Thursday, 24 March 2022
3.30pm to 8pm

Moderator: Prof. Shahrad Taheri (Director of National Obesity Treatment Center)
 

Introduction:

This interactive, comprehensive, practice management workshop will give you a thorough up to date overview of preventive and treatment strategies for the management of obesity, a worldwide health challenge.

Program:

03:00 - 03:30 PM

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Prayer ASR & Coffee Break

03:30 - 03:45 PM

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Obesity Guidelines - What we need to know to serve patients well

Dr. Noor Suleiman

03:45 - 04:00 PM

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Obesity Complications - Fatty Liver

Dr. Marwa Mokhtar

04:00 - 04:15 PM

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Obesity Complications - Obesity and COVID-19

Dr. Wajiha Abuhaliqa

04:15 - 04:30 PM

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What’s New in Medical Treatment

Dr. Mashood Siddique

04:30 - 04:45 PM

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What’s New in Dietetic Treatment

Ms. Hala Shabana

04:45 - 05:00 PM

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What’s New in Endoscopic Treatment

Dr. Nasrein Elkomy

05:00 - 05:15 PM

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Complex Obesity (what we need to know and how to manage):

Dr. Tarik Chukir

Obesity and Renal disease

05:15 - 05:30 PM

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Obesity and sleep apnoea

Dr. Aisha Hussain Al Adab

05:30 - 05:45 PM

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Obesity in Pregnancy

Prof. Shahrad Taheri

05:45 - 06:15 PM

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Prayer MAGHRIB & Refreshments

06:15 - 07:00 PM

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Obesity Management (cases from the multi-disciplinary team):

Moderator - Dr Marwa Mokhtar

NOTC: Physicians, Dietitians , Nurses

07:00 - 07:45 PM

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How do we prevent obesity in Qatar? With input from physicians, dietetics, physical activity

Dr. Buthaina Alowinati and Dr. Wajiha Abuhaliqa

07:4 5- 08:00 PM

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Discussion and Wrap - Up

 

Learning objectives:

  • Updating the current obesity prevention and control landscape
  • Increase awareness of progress and opportunities in obesity prevention and management
  • Recognize strategies with greatest impact and opportunities for cross-sector alignment and collaboration
  • Identify gaps in programs and implementation

Faculty:

  • Prof. Shahrad Taheri, Director of National Obesity Treatment Centre
  • Dr Buthaina Alowainati, Sr. Consultant - Endocrinology
  • Dr. Wajeeha Abu Haliqa, Sr. Consultant-Endocrinology
  • Dr. Marwa Mokhtar, Consultant - Qatar Metabolic Institute
  • Dr. Noor Suleiman, Consultant - Qatar Metabolic Institute
  • Dr. Tariq Chukir - Consultant - Qatar Metabolic Institute
  • Dr. Siddique Mashhood Ahmed, Consultant-Endocrinology
  • Dr. Nasrein Mohmed Elkomy, Specialist - Gastroenterology
  • Dr Aisha Adab - Senior Consultant - Medicine
  • Dr. Rana Marwan Nakchou, Specialist – Qatar Metabolic Institute 
  • Dr. Maya Hassan Chehabeddine, Specialist – Qatar Metabolic Institute 
  • Ms. Hala Shabana - Assistant Clinical Dietician – Qatar Metabolic Institute
  • Ms. Najia Taimli - Nurse Educator, Qatar Metabolic Institute
  • Ms. Princy John - Nurse Educator, Qatar Metabolic Institute 
  • Ms. Hajer Hedfi - Head Nurse, Qatar Metabolic Institute 

Who should attend?

Open for anyone (Physicians, Nurses, Allied Health Professionals, etc.) who has interest in this workshop.

CPD: 4