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 […]
Nervous System Targeted at 5th Bone and Joint Club Meeting The evening of February 26th highlighted some key updates to the neurological manifestations of Rheumatic disease; including Neuropathies, Arteritis and Cerebral Vasculitis. This was followed by a Q & A session and dinner. Dubai Health Authority offered 3.00 CPD credit points for attendance. On the […]
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. Humeira Badsha Medical Center hosted the 4th Bone and Joint Meeting and the theme was Lupus. We were very fortunate to have Professor Munther Khamashtha join Dr. Humeira Badsha and Dr. Ghita Harifi and lecture on various aspects of lupus
In an effort to raise public awareness of rheumatoid arthritis (RA) in the UAE, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation (MEAF) have planned a half-day dedicated event in Dubai for people affected by this disease. The event will be dedicated to raising public awareness around the importance of recognition, early diagnosis, and treatment. The half-day event […]
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.
Dr. Ghita Harifi is leading and teaching at the ultrasound for musculoskeletal disease workshop during APLAR 2017 the biggest rheumatology conference in Asia.
Early diagnosis and treatment of rheumatic and musculoskeletal diseases (RMDs) is crucial to avoid progressive ill health.
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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