Events Calendar


    • Feb - 28

        Gastroenterology Study Day


        Overview

        From 2016 and now on its 7th year, Sidra Medicine’s Gastroenterology Division allocates one day each year to discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in the primary care and secondary care facility in Qatar with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to raise the awareness of these problems and provide a discussion about best practice in approaching patients suspected to have any of these gastrointestinal problems.

        Since its initial offering in 2016 this event is well attended by healthcare professionals. For the October 13, 2022 blended session (live at the Sidra Auditorium and live streamed via MS teams) around 100 participants registered and attended. Four side-by-side practical sessions were also offered were participants got to see and make hands-on experience on various procedures and services offered by the Gastroenterology team.

        Conference Objectives

        Discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in the primary care and secondary care facility in Qatar with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to raise the awareness of these problems and provide a discussion about best practice in approaching patients suspected to have any of these gastrointestinal problems.

        Facilitate the referral process from the primary and secondary care to Sidra services by giving guidance on referral criteria.

        Raise the awareness of available evidence-based management approach of commonly seen gastrointestinal problems among health care providers in Qatar which will ensure a better patient care and outcomes.

        Target Audience  

        • Doctors
        • Nurses
        • Pharmacists
        • Allied Health Practitioners

        Scientific Committee

        • Chair:  Dr. Wesam Almasri
        • Facilitators: Dr. Wesam Al-Masri, Dr. Fatma Al-Mudahka and Dr. Mamoun Elawad

        Sponsor

        nestle
      • Mar - 5

          Health Literacy Education Workshop


          Overview

          Becoming a health literate organization depends on many aspects. One of these aspects is educating staff to improve their health literacy skills and consequently improving patients’ health outcomes.  The health Literacy Education workshop is aimed at clinical staff from hospitals and clinics to enhance their knowledge as well as provide them with the necessary tools to overcome barriers.

          The workshop content is evidence based and some of the topics are adapted from the Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ). This activity is category 1 & 3 and attendees will receive CPD points.

          Topics/Sessions

          • Health Literacy
          • Learning Barriers
          • Patient and Family Education
          • Patient Engagement
          • Medication Adherence
          • Teachback Method
          • Documentation

          Workshop Objectives

          • To enhance clinical staff knowledge about health literacy
          • To educate clinical staff about the importance of applying health literacy skills in day to day work
          • To provide clinical staff with the necessary tools to overcome health literacy barriers

          Target Audience

          Clinical staff:  Physicians -Nurses- pharmacists – Allied health professionals – Medical interpreters

          Reward Credits CPD

          Participants will be awarded 6 CPD points 

          • category 1 (4 points) 
          • category 3 (2 points)

          Scientific Committee

          • Helen Sutherland - Clinical Nurse Education manager
          • Dr.Wessam Gadelhaq - Medical Education Director
          • Amal Alfarsi – Health & Wellness Education Manager
          • Kedra Elmi – Nurse Educator
          • Evony Constantino - Clinical Nurse Leader

          Main presenters

          • Aljori Al-Ajji: Health & Wellness Educator 
          • Fatima Al-Maslamani: Health & Wellness Educator
          • Maha Al-Naama: Health & Wellness Educator 

          Guest Presenters

          • Quality Manager
          • Medication Management and Pharmacy Quality
          • Clinical Nurse Educator

          Organizers’ contact details

          Email: HealthandWellnessEducation@sidra.org
          Tel: 40035453

          Register Now

        • May - May 9 - 10

            Recent Advances in Primary Immunodysregulation Disorders (RAPID)


            Overview Scientific Committee Program Abstract Submission Visit Qatar Register Now

            Overview

            The in-person conference explores the topic of primary/genetic immune dysregulation from a multidisciplinary perspective, in collaboration with the MENAT-NIAID initiative. This marks the inaugural primary Immune Dysregulation conference to be hosted by Sidra Medicine in the State of Qatar. The lineup of invited speakers and the scientific committee comprises global authorities in the field, specifically featuring experts from the MENA region and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

