Educational Grant Requests

The New Code of Ethical Medical Practice (Mecomed) allows for the Indirect Sponsorship of HCPs through a Grant to the PAIRS Society. This grant is used to provide travel grants/awards to HCPs or Hospitals and potentially manages logistics. Mecomed regulated company can provide HCP segmentation/profiles or accounts – but cannot identify individual HCPs.


To download the Educational Grant Requests (EGR) guidelines please click on the button.

Educational Grant Packages

Item Cost
Full conference registration:
This will be complimentary as the cost associated with registration falls with the DDR, room rental, welcome pack which is minimally guaranteed to secure the hotel.
4 nights’ accommodation at a the congress hotel* Feb 20-24. 5 nights will be applicable to those from countries where flight timings are subject to limited options particularly in the North Africa region.
*This per night rate is subject to availability and is based on receiving a contract within the deadlines
USD 1240 (4 nights)
USD 1550 (5 nights)
Flight ticket to and from the conference in economy class. Tickets are non-refundable and non-exchangeable nor upgradable.
USD 750
(GCC & Levant)
USD 950
(Egypt & North Africa)
Airport Transfer:
Airport transfer fees to and from the airport of arrival to the congress venue where delegates will be residing.
USD 80
Handling fee:
10% of accommodation & flight., covers travel agency fees on arranging logistics.
USD 207-227
(4 nights)
USD 238-258
(5 nights)
USD 2618 (5 nights
TOTAL PER PHYSICIAN (Egypt & North Africa) USD 2497 (4 nights)
USD 2838 (5 nights)

Allowed Shared Information

Regulated companies are allowed to share with the congress organizer following details:


  • Number of HCPs
  • Profile of HCPs (Specialty or Specialties, Area of interests, Experience)
  • Name of the Account
  • Contact Details of Department Head/Medical Director

Grant Request Contact

Mr. Basil Kadara

Cell: +971 50 929 9239


Educational grants need to be requested 2 months prior to the congress. In the case requests are provided after this cut off period handling service fee charges amount to 15%.

Grant Process

  • Regulated companies will communicate with the PAIRS organizer, which will contact the Department head/Medical Director asking him to nominate a HCP from the department.
  • The PAIRS organizer will consequently manage the invitation and logistics.
  • Regulated companies must not be asked directly by HCPs.
  • Regulated companies must not identify individual HCPs.
  • Department Head/Medical Director contacted by 3rd party cannot nominate himself/herself to the congress.
  • Confirmation of the number of Sponsored HCPS is non revocable and you will be cross charged the full amount whether the Account identified a HCP or not, and whether the HCP attend or not.


The Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society Annual Congress 2019 compliance with the Eucomed Code of Ethical Business Practice​​ is under process.