تحت الرعاية الكريمة لمعالي الشيخ نهيان بن مبارك آل نهيان – وزير التسامح
Under the Patronage of H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan – Minister of State for Tolerance

Preliminary Scientific Program

Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 (Dubai)
Start End
8:00 9:00

Welcome Reception and Registration

(Roda Al Bustan Hotel-Dubai)

9:00 9:30

Opening Ceremony (Rashidiya Hall)

H.E. Sheikh Nahyan Bin Mubarak Al Nahyan

Minister of Culture and Knowledge Development

9:30 10:15 Plenary: Healthy Ageing (Paediatrics to Geriatrics): Insights on Ageing Using a Life Course Epidemiological Approach – Prof. Rebecca Hardy - University College London, UK (Rashidiya Hall)
10:15 10:45 Coffee Break - 1
Rashidiya -A/Moderator: Prof. Antonios Zampelas Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Ms. Muna Al Haway
10:45 11:15 Mediterranean Diet and Breastfeeding

Prof. Enrico Bertino
University of Turin, Italy
Body Composition Assessment in Children

Prof. Andrew Hills
University of Tasmania, Australia
11:15 11:45 Post discharge formula for low birth weight infants

Ms. Wafa Ayesh
Dubai Health Authority, UAE
Body Composition and the first 1000 Days

Dr. Rebeca Hill
The University of Queensland, Australia
11:45 12:15 Knowledge, Attitude And Practice (KAP) Of Exclusive Breastfeeding In The Emirates Hospital in Dubai

Dr. Haleama Al Sabbah
Zayed University, UAE
Early childhood development and disabilities- implications for later life

Ms. Lamia Yahya
Corniche Hospital, UAE
12:15 12:30 Discussion Discussion
12:30 13:30 Prayer Time/ Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Poster Session
(Location)
Rashidiya -A/Moderator: Prof. Sidiga Washi Rashidiya– B/Moderator: Prof. Nasser Al Daghri
14:00 14:30 Parental Stress, Nutrition and Autism

Dr. Amita Attlee
University of Sharjah, UAE
Multidisciplinary Healthcare Approach for Active Ageing

Dr. Samar ElFeky
WHO EMRO, Egypt
14:30 15:00 Relationship between cesarean section and childhood obesity: what is the evidence?

Dr. Zakariya Al-Salam
Oasis Hospital, UAE

Obtaining Reliable Evidence on the Determinants of NCDs in the UAE: The UAE Healthy Future Study



Dr. Raghib Ali
New York University, UAE
15:00 15:30 Health and nutritional status of postmenopausal women

Dr. Seema Puri
University of Delhi, India
Tools and Applications in Nutritional Screening and Assessment of Geriatric Population

Ms. Jessica Szymura
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
15:30 15:45 Discussion Discussion
15:45 16:00 Coffee Break - 2
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Ms. Masooma Al Jasmi Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Prof. Sanaa Youssef Shaaban
16:00 16:30 Nutritional assessment of children aged from (1-18) years with type 1 diabetes mellitus

Prof. Sidiga Washi
Ahfad University for Women, Sudan
The effect of Omega 3 supplementation on cognitive functions and brain shrinkage in patients with mild cognitive impairment (MCI)

Dr. Abderrahim Oulhaj
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
16:30 17:00 Type 2 Diabetes Burden in Emirati population: Role of Obesity from Paediatrics to Geriatrics

Dr. Syed M Shah
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
N-3 fatty acids: from prevention of cardiovascular diseases to improvement of brain function

Prof. Antonios Zampelas
University of Athens, Greece
17:00 17:30

Metabolic Syndrome

Prof. Nasser Al Daghri

King Saud University, KSA

Postprandial Glycaemic and Appetite Responses to

Cookies Following Incorporation of Stevia and Moringa Leaf

Powder

Dr. Imran Khan

The University of Agriculture Peshawar, Pakistan

17:30 17:45

Discussion

Discussion




Friday, Mar 17, 2017 (Dubai)
Start End
8:30 9:00 Registration
(Al Bustan Rotana Hotel-Dubai)
9:00 9:45 Plenary: WHO Global Strategy and Action Plan on Ageing and Health: 2016 - 2020 Dr. Samar ElFeky(Egypt) (Rashidiya Hall)
9:45 10:15 Coffee Break - 1
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Dr. Laura Fernández Celemín Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Prof. Jeyakumar Henry
10:15 10:45 Overfed and Undernourished in the Middle East

