Program

Thursday | 24th January 2019

Interventional Procedures for Lung Diseases

Time Topics Presenter
09:00am | 12:30pm Basic Diagnostic Fiber-Optic Bronchoscopy with Video Display Prof. Atul Mehta
Medical Thoracoscope Dr. Dherar Shehab
Endobronchial-Ultrasound Transbronchial Needle Aspiration (Ebus-TBNA) Dr. Hisham Abdul Sattar
Coffee Break  
Ultrasound Training for Chest Tube Insertion TBA
Endoscopic Volume Reduction TBA

Treating Tobacco Defendants

Dr. Firas Hawari (Global Bridges) and Group - King Hussain Cancer Center (Jordan)

Time Topics Presenter
01:00pm | 05:00pm The Cure for Tobacco Dependence  
Tobacco Dependence Treatment in NCDS  
The Smoker Experience  
Principles of Pharmacotherapy in TDT  
Coffee Break  
Principles of Motivational Intervention  
Case Studies  

Friday | 25th January 2019 - COPD Day

08:00am | 09:00am
Registration
Session Moderators | Prof. Mohamed Al-Hajjaj - Dr. Mousa Khedada
09:00am | 09:25am

COPD in 2019

Prof. Nicola Hanania
09:25am | 09:50am

What will COPD look like in 2030

Prof. Russel Richard
09:50am | 10:00am
Q&A
10:00am | 11:00am
Opening Ceremony and Coffee Break
Session Moderators | Dr. Bassam Mahboub - Prof. Adnan Abul
11:00am | 11:25am

Personalized therapy for COPD

Prof. Russel Richard
11:25am | 11:50am

ICS in COPD

Prof. Alberto Papi
11:50am | 12:00pm
Q&A
12:00pm | 01:00pm
Prayer Time & Lunch Break
Session Moderators | Prof. Ashraf Al Zaabi - Dr. Saleh Al Mutairi
01:00pm | 01:25pm

Smoking Cessation in Obstructive Pulmonary Disease: A Moral Obligation

Dr. Firas Hawari
01:25pm | 01:50pm

Infections and COPD Exacerbation

Prof. Alberto Papi
01:50pm | 02:15pm

Bronchoscopic Intervention in Severe COPD

Prof. Atul Mehta
02:15pm | 02:40pm

Comorbidities in COPD

Prof. Nicola Hanania
02:40pm | 02:50pm
Q&A
02:50pm | 03:10pm
Coffee & Prayer Time
Session Moderators | Dr. Omar Al Rawas - Dr. Mohamed Al Shamari
03:10pm | 03:35pm

Non Pharmacological Treatment in COPD

Prof. Mohamed Al Moamary
03:35pm | 04:00pm

COPD in Pharmacy Care

Dr. Mohamed Al Shamri
04:00pm | 004:20pm

NIV and Sleep in COPD

TBA
04:20pm | 04:45

Smoking Related Radiological Changes

TBA
04:45pm| 05:00pm
Q&A

Saturday | 26th January 2019 - Asthma

08:00am | 09:00am
Registration
Session Moderators | Riyadh - Bahrain - Kuwait
09:00am | 09:25am

Pathophysiology of Asthma and the Difference between Mild and Severe Asthma

Prof. Qutayba Hamid
09:25am | 09:50am

Trends in Asthma Hospitalization and Mortality in Kuwait in 2000-2014

Prof. Adnan Abul
09:50am | 10:15am

Management of Unexplained Chronic Cough

Prof. Mohamed Al-Hajjaj
10:15am | 10:25am
Q&A
10:25am | 10:35am
Coffee Break
Session Moderators | Dr. Nasser Al Busaidi
10:35am | 11:00am

ACO

Prof. Jose Jardim
11:00am | 11:25am

Strategy of Asthma Management in Primary Care

Dr. Shadha Al Raisi
11:25am | 11:50am

Allergic Profiles of Asthma Patients in Kuwait

Dr. Mona Al Ahmad
11:50am | 12:00pm
Q&A
12:00pm | 01:00pm
Prayer Time & Lunch Break
Session Moderators | Prof. Mohamed Al Moamary
01:00pm | 01:25pm

Options Treatment in Mild Asthma

Prof. Alberto Papi
01:25pm | 01:50pm

Inhalers in Asthma: Getting it Right

Prof. Russel Richard
01:50pm | 02:15pm

Biological Treatment for Severe Asthma

Dr. Bassam Mahboub
02:15pm | 02:40pm

Personalized Treatment for Asthma

Prof. Ashraf Al Zaabi
02:40am | 02:50pm
Q&A
02:50pm | 03:10pm
Coffee & Prayer Time
Session Moderators | Riyad Al Halila
03:10pm | 03:35pm

Real Life Asthma Cases

Dr. Mona Al Ahmad
03:35pm | 04:00pm

Obesity and Asthma

Prof. Nicola Hanania
04:00pm | 04:20pm

TBA

TBA
04:20pm | 04:45pm

Relvar: Superiority in Asthma Control

Prof. Jose Jardim (GSK Symposium)
04:45pm | 05:00pm
Q&A