International Diabetes Summit be hosted in Dubai on 8th and 9th October
- United Arab Emirates: Thursday, September 23 - 2010 at 09:19
- PRESS RELEASE
Recognizing Diabetes as the Global Epidemic of the 21st century and looking at the high prevalence of the debilitating diabetes in the region, the First International Diabetes Summit will be hosted in United Arab Emirates in Dubai on the 8th & 9th October with the support from the GCC Health Ministers Council& The Council of Nursing and Nursing Specialization for Cooperation Council States.
The International Diabetes Summit will gather more than 200 Doctors, International, National & Local Diabetic Associations representatives, National Health Authorities, Diabetologists, Endocrinologists to highlight the rising prevalence of diabetes and its complications in the world in general and in the Middle East in particular, discuss of the recent issues related to prevention, management and treatment of diabetes, develop global and national strategies to reduce the socio-economic burden of diabetes and to create a network of committed global and regional key opinion leaders are the main goals of this function.
The conference is accredited by Ministry of Health, UAE and the Council of Nursing and Nursing Specialization for Cooperation Council States. Hence, the conference participants will receive credit and it will be part of their further education.
Summit will be launched by the opening remarks from the Chair Dr. Fatma Al Marashi (Medical Director of University Hospital, part of the Mohammed Bin Rashid Academic Medical Center in Dubai, Dr. Al Marashi is the U.A.E. representative in the Gulf Cooperation Council for the Diabetes Control Committee in striving to control the rising number of diabetes cases in the area and she is the Chairperson of the U.A.E. National Diabetes Control committee (UAE - NDCC), in the Ministry of Health
The 2nd Day of the Summit will be opened by and Professor Peter Schwarz (Head of The Division of Prevention and Care of Diabetes at the Department of International Medicine III, University of Dresden, Germany) and he is coordinating European Prevention Initiative "IMAGE" and is members of the experts groups of the International Diabetes Association in.
"As organizers we hope this gathering of the world's eminent experts on diabetes will raise awareness among medical professionals on diabetes care, address public concerns on how to meet their requirements and assist decision makers in taking necessary steps in prevention and care of diabetes," said the event's manager, Doaa Said.
As per the fabulous response towards the event, which will take place on 8th -9th October 2010, it is already confirmed that this highly successful event will follow up with its 2nd Annual series.
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