COVID-19 Update

In line with international standards to provide you with the safest environment, we have introduced the following additional precautionary measures at our facilities:

  • Limiting the number of people within our facilities to ensure physical distancing can be maintained.
  • Restricting access to patients with scheduled appointments only.
  • Restricting accompanying adults to only one person.
  • In the case of children under 12, allowing access only to those with a scheduled medical appointment.

Learn more about ICLDC’s Commitment to Safe Healthcare

Accredited Online Education Programme

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.
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