Qatar one of the leading nations in Obesity – state experts

Al-Ahli Hospital Medical Symposium on Morbid Obesity identifies latest surgical options
 
“Qatar is one of the leading nations when it comes to Obesity,” stated Dr. Abdulazim Abdul Wahab Hussain, Consultant General Surgeon and Medical Director of Al-Ahli Hospital, while speaking at the Medical Symposium on Morbid Obesity.  Over 100 doctors from Doha attended this Symposium.  “It is reported that 39% of the population is obese with the incidence in women being much higher.  It is an endemic problem and it is also a vicious circle that the prosperity and increase in disposable income has led to high calorie diet and sedentary lifestyle, which in turn is the main cause of obesity,” he added.
 

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Al-Ahli Hospital to hold Seminar on Bariatric Surgery

Topics include Gastric Banding, Sleeve Gastrectomy, Gastric Placation, and Gastric Bypass
 
Al-Ahli Hospital will hold a Medical Symposium on 15 June 2011 at the Al-Ahli Hospital Auditorium.  This seminar is meant for all interested doctors in Qatar and registration is free of charge.
 
Dr. Abdulazim Abdul Wahab Hussain, Consultant General Surgeon and Medical Director of Al-Ahli Hospital, will speak about Sleeve Gastrectomy.  Dr. Fawzi Mahmoud Jadallah, Consultant General Surgeon, will speak about Gastric Banding; Dr. Munir Saeed, Specialist General Surgeon will speak about Gastric Placation; and Dr. Tarek Mohamed Sherif Khalil, Specialist General Surgeon will speak about Gastric Bypass.  Dr Omar Naji, Specialist Surgeon will introduce the topic.

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Al-Ahli Hospital commences Medical Tests on behalf of Medical Commission

Certain categories of employees permitted to utilize Private Hospitals
 
Al-Ahli Hospital has commenced with conducting Medical Tests for newly arriving expatriates, as part of the Medical Commission's pilot project to allow Private Hospitals to perform the testing.  This service will be provided every Sunday to Thursday, 8am until 4:30pm.
 

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Al-Ahli Hospital to hold Surgical Conference

Modern management of Diverticular Disease and Hemorrhoids to be discussed
 
Al-Ahli Hospital will hold a Medical Symposium on 26 April 2011 at the Al-Ahli Hospital Auditorium.  This seminar is meant for all interested doctors in Qatar and registration is free of charge.
 
Dr. Abdulazim Abdul Wahab Hussain, Consultant General Surgeon and Medical Director of Al-Ahli Hospital, will speak on the Modern Management of Hemorrhoids.  Prof. Harald Rosen, Consultant Visiting General Surgeon from Austria, will speak on the Modern Management of Diverticular Disease.

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Al-Ahli Hospital celebrates World Health Day

Free DVD on Back Pain; afternoon Exhibition and an evening Symposium to mark World Health Day
 
Al-Ahli Hospital will mark World Health Day by holding an Exhibition in  the afternoon and a Public Interaction Program in the evening.  World Health Day is celebrated on 7 April 2011 to mark the founding of the World Health Organization.  Al-Ahli Hospital’s program centers around its theme “Save your Back”.  There will be an afternoon exhibition open to the public, free of charge, where different departments will offer advice on Low Back Pain including medical departments such as Orthopedics, Neurology, Physiotherapy, Chiropractic Medicine, and Pharmacy.  Bone Mineral Density (DEXA) scans will be done free of charge and will be interpreted by doctors from the Rheumatology/Orthopedic Department.  A free DVD Guide on Low Back Pain will be given to the first 100 participants.  Additionally, a Public Interaction Program will be held in the evening at the hospital’s Auditorium, where consultants from Al-Ahli Hospital will give presentations on different aspects of Low Back Pain.

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