Events Calendar


    • October 6 - 8

        Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Congress


        Sidra Medicine will be participating in the Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Congress from the 6th to the 8th of October, 2022. This event will bring together respiratory experts across the entire field of pediatric respiratory medicine for three days of cutting-edge medical education sessions, aims to increase the awareness of pediatric pulmonary disorders, facilitate the latest scientific and clinical advances across the entire field of respiratory medicine, covering all stages of life from infancy, early years & all the way through to adolescent health.

        TARGET AUDIENCE

        • Pediatric pulmonologist
        • Pediatric critical care
        • Allergy-immunology specialist
        • Pediatricians
        • Neonatology
        • ER physicians
        • Family Medicine and Primary Cares
        • ENT
        • Asthma Educators
        • Respiratory Therapists
        • Nurses
        • Pharmacists

        For Registration Click Here

        Home - Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Conference (maarefah-management.com)

      • October 13

          Gastroenterology Study Day


          Overview

          Join Sidra Medicine’s sixth iteration of Gastroenterology Study Day, where we discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in primary care and secondary care facilities in Qatar.

          The aim of the Study Day is to raise awareness and ensure better patient care and outcomes when it comes to the care and treatment of patients with gastroenterology issues. We will also discuss current evidence-based management steps and best practices methodologies related to commonly seen gastrointestinal challenges.

          Target Audience

          Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Practitioners

          Brief points about some Topics 

          The symposium will also highlight the referral process from the primary and secondary care sector to Sidra Medicine by giving guidance on the referral criteria

          Speakers

          • Dr. Khalid Al Ansari (Chair - Emergency Medicine)
          • Dr. Mohamed Hendaus Rahal (Senior Attending Physician)
          • Dr. Mamoun Elawad (Division Chief – Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition Division)
          • Prof. Anthony Akobeng (Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Fatma Al Mudahka(Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Khaled Abouhazima(Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Wesam Al Masri(Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Hatim Abdelrhaman(Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Zeyad Abdulkader (Gastroenterologist)
          • Dr. Rasha Abbas (Fellow, Gastroenterology)
          • Dr.  Christin Helen Vlahos (Psychologist, PhD.)

          Sponsor

          nestle

        • October 14 - 15

            Women’s Health Conference 2022


            We are proud to host the Women’s Health conference 2022 which will focus on Women’s wellness within a holistic context of prevention and health promotion. The conference is line with our interprofessional learning agenda, providing evidence-based healthcare education.

            Overview

            This conference will focus on the theme of women’s wellness by exploring evidence-based approaches in promoting holistic health in women.  The conference will also appraise new preventive and therapeutic interventions aimed at women’s health promotion including emerging areas of controversies. 
            A faculty of seasoned experts and healthcare leaders will provide insightful, and evidence supported presentations on the different sub-themes during the conference. As in previous years, the 2022 conference promises to be an engaging educational event.

            This is a virtual that will be hosted on MS Teams. Registration is required for attendance. 

            For additional details on the registration process for the conference, please contact Noricel Hernandez at nhernandez@sidra.org

            Target Audience 

            Women’s Health conference 2022 has been put together to meet the learning and knowledge needs of healthcare providers who are involved in the care of women from primary care to tertiary level including but not limited to the following groups:

            • Physicians 
            • Nurses 
            • Midwives
            • Pharmacists
            • Allied Health Professionals

            Learning Objectives and overview of topics

            Learning Objectives

            At the end of the Women’s Health Conference 2022, delegates should be able to:

            • Identify and discuss the current updates in promoting women’s health and wellness.
            • Discuss the current evidence-based approach in optimizing women’s health during pregnancy and the postpartum period as well as managing women’s health across different age groups.
            • Identify some of the relevant preventive and therapeutic care aspects for women across different age groups.

            The conference will cover the following themes and topics:

            • Life course approach to women’s health
            • Redefining women’s wellness
            • Menopause in the 21st century
            • Post-COVID health in women
            • Health and wellness in teenage girls 
            • Optimizing Maternal health during pregnancy 
            • Social media and women’s health 
            • Imaging in women’s health
            The conference will feature notable experts in women’s health across the healthcare sector in Qatar

            Agenda

            The Registration Categories

            • Delegates 
            • Faculty 

            Scientific Planning Committee(SPC) Statement

            The Scientific Planning Committee has reviewed all disclosed financial relationships of speakers, moderators, facilitators and/or authors in advance of this CPD activity and has implemented procedures to manage any potential or real conflicts of interest.

