Scientific Program

*Subject to change

Time
Topic
Speakers
09:00 – 10:00
Registration
10:00 – 11:00
Opening Ceremony
11:00 – 11:30
Coffee Break
11:30 – 13:00
Session 1: Impact of Family Medicine in Health Care System
Chair Person:
Dr. Hamad Al Ghaferi
11:30 – 12:00
WONCA and Family Medicine in the Eastern Mediterranean Region – new opportunities and challenges
Prof. Michael Kidd
12:00 – 12:30
WHO/WONCA collaboration in Eastern Mediterranean Region
Dr. Sameen Siddiqi
12:30 – 13:00
Challenges in Family Medicine – ten key ways to survive and thrive
Prof. Amanda Howe
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00
Session 2: FM: the best investment in achieving stable, high quality Health Care
Chair Persons:
Dr. Afaf Jaffer
Dr. Ersin Akpinar
14:00 – 14:20
Smart Innovation in Health Care
Dr. Mohammed Al Redha
14:20 – 14:40
Family Medicine & Health Economics
Dr. Al Tejani H. Hussin
14:40 – 15:00
Use of Health Informatics for Improvement in Care
Dr. Karen Kinder
15:00 – 15:30
Coffee Break
15:30 – 16:30
Session 3: Training & Research/ Medical Education/ Evidence based Medicine
15:30 – 16:30
Learn from Expert
Panel Moderator: Dr. Afaf Jaffer
Panel: Dr. Amer Sharif
Dr. Nawal Alkaabi
Prof. Taghreed Farhat
16:30 – 17:30
Session 4: Quality & Accreditation
Chair Persons:
Dr. Mouza Al Sharhan
Dr. Wadia Mohamed Sharif
Prof. Taghreed Farahat
16:30 -16:50
Dimensions of Patient Safety in Primary Healthcare
Ms. Ghada Al-Barakati Al-Sharif
16:50 -17:10
Accreditation in FM Facility: A True Story
Dr. Mariam Shaker
17:10 – 17:30
The Principles of Family Medicine – Evolving Concepts That Shape The Future of Primary Care
Prof. M Jawad Hashim
16:30 – 17:30
Session 5: Oral Presentation
Chairpersons:
Dr. Hamda Khansaheb
Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor
Time
Topic
Speakers
08:30 – 10:30
Session 6: NCD
Chair Persons:
Prof. Abdul Munem Al Dabbag
Dr. Naheed Monsef
08:30 – 08:50
Current therapies in Management of Type 2 Diabetes with Focus on SGLT2i
Prof. Salem Beshyah
08:50 – 09:10
Diagnostic and Screening Approaches to the Breast
Dr. Karen Flegg
09:10 – 09:30
Choosing the Optimal Combination is a Science not an Art
Dr. Arvinder Grover
09:30 – 10:00
NCD Crisis in the Arab World: A Drive of Family Physicians
Dr. Mohammad Rasoul Tarawneh
10:00 – 10:20
Coffee Break
10:20 – 12:00
Session 7: Emerging Topics
Chair Persons:
Dr. Wedad Al Maidoor
Dr. Huda Al Duwaisan
10:20 – 10:40
Men’s Health
Prof. Mohammed Al Shafaee
10:40 -11:00
Update in HIV for Primary Healthcare Physician
Dr. Hassan Haji Shuri
11:00 -11:30
UTI Updates and Management
Dr. Fariborz Bagheri
11:30 -12:00
Respiratory Infectious Diseases
Dr. Bassam Mahboub
12:00 – 14:00
Prayer & Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00
Session 8: Challenges in FM
Chairpersons:
Dr. Ashraf Swidan
Dr. Ahd Shaheen
14:00 – 14:20
Importance of Health Insurance
Dr. Haider Al Yousuf
14:20 – 15:00
Debate in FM
Presenters:
Dr. Rihab Al Wotayan,
Dr. Alaa El Deeb Al Bashir
15:00 – 16:00
Session 9: Well Being
Chair persons:
Dr. Haifa Fares
Prof. Mohammed Al Shafaee
15:00  – 15:20
Cancer Screening & Prevention
Dr. Jalaa Taher
15:20 – 15:40
Early Signs and symptoms of women cancer
Dr. Karim Elmasry
15:40 – 16:00
Wellness at the Workplace
Dr. Mansoor Anwar
16:00 – 16:20
Behavioural Change /Life Style
Dr. Najat Elhag
16:20 – 16:40
Coffee Break
16:40 – 18:30
Session 10: Oral Presentation
Chairpersons:
Dr. Tareq Momen
Dr. Maha Saheb
Time
Topic
09:00 – 10:00
Session 11: Oral Presentation
Chair Persons:
Dr. Fatima Zahra
Dr. Ayesha Abdulla
10:00 – 11:20
Session 12: Mental Health
Chair persons:
Dr. Hany Swidan
Dr. Suad Hashim
10:00 – 10:20
Depression in Primary Health Care: Burden, Diagnoses and Management Standardization
Dr. Fatma Al Attar
10:20 -10:40
Drug Addiction
Brig Dr. Ali Singel
10:40 – 11:00
Child & Women Abuse
Dr. Lori Jane Schwab
11:00 – 11:20
Counselling Skills
Dr. Nagwa Nashat
11:20 – 11:40
Coffee Break
11:40 – 12:40
Session 13: All Age Group Health Care
Chair Persons:
Dr. Maha Saheb
Dr. Kalthoom AlBalooshi
11:40 – 12:00
Youth & School Health
Dr. Hamed Hussain
12:00 – 12:20
Healthy Aging
Dr. Ahmed Mohamed Foul
12:20 – 12:40
Rash and Fever in Children
Dr. Hanan AlHammadi
12:40 -13:00
Trulicity-New Era in GLP-1 Therapies
Dr. Thomas Forst
13:00 – 14:00
Lunch Break
14:00 – 15:00
Session 14: Oral Presentation
Chair Person:
Dr. Noura Al Suwaidi
15:00 – 16:05
Session 15: Palliative Care
Chair Persons:
Dr. Nagwa Nashaat
Dr. Rihab Al Wotayan
15:00 – 15:20
Home Health Care
Dr. Amal Jaziri
15:20 – 15:40
Wound Care & Mangement
Dr. Sameer Assar
15:40 – 16:00
Coffee Break
16:00 – 17:00
Session 16: Oral Presentation
Chair Person:
Dr. Mansoor Anwar
17:00
Appreciation and Closing Ceremony
Day 1 | 30 April 2015 – Thursday
11:00 – 13:00
WS 1: Initiating Typ1 II diabetes patients on Insulin
Prof. Thomas Forst
15:30 – 17:00
WS 2: Accu-Chek Connect:  Better Connected for Better Decisions
Mr. Christopher Grams
Day 2 | 1 May 2015 – Friday
09:30 – 10:45
WS 3: Life Transitions and Resilience in the Workforce
Prof. Amanda Howe
10:00 – 10:45
WS 4: Ultrasound in IBD workshop
Dr. Katherine Obsilla
11:00 – 11:45
WS 4: Ultrasound in IBD workshop
Dr. Katherine Obsilla
15:00 – 17:00
WS 5: EBM + Ethical
Dr. Ibtihal Darweesh