Under the Patronage of His Excellency Sheikh Dr. Basel Humoud Al-Sabah, Minister of Health

GGSD Board Members


Abdulrazzak Almadani
President
UAE
Dr.Monira Al Arouj
Conference President
Kuwait


  • Chairperson of Organizing Committee
  • Chairperson of Scientific Committee
  • Consultant Phsycian, Diabetologist
  • Head of Clinical Trial Unit at Dasman Diabetes Institute
  • Founding Member of Kuwait Diabetes Society
  • Founding Member the Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes (GGSD)
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Abdulaziz Altwaim
KSA
Abdullah Al hamaq
Qatar


  • Dr. Al-Hamaq received his Master Degree in Public Health , from school of Medicine and Health Sciences, George Washington University .USA , and his PH.D in the field of Public Health , from University of Westminster ,London UK.
  • Currently he is the Executive Director of Qatar Diabetes Association- Qatar Foundation for Education, Science and Community Development.
  • A fellow of Royal Society for Public Health (FRSPH) .
  • Member of the Advisory Committee - Colleage of Health Science – Qatar University.
  • Member of Qatar National Diabetes Strategy Committee.
  • Member of the American Diabetes Association (ADA) .
  • Member of the European Association for the Study of Diabetes (EASD)the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists(AACE) .
  • The General Secretary for the Gulf Group for the Study of Diabetes (GGSD )
  • Dr. Al-Hamaq Participates in research activities with weill Cornell Medical College and Hamad Medical Corporation in the field of Diabetes , most of these studies have been published in international Journals.
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Abdullah Bennakhi
Kuwait
Ali Alqarni
KSA
Dr. Buthaina Alowinati
Qatar


  • MD, CABM, FACE, graduated from King Faisal University, College of Medicine & Medical Sciences, in 1993.
  • Dr. Buthaina joined in the Department of Medicine in 1994 as a resident, in Arab Board Internal Medicine Training Program, Hamad Medical Corporation. Joined in the Department of Medicine, Division of Endocrinology and Diabetes in 2000 and currently working as a Sr. Consultant in the same division.
  • Also, she has been awarded Advanced life support Provider course in 2000, Arab Board of Medical Specialized in 2001 and FACE in 2012. She has been Graduated as Fellow American Clinical Endocrinologistin 2012, Faculty Member in Weill Cornell Medical College in Qatar.
  • Dr. Buthaina is interested in clinical works and in research.
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Fatheya Alawadi
UAE


  • Consultant Endocrinologist & the Head of the Endocrine Department-Dubai Hospital.
  • Chairperson of Diabetes Combat and Control Committee – DHA
  • Member of National Diabetes Committee
  • General Secretary of EDS
  • Senior Lecturer at Dubai Medical College
  • Host examiner for MRCP, PACES exam.
  • Actively involved in various studies in diabetes and endocrinology with several publications in the field of diabetes and Ramadan
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Feryal Alsaber
Bahrain
Jawad Allawati
Oman


  • Dr Jawad Al-Lawati completed his medical degree at the University of Glasgow and obtained his Masters of Public Health from Johns Hopkins School of Public Health. Since 1998 he has been working in the field of non-communicable diseases (NCD) in the MOH of Oman including National Diabetes Programme. He is the previous director of NCD department. His work has been on integrating NCD programmes such as the national diabetes programme in primary care services, strengthening cancer surveillance and palliative care, as well as work on the epidemiology of diabetes cardiovascular risk factors in Oman. Currently, he serves as the a senior consultant in the Ministry of Health in Oman and the rapporteur of the National Tobacco Control Committee.
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Jumaa Alkaabi
UAE
Mariam Alhajri
Bahrain
Mohammed Allamki
Oman
Naji Aljuhani
KSA
Obaid Almutairi
Kuwait
Rabea Alhajeri
Bahrain


  • Presently serves as Consultant Family Physician and Diabetologist and She is the director of Dr Rabaa Alhajeri center for Family medicine and Diabetes & a lecturer and examiner in the Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland.
  • Dr. Rabea Alhajeri holds a Bachelor degree in Medicine, Irish Board in Family Practice, Arab Board in Family Medicine, and Diploma and Master degree in Diabetes.
  • She was a coordinator of central diabetes clinic in Primary Health Care and Public Health at Ministry of health from 2010 – 2015 Along with her 15-years-of-experience in Medicine, Dr. Al Hajeri a member in Bahrain Diabetes Society and aboard member in gulf group for study of Diabetes also Dr Rabea took part in numerous programs for promoting health care and diabetes awareness. Furthermore, she organized and facilitated various seminars and workshops in Diabetes prevention and complications.
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Sara Darwish
Qatar

Conference Secretariat


MCI Middle East
United Arab Emirates
Tel: +971 4 311 6300
Fax: +971 4 311 6301
Email : ggsd@mci-group.com

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