            SPC Membership

            Dr Suruchi Mohan
            Dr Ono Agbetusin
            Dr Caitlin Huckell
            Mrs Balbir Bola
            Ms Nagla Hassouna
            Ebaa Jumat
            Dr Gbemisola Okunoye
            Prof Johnny Awwad

            CME Accreditation

            Application is in progress for CME accreditation for the Teleconference as an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1)

          • October 31

              Sidra Medicine 2nd Health Literacy Conference


              Sidra Medicine 2nd Health Literacy Conference “Health Literacy- Engaging Patients and Families for Better Health Outcomes” 

              Overview about the conference

              In support of Health Literacy Month, the Patient Education and Health Promotion (PEHP) division at Sidra Medicine are hosting its second Health Literacy Conference on Monday, 31 October 2022.  The theme for this year is “Health Literacy- Engaging Patients and Families for Better Health Outcomes”.

              Join healthcare experts from leading organizations across Qatar as we collaborate to supporting our patients and their families to be active and health literate partners in their journey of care. The aim is to highlight and reinforce on the importance of engaging patients and their families in positively impacting their health outcomes.

              They hybrid conference features workshops and sessions which can be attended in person or virtually. The two accredited workshops associated with the conference will be on 24 and 26, October 2022. 

              Target Audience

              • Physicians
              • Nursing staff
              • Allied Health professionals
              • Health promotion experts
              • Nurse Educators 
              • Child Life Specialists
              • Pharmacists
              • Patient Educators 
              • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy)

              Brief points about some Topics 

              • Empowering patient information seeking – Developing a toolkit for parents and caretakers
                • Define health literacy and how patients seek information 
                • Summarize strategies to improve finding reliable health information online 
              • Understanding of self-management role in diabetes care 
                • To identify the concept of self-management.
                • To underline the current practice of diabetes self-management programs.
                • To highlight a new attributes related to diabetes self-management.
                • To recognize the association between self-management and health literacy.
              • Enhancing Patient Engagement in Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) 
                • PHCC initiatives and practices to enhance patient engagement and experience 
                • Demonstrate strategies to enhance collaboration between patients, family, staff, and the community across the continuum of care.
                • Discuss the importance of integrating sympathy and empathy in providing care to the patient. 
                • Create measurement that matters to patients and families. 
                • Lessons learned and the next steps to enhance PCC initiatives and approach in PHCC.                           
              • Assessing health literacy among healthcare professionals and parents of children who attend the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine clinic in Sidra Medicine: A convergent parallel design
                • By the end of this session participants will understand the importance of engaging in health literacy practices
              •  Health literacy and the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons Learned about how to engage patients and families
                • Explore the determinants of health literacy during the pandemic.
                • Understand the challenges of enhancing health literacy during the pandemic. 
                • Discuss the methods that can be implemented to enhance health literacy during emergencies and normal situations. 
              • Patient and Families experience in management of Diabetes in Qatar: Findings from Patient Empowerment Survey
                • To evaluate awareness, attitudes and practices among diabetic patients and healthcare providers, and to evaluate the level of diabetes care provided to patients 
                • To identify gaps where services and support to diabetic patients can be enhanced. 
                • To seek advice from media experts on developing and implementing effective national health campaigns on diabetes
              • Enabling and empowering girls to shape their health for the future: a Gynecologist’s experience 
                • By the end of the session, the participant will be able to relate the challenges in engaging adolescents in health education endeavors.
                • By the end of the session, the participant will be able to discuss the importance and effectiveness of engaging adolescents as well as their families in changing health behaviors through health literacy.
              • Engaging Patients and Families in pharmacy setting 
                • Define Patient Health Literacy and its importance in patients’ health plan outcomes.
                • Discuss impact of pharmacy in empowering and engaging patients and family members in their treatment plan.
                • Illustrate pharmacy practice methods used to empower and engage patients and families in their treatment plan. 
              • Sharing Experience: Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) program at Sidra Medicine 
                • Discuss Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) 
                • Discuss goals and objectives of (PFAC)
                • Discuss the impact of patient engagement and involvement in healthcare decisions
              • The impact of engaging Patients and families on their healthcare and the healthcare system 
                • Discuss patients and families engagement in healthcare settings. 
                • Discuss the impacts of patient engagement on safety, quality, equity, efficiency, health outcomes
                • Discuss possible challenges in engaging patients and families 
                • Discuss strategies for engaging patients and families 

              Brief about some number of Speakers 

              External Speakers: 