Prof. Nahla Houalla
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Promoting healthy ageing: importance of lifestyle

Prof. Andrew Hills
University of Tasmania, Australia
10:45 11:150 Preventing Childhood Obesity, EPODE's Lessons & Perspectives from 25 years of Experience and Evidence

Dr. Jean-Michel Borys
Centre des Batignolles , France
Successful Counseling Strategies to Facilitate Lifestyle Changes Among the Elderly

Dr. Habiba Ali
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
11:15 11:45 Promoting Healthy Eating and Physical Activity in Children: Effective and Sustainable School and Community-based Programs

Dr. Carla Habib Mourad
American University of Beirut, Lebanon
Epidemiology of Ageing in the Arab World with a Focus on the UAE

Dr. Ian Blair
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
11:45 12:00 Discussion Discussion
12:00 13:30 Prayer Time/ Lunch Break
13:30 14:00 Poster Session
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Prof. Andrew Hills Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Ms. Wafaa Helmi Ayesh
14:00 14:30 Olive Oil, Polyphenols and Prevention of Cancer and Chronic Degenerative Diseases

Dr. Conchetta Finocchiaro
University of Turin, Italy
Dietary Habits and Childhood Obesity: Lesson from the GRECO Study

Prof. Antonios Zampelas
University of Athens, Greece
14:30 15:00 Lifestyle, Diet and Prevention of Cardiovascular Diseases

Prof. Franco Veglio
University of Turin, Italy
Lifestyle Interventions for adults with Intellectual Disabilities and Obesity

Dr. Dimitrios Spanos
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
15:00 15:30 Olive Oil from Pregnancy to Paediatric Age

Dr. Gianfranco Trapani
University of Turin, Italy
Advanced Technology in Improving the Health of Children with Diabetes

Dr. Asma Jasim Malallah Binjab
Dubai Hospital, UAE
15:30 15:45 Discussion Discussion
15:45 16:00 Coffee Break - 2
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Dr. Habiba Ali Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Dr. Amita Attlee
16:00 16:30 Renal Carcenoma

Dr. Mirey Karavetian
Zayed University, UAE
Body composition, metabolic changes, biomarkers and longevity

Ms. Victoria Pena Acuna
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
16:30 17:00 Recent Advances in Nutrition Support for Critically Ill Paediatric Patients

Ms. Lamia Yahya
Corniche Hospital, UAE
Paediatric Obesity and Metabolic Syndrome

Dr. Dimitris Papandreou
Zayed University, UAE
16:30 17:00 Assessment of Critically Ill Patients

Mrs. Ranim Kaddoura
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
Metabolic syndrome

Prof. Nasser Al Daghri
King Saud University, KSA
17:00 17:15 Discussion Discussion



Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 (Dubai)
Start End
8:30 9:00 Registration
(Al Bustan Rotana Hotel-Dubai)
9:00 9:45 Plenary: Importance of the first 1000 days of life Prof. Jeyakumar Henry - Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore (Rashidiya Hall)
9:45 10:15 Coffee Break - 1
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Dr. Carla Habib Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Ms. Afra Ibrahim Binkatta
10:15 10:45 Assessment of Critically Ill Patients

Mrs. Ranim Kaddoura
Cleveland Clinic Abu Dhabi, UAE
Oxidative stress and Ageing

Dr. Carine Platat
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
10:45 11:15 Nutrition and depression among elderly

Prof. Sidiga Washi
Ahfad University for Women, Sudan

Associations between Vitamin D Deficiency, Diet and Physical Activity and the Development of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Emirati Women



Ms. Sharifa Ali Hashem
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
11:15 11:45 Mobility and ageing Frailty, sarcopenia and malnutrition in old age

Dr. Seema Puri
University of Delhi, India
Immune Nutrition - Nutrition Beyond Calories

Dr. Ashraf Elshoufi
Dubai Hospital, UAE
11:45 12:00 Discussion Discussion
12:00 12:30 Poster Session
(Location)
12:30 13:30 Prayer Time/ Lunch Break
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Dr. Seema Puri Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Ms. Farah Hillou
13:30 14:00 Diet in the Management of Diabetes: Opportunities and Challenges

