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Middle East Arthritis Foundation hosts walkathon to empower people with arthritis Patients from across the region to walk on the journey together to increase awareness of arthritis Dubai, UAE, 13th March 2018 – This April, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) is walking towards making a difference to people in the UAE living with arthritis. Supported by […]

imaging injections to the hip knee ankle shoulder elbow and wrist - 2nd Emirates Society for Rheumatology Imaging Summit

This February marked the 2nd Emirates Society for Rheumatology Imaging Summit, taking place at the Oberoi Hotel in Dubai and lasting two days. This groundbreaking summit covered a wealth of new information and procedures for imaging techniques for Rheumatic conditions.
Dr Ghita Harifi was Course Director for the Ultrasound-Guided Joint Procedures Course, which ran from 9 – 10th February. Aside from speaking about the role of US imaging in Rheumatology, the course introduced new ideas on important topics such as injection scope, needling techniques and machine parameters.
Dr Harifi and other tutors presented the Hands-on sessions for guided imaging injections to the hip, knee, ankle, shoulder, elbow and wrist, giving participants the chance to practice what they had learned over the duration of the course.

External Link: http://www.esr-is.com/

Dr Ghita Harifi during physical medicine rehab 2017 conference Ghita Harifi 1280x800 - Workshop by Dr Ghita Harifi during Physical Medicine & Rehab 2017 Conference

Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation will feature 3 separate dedicated conference tracks across both days and will feature:

Sports Medicine and Injury: This will cover all aspects of the four key joints, including ankle, knee, shoulder and hip. The conference will provide a forum for the exchange of practical and technical information on the broad range of current and emerging areas in sports injury treatment and prevention.

Rheumatology: The 2-day Rheumatology Conference will be divided into two distinct days, with day one dedicated to Rheumatologists and day two designed for General Practitioners with a special interest in rheumatology. The content has been developed to improve knowledge & education of rheumatology disorders at an intermediary level. It will also provide a framework for how those in primary care can effectively communicate with secondary care practitioners in this field.

Physical Medicine and Rehab (PMR): The congress will feature a dedicated PMR conference track covering rehabilitation & pain management issues relating to muscles, bones, ligaments and the nervous system.

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World Arthritis Day 2017 Dubai - World Arthritis Day 2017

Early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) is crucial to avoid progressive ill health.

A message coming loud and clear in the Middle East Arthritis Foundation’s new public awareness campaign ‘Don’t Delay, Connect Today’ – launched on World Arthritis Day, October 13 and hosted in Dubai.

The venue: The Shangri-La Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road (from 9am).
Register for free!
on the website http://www.arthritis.ae/wad
or by calling +97156 364 3215

 

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