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Symposium On Global Healthcare

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Oakville Conference & Banquet Centre

2515 Wyecroft Road

Oakville, ON L6L 6P8

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The Symposium on Global Healthcare will present state of the art lectures on the management of common global health care issues. This year the program provides updates on diabetes and obesity as well as the benefits of bariatric surgery. We will also present on the acute management of trauma as well as the impact of trauma on children and posttraumatic stress syndrome. Our speakers are leading national and international experts and the program will be of great interest to both primary care as well as medical and surgical specialists. Allied health care professionals are also most welcome. An application has been made for Mainpro+ credits

Learning Objective:

At the end of the conference, the participants will be able to understand and implement advances in the diagnosis and management of common global health problems.

Target Audience:

Family physicians, medical and surgical specialists, physician assistants, all primary health care providers, residents, office nurses, registered nurses, and nurse practitioners

The event will be hosted by UOSSM-Canada, a leading registered charity in conflict settings. UOSSM is committed to advancing the science and practice of humanitarian medical relief, by showcasing the latest research, technology, and practices in the field. We look forward to welcoming informative guest speakers and physicians of all specialties, nurse practitioners, nurses, pharmacists, physician assistants, aid workers, students, and administrators.

About UOSSM:

The Union of Medical Care and Relief Organizations (UOSSM) was founded in France in 2012 with the goal of providing impartial aid to people in conflict zones regardless of race, religion or political affiliation. UOSSM is the second largest national medical NGO inside Syria with over 2,000 staff on the ground. UOSSM operates hospitals, primary healthcare centres, mobile clinics, mental health centres, training, child protection and conducts innovative healthcare research.

Agenda:
8:00 am to 12:00 pm

Session 1: Penetrating wound injuries - Acute management
Session 2: Complex wounds - Tips for management
Session 3: Obesity - Pathophysiology and management
Session 4: Bariatric surgery - Approaches and benefits
Session 5: Type 2 diabetes, New drugs for an old disease - Navigating an evidence-based treatment approach
Session 6: Post-traumatic stress disorder: Emotional challenges faced by children in conflict settings
Session 7: Real-time video consultation and use of telemedicine to support isolated care centres

UOSSM Canada Annual General Meeting & Buffet Lunch:
12:00 pm to 2:00 pm







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Oakville Conference & Banquet Centre

2515 Wyecroft Road

Oakville, ON L6L 6P8

Canada

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