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Khaleej Al Arabi Branch, Abu Dhabi

T: +971 2 404 0800
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Al Khaleej Al Arabi Street
Beside Zayed Military Hospital
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Zayed Sports City Branch, Abu Dhabi

T: +971 2 404 0800
F: +971 2 404 0900

PO Box 48338
Zayed Sports City
Between entry gates 1 & 6
Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Al Ain Branch, Al Ain

T: +971 3 746 4800
F: +971 3 746 4900

PO Box 222464
Beside Tawam Hospital
Al Ain, United Arab Emirates

Accredited Online Education Programme

In partnership with mdBriefCase Group, Imperial College London Diabetes Centre is pleased to offer the accredited Continuing Professional Development (CPD) programme Adult Obesity in Countries of the GCC Region: Why Can’t My Patient Keep the Weight Off? Registration and participation is completely FREE!

With a Maintenance of Certification (MOC) accreditation from the University of Manitoba in Canada, the programme also offers participants a 1.0 MOC credit hour (accreditation equivalent to the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi).

Click here for free registration and participation.

DURATION 1 hour
AUDIENCE Physicians and healthcare professionals with an interest in managing obesity
VENUE Online
TELEPHONE +971 (0) 3 746 4848
ACCREDITATION 1 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) hour (accreditation equivalent to the Department of Health – Abu Dhabi).

 

Programme

Adult Obesity in Countries of the GCC Region: Why Can’t My Patient Keep the Weight Off?

Obesity is a growing health challenge in the GCC region, with over two-thirds of adults and 25 to 40 per cent of children and adolescents estimated to be overweight or obese. The rate of obesity-related comorbidities in the region, such as diabetes and cardiovascular disease, is among the highest in the world.

Upon completion of the programme, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the challenge of obesity in countries of the GCC region
  • Manage obesity to reduce disease burden
  • Individualise the treatment of obesity
     

This programme was created for physicians in collaboration with:

  • Mohgah El Sheikh, MBBCh, FRCP (London)
  • Arya M Sharma, MD
  • Matthias Blüher, MD
  • Walmir Coutinho, MD
  • Georgia Rigas, MBBS
  • Sean Wharton, MD, PharmD
     

Click here for free registration and participation.