Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum
Deputy Ruler of Dubai, Minister of Finance, UAE and President of Dubai Health Authority
Dates will be announced shortly

Conference Program 2020

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Session 1: Changing Management in Primary healthcare: A new Role in a changing healthcare system

09:20 - 09:50

Changing Management in Primary healthcare: A new Role in a changing healthcare system
Dr. Noha Dashash | Saudi Arabia
Opening Ceremony
Panel discussion

10:30 - 11:00

Where will Family Physician be in 30 years?
Dr. Ali Singel | United Arab Emirates, Dr. Abdulaziz AlMahrezi | Oman, Dr. Noha Dashash | Saudi Arabia
Session 2 : Diabetes & Cardiovascular updates – Part I

11:15 - 11:45

Connecting the dots: T2D, CVD and the revolution of treatment guidelines
Dr. Lina Yassin | United Arab Emirates

11:45 - 12:15

Type II Diabetes: From Achieving Glycemic Control to Long Term Cardiovascular Protection
Dr. Ahmed Hassoun | United Arab Emirates

12:15 - 12:45

Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Dr. Akrem Elmalti | United Kingdom

12:45 - 13:15

Break
Session 3: Challenges in Family Medicine

13:15 - 13:45

Postoperative Metabolic & Nutritional Complications of Bariatric Surgery
Dr. Wafaa Mehilba | Egypt

13:45 - 14:15

The challenges of Family Medicine in China
Dr. DJ Hamblin Brown | China

14:15 - 14:45

Influenza Management, What's NEW?
Dr. Jihad Abdalla | United Arab Emirates

14:45 - 15:00

Break
Session 4: Geriatrics

15:00 - 15:25

Falls among Seniors; GP office management
Dr. Salwa Al suwaidi | United Arab Emirates

15:40 - 16:10

Delirium
Dr. Hashim Balubaid | Saudi Arabia

15:50 - 16:15

Anemia among seniors
Dr. Abdullah Al Ali | United Arab Emirates
2019 Poster presentation winners

16:15 - 16:25

National study on E professionalism in the acceptance criteria of residency programs
Dr. Amani Muhammed Al-Qurni | Saudi Arabia

16:25 - 16:40

Role of Microbiota in Disease: Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices Amongst Adults in the UAE
Mr. Sariya Adra | United Arab Emirates, Mr. Abdulla Nidal | United Arab Emirates
Session 6: Diabetes & Cardiovascular Updates - Part II

08:30 - 09:00

How to be right from the start in managing T2DM patients with basal insulin
Dr. Al Amin Ibrahim Abdelghader | Sudan

09:00 - 09:30

FRC & Comprehensive approach in T2DM management
Dr. Jalal Nafach | United Arab Emirates

09:30 - 10:00

Pre-Diabetes: Before It’s too Late
Dr. Ahmed Hassoun | United Arab Emirates

10:00 - 10:30

The diabetic cardiac patient finally has a better chance – the reality behind it
Dr. Akrem Elmalti | United Kingdom

10:30 - 10:45

Break
Session 7: New Updates in Primary Healthcare - Part I

10:45 - 11:15

NEW PARADIGMS IN THE MANAGEMENT OF COMMON COLD IN THE ERA OF ANTIBIOTIC RESISTANCE
Dr. Mohamed El Shinnawi | United Kingdom

11:15 - 12:00

Diagnosis & Management of IBS
Dr. Ahmed Al- Rifai | United Kingdom

12:00 - 12:45

The role of Stool Softeners in management of Anorectal Disorders
Dr. Haitham Sawalmeh | Jordan

12:45 - 13:15

Break
Session 8: New Updates in Primary Healthcare – Part II

13:15 - 13:45

Vaccination in pregnancy
Dr. Ashwini Shendge | United Arab Emirates

13:45 - 14:15

Thypothyroidism: Clinical Presentation & Implications
Dr. Huda Ezzeldin | United Arab Emirates

14:15 - 14:45

An Update on the Management of Rheumatoid Arthritis: When to Refer
Dr. Martin Lee | United Kingdom

14:45 - 15:15

Standard management of obesity from research to clinical practice
Dr. Tarek Fiad | United Arab Emirates

15:15 - 15:30

Break
Session 9: Weight Loss Management & Solutions by means of Surgical, Non-surgical Procedures & Healthy Lifestyle Under supervision of Multidisciplinary Team

15:40 - 16:10

Weight Loss Management & Solutions by means of Surgical, Non-surgical Procedures & Healthy Lifestyle Under supervision of Multidisciplinary Team
Dr. Bart A. van Wagensveld | Germany, Dr. Chirine Watfa | Lebanon, Dr. Tala Al Hindawi | United Arab Emirates
Oral Presentation 1

16:10 - 16:20

Oral Cancer: Signs & Symptoms
Dr. Abdulhameed AlSarraf | Kuwait

16:20 - 16:30

Association between Obesity and Eating Habits Among Adolescents Attending Military Primary Health Care Centers
Dr. Aliaa Essam Alam | Saudi Arabia

16:30 - 16:40

The prognostic value and risk stratification of coronary arteries calcium scoring in a primary health care setting.
Dr. Nora Mohammed Alalem | Saudi Arabia
Session 10: Infectious diseases

08:30 - 09:00

Perspectives on Cervical Cancer and Value of HPV vaccination
Dr. Saad Ghazal Aswad | USA

09:00 - 09:30

Vaccinating against Rotavirus
Dr. David Cremonesini | United Kingdom

09:30 - 10:00

Hepatitis C Infection: An Evolution Shift in Screening and Diagnosis
Dr. May Chow | Singapore

10:00 - 10:15

BREAK
Session 11: AI & Digital transformation in Medicine

10:15 - 10:45

Beyond A.I. : The Future Role of Quantum Computers in Healthcare
Mr. Brian de Francesca | United Kingdom

10:45 - 11:15

Advancement & Digital transformation in Patient Facing Services
Mr. Adnan Abu Sharer | USA
Session 12: New updates in Primary Healthcare III

11:15 - 11:45

Bowlegs, Knock Knees, Flat Feet - How to Stay Out of Trouble
Dr. Gavin Spence | United Kingdom

11:45 - 12:15

Novel Approache of Primary Prevention of CVD
Dr. Agim Beshiri | USA

12:15 - 12:45

Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes Management
Dr. Mohamed Farghaly | United Arab Emirates

13:15 - 13:45

BREAK
Session 13: Mental Health and Neurology

13:45 - 14:15

Depression associated with other conditions
Dr. Nasser ElHindy | United Arab Emirates

14:15 - 14:45

Integrating Psychiatry & Medicine
Dr. Basem Badr | United Arab Emirates

14:45 - 15:15

Over View and Update in Dementia
Dr. Devdutt Nayak | USA