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    The Health Establishement of The Druze Community

     Second Elderly Conference

    Preventive Strategies for the Elderly in the Preventive Strategies for the Elderly in the Preventive Strategies for the Elderly in the

    Third Millennium Third Millennium Third Millennium

    October 17 18, 2003

    Ain Wazein Hospital El- Chouf Lebanon

    In Collaboration with

    Centre Hospitalier de Versailles (France)

    Lebanese Geriatric Society

    Groupe Hospitalier Broca La Roche Foucauld (France)

     Dr. Zuheir El Imad

     Dr. Shawkat Al Beayni

     CHAIR: Dr. Farid Kerbaj

     SECRETARY Ms. Noha Fayyad

     MEMBER Dr. Bourhan A.Hamdan : Mr. Ghassan Al Beayni

     Dr. Akram Fatayri Dr. Osmat Hassanieh

     Dr. Linda Tarabey Dr. Wafaa Hamadeh

     Ms. Wafaa Abdel Samad

     Ms. Maha Debian Mr. Ghazi Saab

     CHAIR: Dr. Husam Ghusn

     SECRETARY: Miss Ghada Kanssou

     MEMBERS: Dr. Faisal Abou Fakher Dr. Fadi Al Jerdi

     Dr. Said Mahmoud Dr. Maroun Abou Nader

     Dr. Ghazi Hassan Dr. Nasser Al Hassanieh

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     Mrs. Noha Aoudeh Dr. Nasser Abi Ghanem

     Mrs. Amal RasamniCHAIR:

     MEMBERS: Mrs. Samar Harmoush Mr. Samir Abou Chakra

     Mr. Adnan Ghanem Dr. Walid Khattar

     Mrs. Nawal Shamss Ms. Wafaa Abdel Samad

     Mrs. Zeina El Eid Mrs. Amal Morcel

     Ms. Soha Karameh

     Ms. Zeina Karameh

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Session I: PREVENTION OF DEMENTIA

Moderators: Nadim Al Halabi, MD Nabil Naja, MD

     Early diagnosis of Dementia 09:00 09:20

     Shawkat Beayni, MD (Lebanon)

The Role of vascular risk factors for the development of 09:20 09:40

     dementia

     Olivier Hanon, MD (France)

    Stroke risk reduction among hypertensive elders beyond 09:40 10:00

    blood pressure control.

     Muscat Baron, MD (UAE)

     Interrelationship between nutrition and dementia 10:00 10:20

     Philip Avril, MD (France)

     Discussion 10:20 10:40

     Coffee Break (Offered by HEC) 10:40 11:00

    Session II: PREVENTION OF CARDIOVASCULAR DISORDERS

    Moderators: Joseph Elias, MD - Bourhan Abou Hamdan, MD

     Heart protection strategies in the new millennium with 11:00 11:20

     lipid lowering therapy.

     Muscat Baron, MD (UK)

     11:20 11:40 Prescribing and monitoring exercise in the elderly

     Elie Chekrallah, MD (Lebanon)

     11:40 12:00 Management of hypertension in the prevention of

     cardiovascular disease, stroke & dementia in the elderly

     Adel Berbari, MD (Lebanon)

     12:00 12:20 Assessment and rehabilitation of heart functions in the elderly

     Nadim Timani, MD (Lebanon)

     12:20 12:40 Discussion

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     02:00 Lunch Break (Offered by Alfa Laboratories) 12:40

    Session III: PREVENTION OF MUSCULOSKELETAL DISORDERS

    IN THE ELDERLY

    Moderators: Rabih Makarem, MD Abdel Fattah Al Masri, MD

     Risk assessment of osteoporosis 02:00 02:20

     Hassan Awada, MD (Lebanon)

     Strategies to reduce fracture risk in the elderly 02:20 02:40

     Dennis Kreptul, MD (Saudi-Arabia)

     Fall prevention strategies 02:40 03:00

     Husam Ghusn, MD (Lebanon)

    Prevention of secondary complications of arthritis in the 03:00 03:20

     elderly

     Thuraya Arayssi, MD (Lebanon)

     Discussion 03:20 03:40

    OPENING CEREMONY

     Opening Ceremony (Offered by?) 04:00 05:00

     Welcome Reception

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    Session I: NEUROLOGICAL DISORDERS IN THE ELDERLY

    Moderators: Sami Tomeh, MD - Maroun Abi Nader, MD

     Primary prevention of stroke: Risk factors 09:00 09:20

     Adnan Awada, MD (Lebanon)

    Cholesterol lowering strategies in treatment of vascular and 09:20 - 09:40

     Alzheimers dementia.

     Mona Rida, MD (Egypt)

     Progress in the battle against stroke 09:40 10:00

     Sami Abdel Malek, MD (Lebanon)

     Treatment of epilepsy in the elderly 10:00 10:20

     Ley Sander, MD (UK)

     Discussion 10:20 10:40

     Coffee Break (Offered by Bee Pharma) 10:40 11:00

    Session II: PREVENTION OF DEMENTIA: EPIDEMIOLOGY

     AND RISK FACTORS OF ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE

    Moderators: Elie Estephan MD Faysal Abou Fakher, MD

     Epidemiology and risk factors of Alzheimer’s disease 11:00 11:20

     Zuheir Al-Kawi, MD (KSA)

11:20 11:40 Alzheimer’s disease, from disease mechanism to therapeutic

    strategies

    Nabil Kitchener, MD (Egypt)

