On October 13th a symposium will be held for doctors from various specialties and allied health professionals to increase their awareness about Osteoporosis.
All the important topics of Osteoporosis will be included in the talks. We are hoping to have around 400 attendees. Talks will be given mainly by Rheumatologists, but we will also have talks by Endocrinologist, Gynecologist, Gastroenterologist, Orthopedics, Nephrologist, and Dentist. Venue- Simulation center, Medical City.
On October 14th, 15th and 16th we will set public booths at various hospitals, namely, Hamad General Hospital, Bone and joint center, and Women’s wellness and Research center respectively. The booths will be run by Rheumatologists and patient educator who will distribute pamphlets, brochures to the public. We will answer any queries that people have regarding Osteoporosis.
For the whole week from October 14-20, rheumatology doctors and nurses will wear T shirts and caps with Osteoporosis related messages on it. We are also trying to arrange an event at one of the public parks on October 12 for raising public awareness. Venue is yet to be confirmed.