            Physicians and scientists who are interested in this area are warmly welcomed to register.  Registration is free but will be limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to reserve a seat.  This conference is most suited to basic/clinical researchers who are active in the field, and clinicians who take care of patients with inborn errors of immunity (IEI), also known as primary immunodeficiencies (PID). The event will also be of interest to physicians from a range of specialties who provide clinical care for these patients, including Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology. The conference will provide the latest updates for all those who wish to stay abreast of clinical and research developments in the field.

            Topics/Sessions

            • Primary Immunodeficiency spectrum: What is new 
            • Diagnostic challenges in Inborn Errors of Immunity (IEI)
            • Genetic screening for IEI in the MENAT region 
            • Clinical Presentations of Organ-based Immune Dysregulation 
            • Immune Dysregulation Disorders: Emerging Therapeutic Strategies and Modalities 
            • Recent Advances in Corrective Therapies for Inborn Errors of Immunity (IEI) 
            • Pro & Con Discussions: Curative therapies vs pharmacotherapy in inborn errors of immunity

            Conference Objectives

            • To improve early recognition and diagnosis of genetic Immune Dysregulation/Immune Deficiency disorders in the MENAT region
            • To illustrate the contribution of a range of clinical/pathology specialties and research to the diagnosis and management of Immune Dysregulation
            • To provide an update on advances in cutting-edge and translational research in Immune Dysregulation
            • To showcase contributions from MENAT researchers to the investigation and management of Immune Dysregulation disorders

            Target Audience

            • Clinicians and scientists who treat or study patients with primary/genetic immune dysregulation disorders.

            Reward Credits CPD

            • Not available

            If you have any questions about the conference, email rhamada@sidra.org

        • Feb - 28

            Gastroenterology Study Day


            Overview

            From 2016 and now on its 7th year, Sidra Medicine’s Gastroenterology Division allocates one day each year to discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in the primary care and secondary care facility in Qatar with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to raise the awareness of these problems and provide a discussion about best practice in approaching patients suspected to have any of these gastrointestinal problems.

            Since its initial offering in 2016 this event is well attended by healthcare professionals. For the October 13, 2022 blended session (live at the Sidra Auditorium and live streamed via MS teams) around 100 participants registered and attended. Four side-by-side practical sessions were also offered were participants got to see and make hands-on experience on various procedures and services offered by the Gastroenterology team.

            Conference Objectives

            Discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in the primary care and secondary care facility in Qatar with physicians, nurses, pharmacists and allied health professionals to raise the awareness of these problems and provide a discussion about best practice in approaching patients suspected to have any of these gastrointestinal problems.

            Facilitate the referral process from the primary and secondary care to Sidra services by giving guidance on referral criteria.

            Raise the awareness of available evidence-based management approach of commonly seen gastrointestinal problems among health care providers in Qatar which will ensure a better patient care and outcomes.

            Target Audience  

            • Doctors
            • Nurses
            • Pharmacists
            • Allied Health Practitioners

            Scientific Committee

            • Chair:  Dr. Wesam Almasri
            • Facilitators: Dr. Wesam Al-Masri, Dr. Fatma Al-Mudahka and Dr. Mamoun Elawad

            Sponsor

            nestle
          • Mar - 5

              Health Literacy Education Workshop


              Overview

              Becoming a health literate organization depends on many aspects. One of these aspects is educating staff to improve their health literacy skills and consequently improving patients’ health outcomes.  The health Literacy Education workshop is aimed at clinical staff from hospitals and clinics to enhance their knowledge as well as provide them with the necessary tools to overcome barriers.

              The workshop content is evidence based and some of the topics are adapted from the Agency for Healthcare and Research Quality (AHRQ). This activity is category 1 & 3 and attendees will receive CPD points.