              • Dr. Manal Al Musallam - Director of Diabetes Education at Hamad Medical Corporation’s  Dr. Ghadir Fakhri Al-Jayyousi - Assistant Professor of Health Education and Promotion – Qatar University 
              • Dr. Kholoud Ateeq Al-Motawaa - Head of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Ministry of Public Health 
              • Dr. Amal Abdulla Al-Ali - Senior Consultant Family Medicine, Executive Director of Quality and Patient Safety - PHCC, Qatar, Chair of Corporate Ethics Committee-PHCC, Assistant Professor of family medicine in clinical medicine- (WCMC-Q) 
              • Jessie Johnson - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Continuing Professional Development Lead, Chair of Interprofessional Education committee - University of Calgary in Qatar 
              • Jamie Marie Gray - Director, Distributed library, Associate Librarian - Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar 

              Internal Speakers: 

              • Amal Aburamadan – Head - Outpatient Pharmacy Service, Outpatient Pharmacy Service Div.
              • Dr. Suruchi Mohan - Attending Physician - Obstetrics
              • Amal Alfarsi – Manager of Patient Education and Health Promotion 
              • Aisha Al-Obaidan - Manager - People, Education and Communication, Patient Experience Div.

              The Registration Categories 

              Conference: 

              15% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

              • Non-Sidra clinical staff: 350 QAR
              • Sidra clinical staff: 150 QAR
              • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 100 QAR

              Workshops:

              1. Putting Health Literacy Into Practice (2 Hours ) 

              10% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

              • Physicians : 150 QAR 
              • Nurses, Midwives, allied health professionals, Pharmacists : 120 QAR 
              • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 100 QAR 

              2. Engaging Patient And Families To Improve Quality of Care ( 1 Hour and 30 minutes ) 

              10% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

              • Physicians : 120 QAR 
              • Nurses, Midwives, allied health professionals, Pharmacists : 100 QAR 
              • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 80 QAR 
                 
          • October 6 - 8

              Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Congress


              Sidra Medicine will be participating in the Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Congress from the 6th to the 8th of October, 2022. This event will bring together respiratory experts across the entire field of pediatric respiratory medicine for three days of cutting-edge medical education sessions, aims to increase the awareness of pediatric pulmonary disorders, facilitate the latest scientific and clinical advances across the entire field of respiratory medicine, covering all stages of life from infancy, early years & all the way through to adolescent health.

              TARGET AUDIENCE

              • Pediatric pulmonologist
              • Pediatric critical care
              • Allergy-immunology specialist
              • Pediatricians
              • Neonatology
              • ER physicians
              • Family Medicine and Primary Cares
              • ENT
              • Asthma Educators
              • Respiratory Therapists
              • Nurses
              • Pharmacists

              For Registration Click Here

              Home - Qatar Pediatric Pulmonology Conference (maarefah-management.com)

            • October 13

                Gastroenterology Study Day


                Overview

                Join Sidra Medicine’s sixth iteration of Gastroenterology Study Day, where we discuss gastrointestinal problems that are commonly seen in primary care and secondary care facilities in Qatar.

                The aim of the Study Day is to raise awareness and ensure better patient care and outcomes when it comes to the care and treatment of patients with gastroenterology issues. We will also discuss current evidence-based management steps and best practices methodologies related to commonly seen gastrointestinal challenges.

                Target Audience

                Doctors, Nurses, Pharmacists and Allied Health Practitioners

                Brief points about some Topics 

                The symposium will also highlight the referral process from the primary and secondary care sector to Sidra Medicine by giving guidance on the referral criteria

                Speakers

                • Dr. Khalid Al Ansari (Chair - Emergency Medicine)
                • Dr. Mohamed Hendaus Rahal (Senior Attending Physician)
                • Dr. Mamoun Elawad (Division Chief – Gastroenterology/Hepatology/Nutrition Division)
                • Prof. Anthony Akobeng (Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Fatma Al Mudahka(Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Khaled Abouhazima(Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Wesam Al Masri(Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Hatim Abdelrhaman(Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Zeyad Abdulkader (Gastroenterologist)
                • Dr. Rasha Abbas (Fellow, Gastroenterology)
                • Dr.  Christin Helen Vlahos (Psychologist, PhD.)

                Sponsor

                nestle

              • October 14 - 15

                  Women’s Health Conference 2022


                  We are proud to host the Women’s Health conference 2022 which will focus on Women’s wellness within a holistic context of prevention and health promotion. The conference is line with our interprofessional learning agenda, providing evidence-based healthcare education.

