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International Annual Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health 2018

Mar 15 - 16, 2018   |   Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi  United Arab Emirates
Organized by : MENA Conference
Specialties : Nutrition   |   Health Informatics
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Conference Summary

International Annual Conference on Vitamin D Deficiency and Human Health is organized by MENA Conference and will be held during Mar 15 - 16, 2018 at Jumeirah At Etihad Towers, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.

The target audience for this medical event is Young and brilliant researchers, All healthcare professionals, Clinicians, Family physicians, Pediatricians, Gynecologists, Obstetricians, Scientists, General practitioners, Orthopedics, Surgeons, Midwives, Technologists, Pharmacists, Nutritionists, Dieticians, Nurses, Professors, Medical Students.

Conference Description :
Evidence has shown that adequate levels of Vitamin D may prevent multiple bone disorders such as rickets in children; and Osteoporosis, Osteomalacia, Osteopenia, in adults. Vitamin D Deficiency is thought to be a widespread public health problem globally; being more prevalent in places with limited sun exposure and in sunny countries like United Arab Emirates and the whole of Middle East.

Despite the numerous studies about the association between vitamin D and different health outcomes, there are still controversies defining the adequate vitamin D status, daily intake and the potential adverse health consequences of its deficiency. To date, there are various reports signifying vitamin D deficiency impact in autoimmune processes, several cancers, cardiovascular diseases, obesity, metabolic syndrome, neurological disorders, and pregnancy complications; however conclusive evidence about a causal relationship is still missing.

The main theme of the conference this year is “Vitamin D Deficiency from Prevention to Treatment”. The meeting will focus on the latest research and clinical practice of vitamin D and its impact on human health throughout the life cycle. The program will include state of the art lectures on recent updates in the early detection, prevention, diagnosis and treatment of vitamin D deficiency and its role to human health.

Prominent national And international speakers and leading experts from various specialties will provide comprehensive, up-to-date, research-based answers to the most frequent questions that arise at patient's bedside in everyday practice. We believe this event will be an important meeting point to inspire and connect.

We encourage you to join us for one of the exciting events we are planning, and experience firsthand the pride we take to improve the health for our people in the UAE and the region.

Conference Objectives are :

• Define the mechanism of Vitamin D metabolism
• Discuss the serious global problem of Vitamin D deficiency
• Diagnose Vitamin D deficiency/insufficiency
• List the indications for testing of Vitamin D
• Describe the commonly used methods for measurement of Vitamin D
• Demonstrate complications of Vitamin D deficiency
• Evaluate the correlation of multiple diseases and Vitamin D deficiency
• Describe testing and treatment of Vitamin D deficiency
• Explain recommendations for intake

Additional details will be posted as soon as they are available.


Nahla Elamin
Nahla Elamin


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Contact No. +971 2 4919888,
+971 565033749,
+971 2 304 1111
jerico@menaconf.com, mensocialmedia@vpshealth.com

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Venue Address

Jumeirah At Etihad Towers
Etihad Towers,West Corniche
Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

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Grand Millennium Al Wahda Hotel Apartments
1.2 miles from venue
Marriott Executive Apartments Downtown Abu Dhabi
1.23 miles from venue

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