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           The 6th Alexandria Diabetes Days
                      ( Alexandria , Egypt 18-21 April 2009 )


                                     Including
I-         International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
       The Middle East and North Africa Region ( MENA)
        Regional Workshop on Implementation of UN Resolution
                 As National Diabetes Programmes

II-     Recent Updates in Care and Prevention of Diabetes

III-    Nurse Leadership Course in Diabetes Education

IV-    Training Course in Practical Aspects in Diabetic Foot Care


             Venue : Hotel Azur - Alexandria , Egypt


                             Hosted and organized by
                     The Egyptian Diabetes Association

                                     Chairman
                                 Prof. Morsi Arab
                            Chair of IDF-MENA Region


                                     Patrons
                  H/E Minister of Health and Population
                              Prof. Hatem El Gabaly

                        H /E Governor of Alexandria
                               General Adel Labib
                         Message from the Chairman

It is great pleasure that the Egyptian Diabetes Association is collaborating with the
Regional Office of the Middle East and North Africa Region of the International
Diabetes Federation , to organize a group of important activities in the city of
Alexandria . These activities will follow the annual meeting of the MENA Regional
Council .Delegates from allover the MENA Region shall therefore be the active
speakers at a workshop that will design an action plan to transfer the
recommendations of the United Nations Resolution on Diabetes into
implementation procedures at both regional and national levels .

Updates in diabetes care and diabetes prevention , together with two training
courses for physicians and nurses ,are intended to enrich this MENA regional
activity with additional scientific and clinical applications .

The International Diabetes Federation , represented by its current Leaderships:
President , Prof. Martin Silink and President Elect , Prof. J.C. Mbanya are deeply
concerned with an evolutional development of the IDF and an active
implementation of the much valued global awareness that was created by the
declaration of the UN Resolution . Therefore , this regional activity is getting their
strong support

The events and procedures to take place in Alexandria are much hoped to be a
constructive landmark in this direction .


                                  Prof. Morsi Arab
                     President, Egyptian Diabetes Association
               Chair , Middle East and North Africa ( MENA) Region
                  of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF)
                   Meeting of the MENA Regional Council



Date: 17 April 2009
Venue: Hotel Azur
Attended by : Delegates from all MENA Region IDF Member Associations.



       The Middle East and North Africa Region ( MENA)
         Workshop on Implementation of the UN Resolution
                as National Diabetes Programmes



Date: 18 April 2009

Venue: Hotel Azur –Alexandria

Invited attendees and Speakers :

Representatives of National Associations of the MENA Region – Representatives of
all constituents of the diabetes caring community
( Government, Health Care Personnels , Community Leaders , People with diabetes
and families Friends , Media ….etc)

Objective: to identify elements of the National Diabetes Program , roles of different
constituents from the community, planning procedures for implementation of the
recommendations of the UN Resolution on Diabetes .

Endorsed : by IDF Global

Sponsored : by Grant from the IDF / Merck Agreement for Regional Implementation
of the UN resolution .

Scientific Committee : M. Arab , S. Shera, A . Ben Nakhi , M. Sandid ,
S. Buserwil , O. Mekki , M. El Hajeri , M. Al Zaheri , Z. Atef , A. El Sayed

Organizing Committee: A . kamran , N. Sneige , M. Arouj , A. Al Hamaq , M. lamki , A.
Al Medani , A. El Sherif , F. El Sewi .
        Recent Updates in Care and Prevention of Diabetes



Date: 19 April 2009
Venue: Hotel Azur , Alexandria

Registration : Open to participants from all MENA Countries
                ( please refer to Registration Form )

Speakers : by invitation from the Scientific Committee

Topics : innovative methods in diabetes care and management - recent
advances in scientific developments.

Free presentations : may also be accepted from registered attendees .

Scientific Committee : A. El Sayed , M. Rifaie , N. Lachine , M. Kamel ,
                         F. El Sewi
Organizing Committee : M. Arab , A. El Sherif , M. Samir
THE NURSE LEADERSHIP COURSE IN NATIONAL DIABETES
EDUCATION ORGANIZATION

Date   : 19 th April 2009

Venue : Hotel Azur and Suzan Mubarak Education Center , Alexandria

Topics : Design of education courses at national levels -objectives -
strategies -evaluation of performance - administrative skills .