    Differential diagnosis of neurodegenerative disorders: Beside 11:40 12:00

     examination and neurodiagnostic testing

     Dr. Zeina El-Chemali (USA)

     Treatment of age related memory loss and dementia 12:00 12:20

     Hervé Allain, MD (France)

     Discussion 12:20 12:40

     Lunch Break (Offered by Asmar Medical) 12:40 02:00

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    Session III: SOCIO-ECONOMIC CHALLENGES OF ELDERLY

    CARE

Moderators: Husam Ghusn, MD Mr. Azzam Houri

     Prise en charge globale en filière gérontologique 02:00 02:20

     Mr. Antoine De Tovar (France)

     Aging in Lebanon: Current issues and future challenges 02:20 02:40

     Salim Adib, MD (Lebanon)

     Behavioural disturbance in the elderly 02:40 03:00

     Sylvie Haulon, MD (France)

    Preventing institutionalization: defining and achieving 03:00 03:20

     desired outcomes of long term services in the community

     Habib Latiri, MD (Lebanon)

     Round Table Discussion 03:20 04:20

     Chairman: Dr. Walid Ammar

     Moderator: Dr. Shawkat Beayni

    Participants: Mr. Antoine de Tovar, Dr. Elie Estephan, Mr. Hazem Fanj, Dr. Husam Ghusn, Mr. Azzam Houri, Mrs.

     Nimat Kenaan, Dr. Habib Latiri,, Dr. Nabil Naja.

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     Nabil Kitchener, MD

     Consultant Neurologist & Psychiatrist,

     General Organization for Teaching Hospitals and Institutes& Mataryia

     Teaching Hospital

     Egypt

     Olivier Hanon, MD

     Praticien Hospitalier

     Service de Gériatrie du Pr Anne-Sophie

     Rigaud à l’Hôpital Broca

     France

     Muscat Baron, MD, FRCP

     Professor of Medicine

     Clinical Dean, Dubai Medical College

     United Arab

     Dr. Philip Avril

     International scientific and medical trainer,

     Pierre Fabre laboratories

     France

Dennis Kreptul, MD

     Chairman, Dept. of Family and Community Medicine

     King Fahad National Guard Hospital

     Riyadh, KSA

     Mona Rida , MD

     Psychiatric consultant in Ain Shams University

     Egypt

     Ley Sander, MD

     Professor of Neurology & Clinical Epilepsy

     Honorary Consultant Neurologist

     Treasurer - International League Against Epilepsy

     United Kingdom

     Zuheir Al-Kawi, MD

     Senior Consultant Neurologist

     KFSH&RC Riyadh

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     Saudi Arabia

     Zeina Al Chemali, MD

     Director, Neuropsychiatry

     Brigham Behavioral Neurology Group

     Memory disorders unit

     Brigham and women’s hospital

     Harvard Medical School - Boston

     United States of America

    Hervé Allain, PHD

     Neurologist and Professor of Pharmacology

     University and Medical School of Rennes

     France

    Mr. Antoine De Tovar

     Directeur, Centre Hospitalier de Versailles

     France

     Sylvie Haulon, MD

     Praticien hospitalier,

     Hôpital BROCA

     France

     Habib Latiri, MD

     WHO Representative in Lebanon

     Lebanon

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     Shawkat Beayni, MD

     Director, Elderly Care Center - Ain Wazein Hospital

     Neurologist- Ain Wazein Hospital

     Lebanon

     Elie Checrallah, MD

     Mount Lebanon

     Adel Berbari, MD

     Professor of Medicine

     Department of Internal Medicine

     American University of Beirut

     , MDNadim Timani

     Director of Special Care Unit

     Beirut General Hospital

     Past President of Lebanese Society of Cardiology and Cardiac Surgery

     Makassed Hospital

     Husam Ghusn, MD

     Acting Chairman Out Patient Department, Ain Wazein Hospital

     Geriatrician, Elderly Care Center, Ain Wazein Hospital

     Board Certified in Endocrinology, Metabolism and Geriatrics

     Thuraya Arayssi, MD

     Assistant Professor

     Head Division of Rheumatology

     Department of Internal Medicine

     American University of Beirut

     Adnan Awada, MD

     Consultant Neurologist

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     Hôtel-Dieu de France

     Sami Abdel Malek, MD

     Chairman of Medicine Department, Ain Wazein Hospital

     Clinical Associate, American University of Beirut

     Board Certified Internal Medicine and Neurology

     Salim Adib, MD

     Director of National non-communicable disease program (MOPH/WHO)

     Ministry of Health, Lebanon

     Mrs. Nimat Kenaan

     General Director, Ministry of Social Affairs

     Lebanon

     Walid Ammar, MD

     General Director, Ministry of Public Health

     Lebanon

     Nabil Naja, MD

     Geriatric sepcialist

     Dar AL Ajaza AL Islami

     Elie Estephan, MD

     Geriatric sepcialist

     St Geroges Hostpial

     Mr. Azzam Houri

     Director, Dar Al Ajaz Al Islami - Beirut

     Mr. Hazem Fanj

     Director, Dar Al Khad

    The geriatric medical center will be providing a three-month training course for nursing aids. This program is being carried out in collaboration with Broca Hospital.

    It aims at providing nurses’ aids with the educational and clinical skills required to take care of elderly patients. A certificate will be issued at the end of this training

    course. If you are interested in joining this program please call in to extension….

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