiwa (Irish Medical Times editor) and Dr. Ciara Kelly (Newstalk presenter)

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