8th International Conference of Al Noor: Gastroenterology Update 2013

Organization: Al Noor Hospital

Venue: Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel & Resort

Location: Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Event Date/Time: Mar 14, 2013 / 8:00 am - (GMT +4:00 hours) End Date/Time: Mar 15, 2013 / 4:00 pm - (GMT +4:00 hours)
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Description

8th International Conference of Al Noor Gastroenterology Update

(8th ICAN)

Thursday & Friday 14-15 March 2013

Sheraton Corniche Hotel & Resort

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

One Day Pass is also available

Major Pharmaceuticals are represented in the side-exhibition

Limited Seats

 

Under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, the 8th ICAN is a pioneer medical Conference organized since 2006 with different theme every year. The 8th ICAN will cover the topic of Gastroenterology and it’s related medical fields. The conference will commence Thursday at the Sheraton Abu Dhabi Hotel and Resort, with an expected participation of more than 300 healthcare professionals from various hospitals and other healthcare facilities from the United Arab Emirates and surrounding region.

The ICAN is organized by Al Noor Hospital Group in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi, and will focus on the new trends in the diagnosis and treatment of gastrointestinal diseases and cancers affecting the digestive tract. These topics will be discussed over seven sessions, by 15 renowned regional speakers who gained their expertise from countries such as the United States, Canada, Germany, Finland, Egypt, Jordan, Sudan, Lebanon, and Iraq.

 

Contact Us:

 

Dr. Aman El-Duweini, Secretary General ICAN

Ms. Nicolene Kruger: Conference Liasion

Ms. Marilyn Basquez: Conference Coordinator/Registrar

 

Tel

:+9712-6139726

Fax

:+9712-6270678

E-mail

:cme@alnoorhospital.com

P.O. Box

:46713 Abu-Dhabi-UAE

 

 

 

Learning Objectives

  • Contrast the association between H. Pylori Infection and colon and other gastric cancers.
  • Differentiate and discuss the various investigative/diagnostic tools used in gastroenterology, such as Virtual Colonoscopy and Endoscopic Ultrasound.
  • Critically evaluate various Gastrointestinal Cases in the Emergency Room.
  • Discuss recent research on gastrointestinal disorders including, Colonic Polyps, Celiac Hepatitis, Diverticulitis and Hiatal Hernia.
  • Assess the standards for the screening and management of the headlining healthcare issues in the region: Colorectal Cancer, Obesity, and DM2.

Target Audience

  • General Surgeons.
  • Gastroenterologists &Hepatologists.
  • Internists.
  • Oncologists.
  • Urologists.
  • Pediatricians.
  • Anesthesiologists.
  • General Practitioners.
  • Clinical &Histo-pathologists.
  • Radiologists.
  • Dieticians.
  • Nurses.
  • Laboratory & Radiology Technicians.

 

 

Program

 

Day One -Thursday 14th March, 2013

 

07:30-08:30

Registration

Session One:

 

08:30-09:15

Endoscopic Ultrasound Dr. Esko Janatuinen, Finland

09:15-10:00

Management of DM 2: A Patient Centered Approach Dr. Suzan Ghareibeh, Jordan

10:00-10:45

Colorectal Cancer Screening in Abu Dhabi: Standards and Pathways Dr. Taha Ibrahim, Canada

10:45-11:00

Panel Discussion

11:00-11:15

Lunch Break

Session Two:

 

11:15-11:45

Celiac Hepatitis Dr. Aly El Sayed, Egypt

11:45-12:15

Hepatitis C Virus Infection: Light at the End of the Tunnel? Dr. Adeel Butt, USA

12:15-12:45

Treatment of Iatrogenic Bile Duct Injury Dr. Salem Awad, UAE

12:45-13:15

Panel Discussion

13:15-14:15

Coffee Break

Session Three:

 

14:15-14:45

Abdominal Pains, Gases, Constipation and Dyspepsia: The Multiple Faces of Re-emerging Disease Dr. Hassan Fadllalah, Sudan

14:45-15:15

Emergency Gastrointestinal Cases Dr. Maurice Kallas, Lebanon

15:15-15:45

Panel Discussion

15:45-16:00

Coffee Break

Session Four:

 

16:00-16:30

Virtual Colonoscopy Dr. Mohannad Al Atrash, Syria

16:30-17:00

Colonic Polyps Dr. Abdelrahman Osman, Sudan

17:00-17:30

Diverticulitis Dr. Esko Janatuinen, Finland

17:30-18:00

Panel Discussion

 

Day Two -Friday 15th March, 2013

Session Five:

 

08:30-09:00

Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy Prof. Dr. Safwan Taha, Iraq

09:00-09:45

The Spectrum and Results of Bariatric Surgery in Al Noor- Al Ain Dr. Othman Al Dabbagh, Iraq & Dr. Fawaz Torab, Syria

09:45-10:15

Panel Discussion

10:15-10:30

Sheikh Nahayan Official Conference Address

10:30-10:45

Coffee Break

Session Six:

 

10:45-11:15

Surgical Vomiting in Pediatric Age-group Dr. Amin El Gohary, Egypt

11:15-11:45

 

11:45-12:15

Panel Discussion

12:15-14:00

Prayer & Lunch Break

Session Seven:

 

14:00-14:30

H. Pylori EMAG & Gastric Cancer Management Challenges Dr. Hassan Fadllalah, Sudan

14:30-15:00

Association of Helicobacter Pylori Infection and Colon Cancer Dr. Heba Youssef, Egypt

15:00-15:15

Panel Discussion

15:15-15:30

Closing Ceremony

15:30-16:00

Certificate Distribution

 

Organizing Committee

 

Dr. Kassem Alom

Conference President

Dr. Esko Janatuinen

Conference Co-Director

Dr. Hassan Fadlallah

Conference Co-Director

Dr. Aman El Duweini

Conference Secretary General

Dr. Lamya El-Barasi

Conference Assistant Director

Mr. Nizar Mouad

Conference Assistant Director

Mr. Ahmed Abu Mijana

Conference Assistant Director

Nicolene Kruger

Conference Liaison

Marilyn L. Basquez

Conference Coordinator

Mohammad Rich

Media Coordinator

Alaa Obeid

Marketing Coordinator

Ms. Dana Kalash

Conference Logistics

Ahmed Kassab

Conference Accountant

Mark Carriedo

IT Support

Mohammed El Haj Younis

Graphic Designer & Photographer

Ali Fiddah

Web Designer

Scientific Committee:

 

Dr. Esko Janatuien

Dr. Hassan Fadlallah

Dr. Ravindra Mehta

Dr. Susan Gharaibeh

 

Venue

Corniche Road & Salam Street
Abu Dhabi
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Organizations

Al Noor Hospital