                  Overview

                  This conference will focus on the theme of women’s wellness by exploring evidence-based approaches in promoting holistic health in women.  The conference will also appraise new preventive and therapeutic interventions aimed at women’s health promotion including emerging areas of controversies. 
                  A faculty of seasoned experts and healthcare leaders will provide insightful, and evidence supported presentations on the different sub-themes during the conference. As in previous years, the 2022 conference promises to be an engaging educational event.

                  This is a virtual that will be hosted on MS Teams. Registration is required for attendance. 

                  For additional details on the registration process for the conference, please contact Noricel Hernandez at nhernandez@sidra.org

                  Target Audience 

                  Women’s Health conference 2022 has been put together to meet the learning and knowledge needs of healthcare providers who are involved in the care of women from primary care to tertiary level including but not limited to the following groups:

                  • Physicians 
                  • Nurses 
                  • Midwives
                  • Pharmacists
                  • Allied Health Professionals

                  Learning Objectives and overview of topics

                  Learning Objectives

                  At the end of the Women’s Health Conference 2022, delegates should be able to:

                  • Identify and discuss the current updates in promoting women’s health and wellness.
                  • Discuss the current evidence-based approach in optimizing women’s health during pregnancy and the postpartum period as well as managing women’s health across different age groups.
                  • Identify some of the relevant preventive and therapeutic care aspects for women across different age groups.

                  The conference will cover the following themes and topics:

                  • Life course approach to women’s health
                  • Redefining women’s wellness
                  • Menopause in the 21st century
                  • Post-COVID health in women
                  • Health and wellness in teenage girls 
                  • Optimizing Maternal health during pregnancy 
                  • Social media and women’s health 
                  • Imaging in women’s health
                  The conference will feature notable experts in women’s health across the healthcare sector in Qatar

                  Agenda

                  The Registration Categories

                  • Delegates 
                  • Faculty 

                  Scientific Planning Committee(SPC) Statement

                  The Scientific Planning Committee has reviewed all disclosed financial relationships of speakers, moderators, facilitators and/or authors in advance of this CPD activity and has implemented procedures to manage any potential or real conflicts of interest.

                  SPC Membership

                  Dr Suruchi Mohan
                  Dr Ono Agbetusin
                  Dr Caitlin Huckell
                  Mrs Balbir Bola
                  Ms Nagla Hassouna
                  Ebaa Jumat
                  Dr Gbemisola Okunoye
                  Prof Johnny Awwad

                  CME Accreditation

                  Application is in progress for CME accreditation for the Teleconference as an Accredited Group Learning Activity (Category 1)

                • October 31

                    Sidra Medicine 2nd Health Literacy Conference


                    Sidra Medicine 2nd Health Literacy Conference “Health Literacy- Engaging Patients and Families for Better Health Outcomes” 

                    Overview about the conference

                    In support of Health Literacy Month, the Patient Education and Health Promotion (PEHP) division at Sidra Medicine are hosting its second Health Literacy Conference on Monday, 31 October 2022.  The theme for this year is “Health Literacy- Engaging Patients and Families for Better Health Outcomes”.

                    Join healthcare experts from leading organizations across Qatar as we collaborate to supporting our patients and their families to be active and health literate partners in their journey of care. The aim is to highlight and reinforce on the importance of engaging patients and their families in positively impacting their health outcomes.

                    They hybrid conference features workshops and sessions which can be attended in person or virtually. The two accredited workshops associated with the conference will be on 24 and 26, October 2022. 

                    Target Audience

                    • Physicians
                    • Nursing staff
                    • Allied Health professionals
                    • Health promotion experts
                    • Nurse Educators 
                    • Child Life Specialists
                    • Pharmacists
                    • Patient Educators 
                    • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy)

