Event attracts participation of over 1000 medical experts and delegates in debate on diagnosis, treatment and prevention.
Abu Dhabi 24 Nov. 2012: The Third National Women’s Health Conference concluded today at the Intercontinental Hotel, Abu Dhabi after two days of intense lectures and discussions on key issues in female health.
The event was organized by Al Rahba Hospital, a member of SEHA’s Health System managed by John Hopkins, ran from November 23rd to the 24th 2012, and was attended by about 1,000 experts and healthcare professionals from healthcare providers, universities and public sector bodies. The Third National Women’s Conference was accredited by the Health Authority Abu Dhabi as being worth 12.5 Continuing Medical Education (CME) hours for attendees.
The final day of the conference saw a discussion by Pharm.D. Lana Hammad on drug-induced health concerns for women, followed by a presentation by D. Laila A. Wareth on Thyroid Diseases During Pregnancy D Nooshin Bazargani spoke on cardiovascular diseases, while M.D. Mouza Al Suwaidi discussed the skin diseases in pregnancy.
Conference proceedings also included discussions on Osteoporosis by Dr. Nellie Boma the Chief Medical Officer of Al Rahba Hospital and why the women should care about this silent disease, hypertension by Dr. Samra Abouchacra, metabolic syndrome by Dr. Fatima Al AlMarashi. Alhashimi, pre-natal care by Dr. Anaam Hassoun and strokes by Dr. Manal Aziz.
Conference Director Dr. Nellie Boma, closed out the conference by offering the concluding remarks. She thanked all the delegates and participants at the conference, as well as the Al Rahba Hospital organizing committee that helped make the conference a success. She also thanked SEHA, and members of the SEHA Health System who had sent delegates to attend the conference, and facilitating a world-class healthcare system in Abu Dhabi, and She also thanked the Health Authority Abu Dhabi (HAAD) roles in encouraging the publication of medical advances and information.
She noted that the discussions and debates the Conference had facilitated would play a prominent role in highlighting, identifying and dealing with issues in female health, leading to social and economic benefits and an increase in the quality of life.
The Conference concluded with a ceremony where 41st UAE National Day souvenirs were given to participants and delegates as a sign of appreciation.