Under the patronage of its Executive Director, Dr. Maher Jamal Eddine, Al-Ahsa Hospital organized a Webinar on the “Multi-disciplinary approach to the management of Obesity” on July 3rd, 2020 – corresponding to Dhual-Qaada 12th, 1441.
The Webinar,held in a video conferencing system,was chaired by the Chief of Medical Staff, Dr. Hisham Hussein Imam, and was granted CME hours by The Saudi Commission for Health Specialties.
The Webinar covered 6 Lectures. The first lecture was presented by Dr. Hamdy Eraky (Gen. Surgery & Endoscopy Consultant) and was titled “Role of Bariatric Surgeries in Obesity Management.”The second lecture was presented by Dr. Hisham Hussein Imam(Ob & Gyn Consultant) and was titled “Obesity and Female Reproduction.” The third Lecture was presented by Dr. Tamer Saber (Endocrinology Consultant) and was titled “Pharmacological Management of Obesity.”The fourth lecture was presented by Dr. Eman Moawad (Pediatrics Consultant) and was titled “Management-of- childhood-obesity in the primary care setting.” The fifth lecture was presented by Dr.Mohsen Askar (PsychiatryConsultant) and was titled “Psychological Factors in Obesity.” The sixth lecture was presented by Ms. Samira Al-Traboulsi (Clinical Nutritionist)and was titled “Nutritional Management of Obesity.”
At the end of the Webinar, Dr. Hisham H. Imam opened the floor to questions and discussions between the Lecturers and the attendees, and then he concluded by issuing the Webinar resolutions and recommendations.