Agenda

Location: Ritz Carlton, Doha

Day 1
07:45 – 08:30 Registration
08:30 – 09:05 Welcome and Keynote Address
  • Patron Speech
  • Global Diabetes Pandemic
  • World Health Organization Perspective
  • International Cooperation in Healthcare
09:05 – 09:20 Break
09:20 - 09:50 Panel Discussion
09:50 – 11:20 Burden of Disease
  • Global Burden of Non-Communicable Diseases
  • Burden of Disease in Qatar
  • Burden of Disease in the Gulf Region
  • Q&A Session
11:20 – 12:20 Lunch and Prayers
12:20 – 13:35 Fundamentals for Preventing Diabetes
  • Fundamentals of Fighting Diabetes
  • Societal and Cultural Causes of Diabetes
  • The Hong Kong Experience
  • Qatar’s National Health Strategy and National Diabetes Strategy:
  • Q&A Session
13:35 – 14:05 Break
14:05 – 15:15 Partnerships
  • Working Together to Prevent Diabetes
  • Partnerships Models
  • World Diabetes Foundation Partnerships
  • Action on Diabetes Partnership
  • Introduction to the Diabetes Alliance
  • Q&A Session
15:15 – 15:30 Day 1 Closing
Day 2
09:00 - 10:00 Workshop 1 - Burden of Disease
09:00 - 10:00 Workshop 2 - Diabetes Alliance Session
10:00 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 12:00 Diabetes Strategy Part 1
  • Awareness and Prevention
  • Capacity and Capability Building
12:00 - 13:00 Lunch and Prayers
13:00 - 14:30 Diabetes Strategy Part 2
  • Screening
  • Research
14:30 - 15:00 Break
15:00 - 15:30 Forum Close