Researches estimate that, 366 million people – 4.4% of the world’s population will be diabetic by 2030. In order to discuss the possible national and international strategies to overturn this trend – International Diabetes Summit will take place from 5th to 6th October in Dubai, UAE.
The International Diabetes Summit happening in Dubai on 5th & 6th October 2010 will gather the most important authorities within the health focused institutions, organizations and companies. The main purpose of the Summit is to highlight the rising prevalence of diabetes and its complications in the world in general and in the Middle East in particular; to discuss the recent issues related to prevention, management and treatment of diabetes and to develop global and national strategies to reduce the socio-economic burden of diabetes.
Tawfik Ahmed Khoja – the Executive Director of Executive Board of the Health Ministries Council for GCC; Dr. Abrulrahman Salem Alkuwari – President of Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes in Qatar; Dr. Mariam E.A. Al Hajeri – Vice-president and Consultant Family Physician at Bahrain Diabetes Society in Bahrain; Dr. Abdulaziz Al Twaim – Vice-president and King Abdulaziz Medical City of Saudi Pediatric Association; Dr. Aly El Sherif – Regional Manager MENA at International Diabetes Federation ; Dr. Khalid Al Rubeaan – Director of the diabetes center at King Saud University in KSA and other elite of the Healthcare and Diabetes World.
Beyond above mentioned experts the Summit will gather many local key policy makers and international speakers to highlight the rising prevalence of diabetes and its complications in the region and discuss the innovative strategic approaches for the policy makers towards combating this disease in the region.