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تحت رعاية سمو الشـــيخ حــمــدان بن راشـــد آل مــكـتوم، نائب حاكم دبي، وزير المالية، رئيس هيئة الصحة بدبي
Under the Patronage of H.H. Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority

 
المؤتمر والمعرض الدولي لطب العائلة
 
The 5th International Family Medicine Conference & Exhibition (IFM)

26 - 28 February 2018
Dubai International Convention & Exhibition Centre

Preliminary Conference Program – 15.5 CME Hours Accredited

Day 1: Diabetes

OPENING CEREMONY
10:00 – 11:00 Patronage Speech
Prof. Tawfik A.M. Khoja
Director General, Executive Board, Health Ministers’ Council for the Cooperation Council States Family and Community Medicine Consultant Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Dr. Roger Neighbour
OBE DSc FRCP FRCGP Past President, Royal College of General Practitioners Author of ‘The Inner Consultation’ & ‘The Inner Apprentice’ , UK
SESSION 1
11:00 -12:30 Appraise and Apply the New Guidelines and Consensus for the Management of Diabetes Patients.
Prof.Dr.Stephan Jacob, Senior Consultant,  Department of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Pathobiochemistry at the University of Tübingen, Germany
SGLT-2inhibition a new way to lower the burden of diabetes?
Dr. Mohamed Al Shareef, Supervisor of Security Forces Hospital, Makkah City, Consultant Family Medicine, KSA
 Appraise and Apply the new guidelines and consensus for the management in Diabetes Management
12:30 – 13:30 Break
13:30 -14:45 Plenary Session : Communication skills in the 21st Century
Dr. Roger Neighbour
OBE DSc FRCP FRCGP Past President, Royal College of General Practitioners Author of ‘The Inner Consultation’ & ‘The Inner Apprentice’ , UK
SESSION 2
14:45 – 16:00 Assess the Complication of Retinopathy, Nephropathy and Neuropathy for Diabetic Patient
Professor Ian W Campbell, MB ChB MD FRCP  (Edin) FRCP (Glasg), Emeritus Professor of Medicine at University of St Andrews,presently co-editor of British Journal of Diabetes and Vascular Disease, Scotland
“Are Sulfonylureas still relevant in an Incretin world”
Dr. Ajay Kumar, Consultant Physician & Diabetologist, Director, Diabetes Care & Research Centre, GC1B, Kankerbagh, Patna, India
Hypoglycemia : A major challenge in Managing Diabetes
16:00 – 16:30 Break
SESSION 3
16:30 -18:00 Global and Local Epidemiological Burden of Diabetes
Dr. M. Hamed Farooqi, Consultant in Endocrinology, Dubai Diabetic Center,Dubai Health Authority , UAE
Assessing Diabetic Retinopathy
Prof. Thomas Kunt, Associate Professor of Medicine – Johannes Gutenberg University of Mainz Consultant Endocrinology/Diabetology /Internal Medicine (German Boards), Germany
 Global and Local Epidemiological Burden of Diabetes
Break

 

Day 2: CVD and Obesity

SESSION 4
9:00 – 10:00 Special Presentation
Abdul Karim Msaddi, MD, Head of Neurosurgical & Spinal Department, Neuro Spinal Hospital – Dubai – UAE
Advances In Understanding And Treating Low Back Pain
Dr. Matthias Honl, MD, PhD Head of the Orthopaedic Department
The Effect of Obesity on Joints
 10:00 – 10:30 Break
SESSION 5
10:30 – 11:45 Global and Local Epidemiological Burden of CVD
Dr. Salman Rawaf, WHO Collaborating Centre, Department of Primary Care and Public Health School of Public Health, Faculty of Medicine, Imperial College London, UK
Global and Local Burden of Cardiovascular diseases
Dr. Mansoor Anwar, Director – Medical & Occupational Health Services, Human Resources & Organization Development Emirates Integrated Telecommunications Company, PJSC, UAE
Worksite health promotion in the Gulf Region
11:45- 12:30 Special Presentation
Dr Layla Al-Marzouqi , Assistance director & Head of Clinical Governance,  Dubai Health Authority, UAE
Communication: The best Defense Against Medical Error
 12:30 – 13:30 Break
13:30- 14:00 Plenary Session : PHC Health Care System, Dubai Health Insurance model and the role of primary healthcare
Dr Haider Saeed Al Yousuf
Director of Funding Department, Dubai Health Authority Dubai, UAE
SESSION 6
14:00 -15:30 Review the Updated Options in the Management of the Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome
Dr.Faisal Al Nasir, Chairman, Department of Family & Community Medicine, Arabian Gulf University.
President: Scientific Council of Family & Community Medicine, Arab Board for Health Specializations General Secretary: International Society for the History of Islamic Medicine (Bahrain)
Diabetes Mellitus Ddiabetes) is a Chronic Non-Communicable Disease
Dr. Wafaa Mehelba, President of the Medical Association for the Study & Management of Obesity “MASMO” Head of Obesity Clinics, Wham Medical Centers, Egypt
New Trend in Clinical Obesity: Obesity Paradox 
 15:30 – 16:00 Break
SESSION 7
 16:00 – 18:00  Free Paper

 

Day 3: Respiratory Disease and Allergy

SESSION 8
9:00 – 10:15 Prevalence of Asthma Disease in the Middle East
  Dr. Bassam Mahboub, Consult & Head of Pulmonary Medicine Unit, Rashid Hospital, UAE
  Prevalence of Asthma Disease/COPD in Middle East
 
  Mohammad  Reza Masjedi, Deputy Director – National Research Insitute of Tuberculosis and Lung Deseases (NRITLD)
 
 10:15 – 10:45 Break
SESSION 9
10:45- 12:00 Food Allergy Within PHC 
  Ms. Wafaa Helmi Ayesh, Director of Clinical Nutrition Department Dubai Health Authority, UAE
  Food Allergy and Food Intolerance
 
  Dr. Ammar F Hassan, M.B.Ch.B., DM, General Practitioner, Dubai UAE
  Food Allergy
 
12:00 -12:30 Plenary Session: The Challenge of NCDs for Hospitals and their Contribution to PHC 
  Dr. Eric de Roodenbeke, International Hospital Federation CEO, Switzerland
 
 12:30 – 13:00
 Closing and Trophies
Platinum Sponsor

NOVO NORDISK

Gold Sponsor

SANOFI

Hospital Partner

Iranian Red Crescent

Organised by

ICE

Strategic Partner

DNRD

Official Airline

Fly Emirates

Dubai Business Events

Dubai Business Events

 
Supported by

Ministry of Health and Prevention
Government of Dubai
Dubai Health Authority
Global Family Medicine Scientific Alliance
Gulf Health Council for Cooperation Council States
Anti Smoking International Alliance
IHF
Dubai Sports Council
IHCM
 
Media Partners

Tabeeby
The Middle East Primary Care Quality Improvement program (MEQUIP)
Arab Medicare
Mother & Child
The Times of Africa
The Pharma Times.in
Placid Way
Middle East Health Magazine
MediBiz TV
MediCards.in
Health Biz Insight
Family and Me
Asian Hospital Healthcare Management
Middle East Journal of Family Medicine