Middle East Pediatric Community Health Seminar

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 1st Middle East Pediatric Community Health Seminar which will be held at the Crowne Plaza Hotel, Sh. Zayed Road, Dubai, UAE on 14 October 2017 as a part of the 4th Middle East Pediatric Orthopaedic Society (MEPOS) Annual Meeting 2017.

The seminar aims to create a platform to cover current issues in society affecting the health of children, improve health and development outcomes for children, advance reasonable health and developmental consequences for the vulnerable and disadvantaged children and promote positive early life conditions for children. With a series of presentations, case discussion sessions and workshops, the seminar will cover pediatric neurodevelopmental disorders, and child protection and population health including obesity, trauma, autism, ADHD, disruptive disorders and more. The seminar will also host an exclusive workshop on developmental screening.

The programme for the Middle East Child Community Health Seminar has been developed to meet the interests of:

  • Pediatricians
  • Developmental Pediatricians
  • ABA Therapists
  • Play Therapists
  • School Teachers
  • Physiotherapists
  • Occupational Therapists
  • Speech and Language Therapists
  • Other allied professionals

 

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08:00 Registration and Refreshments

Registration and Refreshments


08:30 Opening Remarks by the Conference Chairman

Opening Remarks by the Conference Chairman


Session 1: Child Protection and Population Health

Session 1: Child Protection and Population Health


08:45 Presentation of Child Abuse from the Eyes of an Orthopeadic Physician

Speaker

Dr. Marc Sinclair

Dr. Marc Sinclair

Treasurer, MEPOS; Pediatric Orthopaedic Surgeon, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE


09:15 Complex Childhood Trauma in the Gulf

Speaker

Dr. Azhar Abu-Ali

Dr. Azhar Abu-Ali

Senior Clinical Psychologist, Latifa Pediatric Hospital, UAE


09:45 Child Protection Laws and Reporting: UAE Experience

Speaker

Helema Mohammed

Helema Mohammed

Senior Executive – Children Services, Child Protection Section, Community Development Authority, UAE


10:15 Childhood Obesity

Speaker

Dr. Ruba Rizk

Dr. Ruba Rizk

Consultant Pediatrician, Adolescent Medicine, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital l, UAE


10:45 Q & A and Discussion

Q & A and Discussion


11:00 Coffee and Networking Break

Coffee and Networking Break


Session 2: Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Session 2: Neurodevelopmental Disorders


11:15 ADHD and Disruptive Disorders

Speaker

Dr. Zeinab Alloub

Dr. Zeinab Alloub

Consultant Pediatrician, Neurodevelopment, Al Jalila Children's Specialty Hospital l, UAE


11:45 Autism

Speaker

Dr. Shola Faniran

Dr. Shola Faniran

Specialist Pediatrician & Developmental Pediatrician, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE


12:15 Behaviour Management in Neurodevelopmental Disorders

Speaker

Kariman Hamami

Kariman Hamami

Behaviour Specialist, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE


12:45 Q & A and Discussion

Q & A and Discussion


13:00 Prayer & Lunch Break

Prayer & Lunch Break


Session 3: Workshop

Session 3: Workshop


14:00 Developmental Workshop

Workshop Leader

Dr. Shola Faniran

Dr. Shola Faniran

Specialist Pediatrician & Developmental Pediatrician, The Children's Medical Centre, UAE

 

This Workshop will provide the essential knowledge on the framework governing child development, and key developmental stages. Participants will gain an understanding of normal/typical development, abnormal development, and strategies on how to identify children deviating from their expected milestones.


18:00 Closing Remarks and End Of Middle East Pediatric Community Health Seminar 2017

Closing Remarks and End Of Middle East Pediatric Community Health Seminar 2017