Medicine Update Conference to focus on emerging viral diseases among other ailments

Top Quote Conference will focus on medical updates in emerging viral diseases, hypertension, back pain among other things. 500 doctors, scientists and experts are going to join. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) April 16, 2015 - Abu Dhabi : Keeping in mind the need to update medical fraternity and general public about the latest developments taking place in the field of medicine, a two-day "Burjeel Medicine Update Conference" will be held in Abu Dhabi on April 16. To be held at Jumeirah Etihad Towers Hotel, the conference is expected to attract 500 experts and doctors to discuss updates in areas such as advances in Nephrology & Hypertension, Dermatology, Rheumatology, Neurology, Endocrinology, Internal Medicine & Gastroenterology, Emergency & Intensive Care, Pulmonology, Cardiology and the most common problems encountered in daily clinical practice.

    Topics like recent updates in hypertension, Acute Kidney Injury, inflammatory back pain, nodular thyroid disease, viral epidemics, and bowel disease will make the conference a must visit for UAE residents. Among other topics emerging viral diseases will surely attract many listeners as the region has recently tackled MERS CO-V and Ebola virus that caused recent outbreaks/epidemics in some African countries. An update on strategies needed to control such viral diseases focusing on early detection via surveillance, Infection control measures, and development of new treatment modalities / vaccines will be outlined at the conference.

    Talking about the need for such conferences, Dr Shamsheer V.P, managing director, VPS Healthcare, said, "Such conferences provide a common platform for the medicine fraternity to sit together and discuss various issues related to their field. It also helps the participants to discuss appropriate care based on the best available scientific evidence, review updates of common clinical problems. We hope that the experts and general public get good insight into the developments that have taken place medicine space."

    Clancey Po, CEO, Burjeel Hospital, Abu Dhabi, "It is our effort to make sure that everyone should be aware of the development which will help tackle the medical problems in an informed way. Such conferences not only act as a converging point for the experts but also as the opportunity for people to understand what is beneficial for them and what can they expect from the doctors when it comes to tackling a particular ailment or disease."

    The event is expected to inspire and connect leaders, decision makers, doctors, scientists, technologists, public servants and academics to enhance the awareness about medicine updates.

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