Attendees : Applicants for attending the course must fulfill the
            following criteria :
            1. being professionally and actively involved
                in diabetes education .
            2. previous attendance of one of the IDF Regional
                Touring Education workshops in own country.
            3 . Written endorsement from the president of the
                national association testifying active and committed
                involvement in the field of national education in the
                future.
Grants : Accepted candidates shall be legible to receive a grant from
the MENA Regional Funds to cover inclusively all registration fees ,
accommodation for 2-3 nights and partial reimbursement of air travel
( not exceeding 100 USD for Egyptians and 450 USD for non Egyptians . )

N.B. complementary financial support is to be covered by the national
member association or other sponsors .

Dead Time for applications; 1st March 2009
Training Course –Practical Aspects in Diabetic Foot-Care


Venue : Hotel Azur and Alexandria Medical City Hospital

Topics: Pathophysiology of diabetic foot, Foot injuries, weight bearing and walking
dynamics , Footwear , vascular , plastic and orthopoedic Surgery , Hyper baric oxygen
therapy .

Attendees : Health Care Persons involved in management of the diabetic foot.

Grants: A limited number of accepted candidates shall be legible to receive an
educational grant from the MENA Regional fund to cover inclusively the registration
fees , accommodation for 2-3 nights and partial reimbursement of air travel ( not
exceeding 100 USD for Egyptians and , and 450 USD for non –Egyptians ).
Faculty Speakers : by invitations from the scientific committee .

(N.B. : Please refer to and fill the registration and accommodation forms).
                    The 6th Alexandria Diabetes Days
                                    Registration form




Name:…………………………………………………………………………
Affiliation:……………………………………………………………………..
Address :………………………………………………………………………
City:……………………………………Country:…………………………….
e-mail:…………………………………………………………………………
Tel. :……………………………………Fax:…………………………………



I intend to attend the following events

   1- The MENA Regional Council (17th April)                
   2- The Regional Workshop on UN Resolution
       Implementation ( 18th April )                        
   3- The Diabetes Update Course ( 19th April )             
   4- The Nurse Leadership Course ( 19th April )            
   5- The Foot Care Course ( 19th April )                   




Date :……………                                   Signature :…………….

Registration fees :
 - For Diabetes Updates Course…………              100 USD
 - Nurse Leadership Course……………..                40 USD
 - Foot Care Course ………………………                    60 USD

Dead time for pre-registration : 30 March 2009.
On-site Registration is subject to strict limitations
                        Accommodation Request
I need accommodation at
- Hotel Azur ( venue for the meetings )…………………120 USD /night

- Other Hotels:
     (…………)                                      80 USD / night
     ( …………)                                      40 USD / night

Confirmation of accommodation shall be made only after down payment .
( not less than one night payment )
Arrival Date: …………………………….. Flight details :…………………………
Departure Date :…………………………. Flight details :…………………………
Selected Hotel :………………………………………………………………………
Number of hotel /nights………………………………………………………..
Room Type :         Single …………….. Double ……………………


Name:………………………………………………………………………..
e-mail: ……………………………………………………………………….
Date :…………………………………………………………………………
Signature :
                            General Information

Congress Secretariat :
Please contact

I. The Egyptian Diabetes Association :
     Postal Address: 40 , Safeya Zaghloul str. – Alexandria , Egypt
     e-mail: morsiarab@dataxprs.com.eg
     Tel.: 203- 5439928           Fax.: 203-5431698
Web site : www.idf-mena.org


II. MENA Regional Office :

MENA Regional Manager : Dr. Ali El Sherif
Assistant Regional Manager : Mrs. Manal Samir

Air Travel :
   Official Carrier : Egypt Air
    Transportation : from Cairo Airport to Alexandria is organized at request .

Social Program and Post Congress Tours
 - Bibliotheca Alexandrina
 - Alexandria City Tour
 - Visits to Rashid ( Rosetta ) , Alamein , Siwa Oasis


 Travel Agent :
  ANNIE TRAVEL
 Anahid Khorassandjian (Annie)
 Managing Director
 30, Ahmed Orabi Street ,P.O.Box 935
 Alexandria ,EGYPT
 Tel: +203 4870007 +203 4870008
 Fax: +203 4875586
 Mobile: +2012 218 554 77
 e-mail: annie@dataxprs.com.eg




Bank: all payments for registration and or accommodation should be made to
the account of the Egyptian Diabetes association # 200 601 13370
Banque du Caire Sisostris –Alexandria – Egypt

Swift Code : BCAIEG CX200

				
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