Date: 26th Sept 2018 – 29th Sept 2018
Category: Healthcare & Pharma
Obesity is rising and the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) brings experts in metabolic and bariatric surgery together to offer awareness, discuss and collaborate to develop scientific solutions to the pandemic.
The 23rd World Congress International federation for the surgery of obesity and metabolic disorders will take place at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The scientific program is all set to include assessments in bariatric care, enhancing availability to care, the state of patient psychology and the patient’s support system, as well as surgery and direct medical interventions. Anaesthesiologists, endocrinologists, gastroenterologists, dieticians, bariatric nurses and students will share their views about advancements and challenges in this field through live demos, topic debates and interactive presentations.
2018 World IFSO Congress will be held in Dubai from September 26th to 29th. Dubai is the tourism and commercial capital of the Arabian Gulf states, a fusion between East and West will combines ancient heritage and modern living. Dubai is continuously gaining importance as a touristic, economic and scientific top location and will host World Expo 2020. Many sources consider Dubai one of the best places to live in the Middle East. Dubai airport is an important destination for many airlines uniting destinations in East and West. As a consequence, the 2018 world IFSO Congress venue is reachable from most cities across the world. Participants to the congress are going to enjoy a scientific programme focusing on the widest assortment of topics in the field of adiposity based chronic diseases, through postgraduate courses, symposia, expert talks and video and pre-recorded operations.
The focus of the Congress is to educate and to unite across country borders health care professionals from various specialisms, in their fight against the adiposity epidemic. The International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO) is a federation composed of 63 official national associations of bariatric surgeons and individual members. IFSO’s Mission is to Unify the Global Scientific, Surgical and Integrated Health Communities, for the Purpose of Dissemination of Knowledge, Collaboration and Establishing Universal Standards of Care for the Treatment of Individuals with Adiposity-Based Chronic Disease.
The main focus of IFSO is the optimisation of the treatment of severely obese patients bringing together surgeons and allied health professionals. IFSO is committed to the creation of a global system for accreditation of bariatric centres and individual surgeons. IFSO’s main activity is the organization of the yearly World Congress, which provides a forum to exchange knowledge on surgical treatment of severely obese patients, to present new techniques, research and concepts, and to meet the experts in the field.
For more information please visit www.ifso2018.com
Dubai World Trade Centre
Sheikh Zayed Rd
Dubai – United Arab Emirates.
Tel.: +971 4 332 1000
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