                    Brief points about some Topics 

                    • Empowering patient information seeking – Developing a toolkit for parents and caretakers
                      • Define health literacy and how patients seek information 
                      • Summarize strategies to improve finding reliable health information online 
                    • Understanding of self-management role in diabetes care 
                      • To identify the concept of self-management.
                      • To underline the current practice of diabetes self-management programs.
                      • To highlight a new attributes related to diabetes self-management.
                      • To recognize the association between self-management and health literacy.
                    • Enhancing Patient Engagement in Primary Health Care Corporation (PHCC) 
                      • PHCC initiatives and practices to enhance patient engagement and experience 
                      • Demonstrate strategies to enhance collaboration between patients, family, staff, and the community across the continuum of care.
                      • Discuss the importance of integrating sympathy and empathy in providing care to the patient. 
                      • Create measurement that matters to patients and families. 
                      • Lessons learned and the next steps to enhance PCC initiatives and approach in PHCC.                           
                    • Assessing health literacy among healthcare professionals and parents of children who attend the Pediatric Rehabilitation Medicine clinic in Sidra Medicine: A convergent parallel design
                      • By the end of this session participants will understand the importance of engaging in health literacy practices
                    •  Health literacy and the COVID-19 pandemic: Lessons Learned about how to engage patients and families
                      • Explore the determinants of health literacy during the pandemic.
                      • Understand the challenges of enhancing health literacy during the pandemic. 
                      • Discuss the methods that can be implemented to enhance health literacy during emergencies and normal situations. 
                    • Patient and Families experience in management of Diabetes in Qatar: Findings from Patient Empowerment Survey
                      • To evaluate awareness, attitudes and practices among diabetic patients and healthcare providers, and to evaluate the level of diabetes care provided to patients 
                      • To identify gaps where services and support to diabetic patients can be enhanced. 
                      • To seek advice from media experts on developing and implementing effective national health campaigns on diabetes
                    • Enabling and empowering girls to shape their health for the future: a Gynecologist’s experience 
                      • By the end of the session, the participant will be able to relate the challenges in engaging adolescents in health education endeavors.
                      • By the end of the session, the participant will be able to discuss the importance and effectiveness of engaging adolescents as well as their families in changing health behaviors through health literacy.
                    • Engaging Patients and Families in pharmacy setting 
                      • Define Patient Health Literacy and its importance in patients’ health plan outcomes.
                      • Discuss impact of pharmacy in empowering and engaging patients and family members in their treatment plan.
                      • Illustrate pharmacy practice methods used to empower and engage patients and families in their treatment plan. 
                    • Sharing Experience: Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) program at Sidra Medicine 
                      • Discuss Patient and Family Advisory Council (PFAC) 
                      • Discuss goals and objectives of (PFAC)
                      • Discuss the impact of patient engagement and involvement in healthcare decisions
                    • The impact of engaging Patients and families on their healthcare and the healthcare system 
                      • Discuss patients and families engagement in healthcare settings. 
                      • Discuss the impacts of patient engagement on safety, quality, equity, efficiency, health outcomes
                      • Discuss possible challenges in engaging patients and families 
                      • Discuss strategies for engaging patients and families 

                    Brief about some number of Speakers 

                    External Speakers: 

                    • Dr. Manal Al Musallam - Director of Diabetes Education at Hamad Medical Corporation’s  Dr. Ghadir Fakhri Al-Jayyousi - Assistant Professor of Health Education and Promotion – Qatar University 
                    • Dr. Kholoud Ateeq Al-Motawaa - Head of Non-Communicable Diseases in the Ministry of Public Health 
                    • Dr. Amal Abdulla Al-Ali - Senior Consultant Family Medicine, Executive Director of Quality and Patient Safety - PHCC, Qatar, Chair of Corporate Ethics Committee-PHCC, Assistant Professor of family medicine in clinical medicine- (WCMC-Q) 
                    • Jessie Johnson - Assistant Professor, Faculty of Nursing, Continuing Professional Development Lead, Chair of Interprofessional Education committee - University of Calgary in Qatar 
                    • Jamie Marie Gray - Director, Distributed library, Associate Librarian - Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar 

                    Internal Speakers: 

                    • Amal Aburamadan – Head - Outpatient Pharmacy Service, Outpatient Pharmacy Service Div.
                    • Dr. Suruchi Mohan - Attending Physician - Obstetrics
                    • Amal Alfarsi – Manager of Patient Education and Health Promotion 
                    • Aisha Al-Obaidan - Manager - People, Education and Communication, Patient Experience Div.

                    The Registration Categories 

                    Conference: 

                    15% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

                    • Non-Sidra clinical staff: 350 QAR
                    • Sidra clinical staff: 150 QAR
                    • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 100 QAR

                    Workshops:

                    1. Putting Health Literacy Into Practice (2 Hours ) 

                    10% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

                    • Physicians : 150 QAR 
                    • Nurses, Midwives, allied health professionals, Pharmacists : 120 QAR 
                    • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 100 QAR 

                    2. Engaging Patient And Families To Improve Quality of Care ( 1 Hour and 30 minutes ) 

                    10% discount for early birds from Sep 1st until Sep 15th 

                    • Physicians : 120 QAR 
                    • Nurses, Midwives, allied health professionals, Pharmacists : 100 QAR 
                    • Students from different Health sectors (Medical, Nursing, allied health, Pharmacy): 80 QAR