Prof. Jeyakumar Henry
Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, Singapore
Paediatric Growth and Development- Nutritional Assessment and Indicators

Dr. Mahmoud Saleh Elhalik
Dubai Health Authority (DHA), UAE
14:00 14:30 Metabolic Responses to Pre-exercise Meals containing Simple and Complex Carbohydrates during Moderate Intensity Exercise

Mr. Amjad Jarrar
United Arab Emirates University, UAE
The Art & Science of Weaning: Updates for Practical Approach

Prof. Sanaa Youssef Shaaban
Ain Shams University, Egypt
14:30 15:00 Malnutrition and Health Outcomes: Screening, assessment and effective measures

Dr. Kalliopi Poulia
Laiko General Hospital of Athens, Greece
Gut Protection in the First 1000 - Days

Dr. Eslam Tawfik El - Baroudy
Sheikh Khalifa Medical City (SKMC), UAE
15:00 15:15 Discussion Discussion
15:15 15:30 Coffee Break - 2
Rashidiya – A/Moderator: Dr. Haleama Al Sabbah Rashidiya – B/Moderator: Dr. Samar El Feky
15:30 16:00 Breastfeeding: What you Know and What you should Know?

Prof. Sanaa Youssef Shaaban
Ain Shams University, Egypt
Childhood Obesity European Situation and Best Practice

Dr. Laura Fernández Celemín
European Food Information Council (EUFIC), Belgium
16:00 16:30

Effects of Physical Exercise on Balance and Quality of Life among Elderly Women

Dr. Lumnije Hoxha-Kamberi
University Clinical Center, Kosovo
Nutrition for Elders with Dysphasia

Ms. Wafa Ayesh
Dubai Health Authority, UAE
16:30 17:00

The Effect of Different Exercise Programs on Bone Mineral Density and Physical Function in Women with Osteoporosis: a Randomized Controlled Trial



Dr. Ardiana Murtezani
University Clinical Center, Kosovo

Autism vs Language Delay (which is first) the Dilemma in Daily Practice

 

Dr. Turki Homod Albatti
King Suad University, KSA

17:00 17:30

Effect of Twelve Week Training Program in Blood Pressure and Heart Rate at Rest in Older Hypertensive and Normotensive Women

Dr. Teuta Osmani Vllasolli
University Clinical Center, Kosovo

Long Term Effects of a Ketogenic Diet with Mav Ketofast Pro Supplements in Obese Postmenopausal Women

Ms. Maria Vranceanu
Eurogenetica, Italy




Conference Workshops:
Start End
Thursday, Mar 16, 2017 (Dubai)
13:30 17:30

Workshop 1: Assessments of Infant and Children Growth Using the New International Standards WHO / INTERGROWTH 21st - Certified 3.75 CME Hours (HAAD) –

Dr. Leila Cheikh Ismail (University of Oxford, UK)

13:30 17:30

Workshop 2: Bio-rhythm of the Body and its Relationship to Obesity: Adjust your Biological Watch Adjust your Weight – Certified 3.5 CME Hours (HAAD)

Dr. Osama Alalla (Ministry of Education Dubai, UAE)

Friday, Mar 17, 2017 (Dubai)
13:00 17:30

Workshop 1: Ethical considerations in Research with the Paediatric and Geriatric Population - Certified 4 CME Hours (HAAD)

Dr Ghada Al Tajir (Timeline Research Solutions, UAE)

13:30 17:30 Workshop 2: Systematic Reviews and Meta-Analysis- Certified 3.5 CME Hours (HAAD) Dr. Marialena Trivella (University of Oxford, UK)
13:30 17:30

Workshop 3: Programmes to Promote Healthy Diets and Lifestyles in Children: “What works and how to Amplify?” - Exclusive Session – By Invitation

Chairperson: Prof. Nahla Houalla / Moderator: Dr. Carla Habib Mourad (American University of Beirut, Lebanon)

Saturday, Mar 18, 2017 (Dubai)
13:30 17:30

Workshop 1: Obesity Prevention through Exercise - Certified 3.75 CME Hours (HAAD) -

Dr. Osama Alalla (Ministry of Education Dubai, UAE)

13:30 17:30

Workshop 2: Basic Life Support – Certified by American Heart Association (AHA)

Mr. Onil Joseph V. Esperida (Praxis Health Services, UAE)