              Topics/Sessions

              • Health Literacy
              • Learning Barriers
              • Patient and Family Education
              • Patient Engagement
              • Medication Adherence
              • Teachback Method
              • Documentation

              Workshop Objectives

              • To enhance clinical staff knowledge about health literacy
              • To educate clinical staff about the importance of applying health literacy skills in day to day work
              • To provide clinical staff with the necessary tools to overcome health literacy barriers

              Target Audience

              Clinical staff:  Physicians -Nurses- pharmacists – Allied health professionals – Medical interpreters

              Reward Credits CPD

              Participants will be awarded 6 CPD points 

              • category 1 (4 points) 
              • category 3 (2 points)

              Scientific Committee

              • Helen Sutherland - Clinical Nurse Education manager
              • Dr.Wessam Gadelhaq - Medical Education Director
              • Amal Alfarsi – Health & Wellness Education Manager
              • Kedra Elmi – Nurse Educator
              • Evony Constantino - Clinical Nurse Leader

              Main presenters

              • Aljori Al-Ajji: Health & Wellness Educator 
              • Fatima Al-Maslamani: Health & Wellness Educator
              • Maha Al-Naama: Health & Wellness Educator 

              Guest Presenters

              • Quality Manager
              • Medication Management and Pharmacy Quality
              • Clinical Nurse Educator

              Organizers’ contact details

              Email: HealthandWellnessEducation@sidra.org
              Tel: 40035453

              Register Now

            • May - May 9 - 10

                Recent Advances in Primary Immunodysregulation Disorders (RAPID)


                Overview Scientific Committee Program Abstract Submission Visit Qatar Register Now

                Overview

                The in-person conference explores the topic of primary/genetic immune dysregulation from a multidisciplinary perspective, in collaboration with the MENAT-NIAID initiative. This marks the inaugural primary Immune Dysregulation conference to be hosted by Sidra Medicine in the State of Qatar. The lineup of invited speakers and the scientific committee comprises global authorities in the field, specifically featuring experts from the MENA region and the National Institutes of Allergy and Infectious Diseases (NIAID).

                Physicians and scientists who are interested in this area are warmly welcomed to register.  Registration is free but will be limited, so be sure to register as soon as possible to reserve a seat.  This conference is most suited to basic/clinical researchers who are active in the field, and clinicians who take care of patients with inborn errors of immunity (IEI), also known as primary immunodeficiencies (PID). The event will also be of interest to physicians from a range of specialties who provide clinical care for these patients, including Gastroenterology, Hematology/Oncology, Pathology, Pulmonology, and Rheumatology. The conference will provide the latest updates for all those who wish to stay abreast of clinical and research developments in the field.

                Topics/Sessions

                • Primary Immunodeficiency spectrum: What is new 
                • Diagnostic challenges in Inborn Errors of Immunity (IEI)
                • Genetic screening for IEI in the MENAT region 
                • Clinical Presentations of Organ-based Immune Dysregulation 
                • Immune Dysregulation Disorders: Emerging Therapeutic Strategies and Modalities 
                • Recent Advances in Corrective Therapies for Inborn Errors of Immunity (IEI) 
                • Pro & Con Discussions: Curative therapies vs pharmacotherapy in inborn errors of immunity

                Conference Objectives

                • To improve early recognition and diagnosis of genetic Immune Dysregulation/Immune Deficiency disorders in the MENAT region
                • To illustrate the contribution of a range of clinical/pathology specialties and research to the diagnosis and management of Immune Dysregulation
                • To provide an update on advances in cutting-edge and translational research in Immune Dysregulation
                • To showcase contributions from MENAT researchers to the investigation and management of Immune Dysregulation disorders

                Target Audience

                • Clinicians and scientists who treat or study patients with primary/genetic immune dysregulation disorders.

                Reward Credits CPD

                • Not available

                If you have any questions about the conference, email rhamada@sidra.org