Saudi conference on young people's health this week

The 10th International Symposium for the Saudi Society of Family and Community Medicine is upcoming. This Conference is to be held in Riyadh on 19-21 March 2013.

The theme for this symposium is Young people health; It is first time that our Society is organizing such large international symposium and an exceptional level. Speakers both local & international, are key figures in this hot and very important topic and are welling to give their maximum effort in raising the awareness for this newly emerged medical specialty.

All medical professional are expected to attend from the kingdom and the GCC region plus few coming for abroad. The attendees shall be awarded with thirty (30) CME hours accredited by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) for the main Symposium plus additional (8) hours for the additional workshops in the parallel sessions.

The morning program is intended to be a general experts presentations from their personal experience and researches, implemented to cover all those subjects related to young people heath from its general prospect and tackling the most sensitive and dynamic topics in this specialty, such as Transition of care, Chronic diseases, Reproductive health, Life style and the new Technologies, the heath Systems and legislations related to Young people and their Psychosocial difficulties.

The Scientific committee have worked hard to make the program set up with the objectives as such to update the healthcare professionals on the major topics of the Symposium, also to promote the communication and networking among the attendees and the international expertise at local, regional and international levels, as well as to offer recommendations in regard to the best clinical practice.

When designing the schedule of the program the scientific committee made all effort to make all educational formats available to the audience including plenary lectures, lectures, workshops, and meet the expert plus round table discussions.

The recommendation of this symposium shall be very practical, time framed and sound prove. Once formulated it well be raised to higher authorities for discussion and implementation.

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