POPS World Osteoporosis Day educational seminar for healthcare professionals

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The prevention and management of osteoporosis in daily practice will be the focus of a one-day seminar hosted by the Palestinian Osteoporosis Prevention Society (POPS).
POPS carries out both healthcare professional and patient/public education.

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