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Seminar “Osteoporosis: From Prevention To Management in Daily Practice”

Seminar “Osteoporosis: From Prevention To Management in Daily Practice”

WHEN: Thursday October 18, 2018

WHERE: Jacir Palace Hotel – Bethlehem

CONTACT: Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society, 76 Al Moughtarebeen Street Beit Jala. Palestine - Tel/Fax : +970 2 2744625 Email: info@pops-pal.org

PROGRAMME

09:00 – 09:30 Registration

09:30 – 10:00 Opening Ceremony: POPS & An-Najah & Al Quds Universities

10:00 – 10:20 Why Osteoporosis is Important in Daily Practice?: Facts & Figures -  Dr. Hamzeh Al Zabadi - Palestine

10:20– 10:50 Bone Growth and Physiopathology of Osteoporosis and Risk Factors -  Dr. Ahmad Kamal - Jordan

10:50– 11:20 Early Detection and Screening Tools / FRAX Palestine in PHC Provision - Dr. Elias Saba - Palestine

11:20– 11:40 Nutritional Aspects of Bone Health - Ms. Hanaa Rabadi - Palestine

11:40– 12:00 Coffee Break

12:00– 12:30 Vitamin D: Why? When? What? How Much? - Dr. Adnan Wahdan - Palestine

12:30– 12:50 Physical Activity for Optimal Bone Health - Dr. Thafer Jarar - Palestine

12:50– 13:10 Best Practice Guidelines in the Prevention of Falls & Fractures - Ms. Alia Harb - Palestine

13:10– 14:00 Lunch Break

14:00– 14:30 Bone Density Measurement and Diagnosis of Osteoporosis - Dr. Rustom Nammari - Palestine

14:30– 15:00 Menopause and the Use of HRT in Osteoporosis: Updates - Dr. Efteem Azar - Jordan

15:00– 15:30 Medical Management of Osteoporosis: Why? Who? What? For How long? - Dr. Ahmad Kamal - Jordan

15:30– 16:00 Closing