Primary Care Conference

27-28 January 2020 | Dubai World Trade Centre

"Mastering the art of general medical practice"

This activity has been approved for 14.5 AMA PRA Category 1 Credits™.

Primary Care Conference NEW

The brand-new CME-accredited Primary Care conference at Arab Health will deliver a comprehensive review of the latest information, insights and practices; addressing 14 of the most trending subjects in primary care under the theme of ‘Mastering the art of general medicine practice’.

The conference also provides a refresher on guidelines to support primary care physicians with the new restrictions for lab tests and medical prescriptions in the UAE. Lectures and discussions will focus on inter-disciplinary approaches within primary care and lifestyle medicine, to support early diagnosis and referral of subspecialty diseases.

Benefits of attending:

  • Apply and integrate updated evidenced-based medical information and techniques in clinical practice
  • Identify diagnostic, prognostic and treatment needs for cardiovascular diseases cared for in primary care
  • Describe the presentations and workup for patients with various types of cancer
  • Improve the detection management of mental disorders and comorbid chronic diseases in primary care settings
  • Formulate differential diagnoses and diagnostic plans for patients presenting with various neurological disorders in primary care
  • Implement appropriate therapeutic plans for older patients with various presentations
  • Describe the findings, diagnoses and management of prevalent infectious diseases

Key topics:

  • Mental health in primary care
  • Geriatric Medicine in primary care
  • Skin disorders in primary care
  • Nutrition and obesity
  • Cardiovascular diseases and hypertension in primary care
  • Detecting cancer in primary care

Key speakers:

Dr Mayur Lakhani, President, Royal College of General Practitioners, London, UK
Dr Megan Mahoney, Chief of Primary Care, Stanford Health Care, Boston, Massachusetts, USA
Dr Erin Guest, Paediatric Haematology, Oncology, Telemedicine, Associate Professor of Paediatrics, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Medicine, Children’s Mercy, Kansas City, Kansas, USA
Dr Deepti Shah-Armon, Clinical Director of the Addictions Directorate,  CNWL – Central and North West London Trust
Dr Antonio Hardan, Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Stanford University School of Medicine, Chief for the Division of Child & Adolescent Psychiatry, Stanford Children’s Health, Palo Alto, California, USA
Dr Aisha Suhail, Director, Primary Health Care Centers, UAE Ministry of Health and Prevention, Dubai, UAE


Who should attend:

  • General Practitioners & Physicians
  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Family Practice
  • Family Medicine
  • General Internists
  • Internal Medicine
  • Nurses

Session topics:

  • Primary care in the UAE
  • Cardiovascular diseases and hypertension
  • Nutrition and obesity
  • Otolaryngology
  • Infectious diseases – the latest
  • Skin disorders
  • ObGyn
  • Renal diseases
  • How to find cancer early?
  • Geriatric medicine
  • Gastroenterology
  • Mental health
  • Neurology – when to refer to the specialists?
  • Musculoskeletal disorders


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