Educational Grant Requests

PAIRS aims to improve ethical, technical and material conditions in interventional radiology to advance the field and enhance patient care. We provide continuing medical education and training for HCPs with an active personal involvement and interest in interventional radiology.


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 2020 compliance with the Eucomed Code of Ethical Business Practice​​ is under process.

Pan Arab Interventional Radiology Society (PAIRS) is a non-profit education and scientific society established in 2006, aiming to spread the knowledge about interventional radiology in the Arab world and region.

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