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Health Affairs Advisor to Open Oman International Nephrology Conference

Health Affairs Advisor to Open Oman International Nephrology Conference

Health Affairs Advisor to Open Oman International Nephrology Conference


H.E. Dr. Sultan Ya’rub Al Busaidi, Ministry of Health’s Advisor for Health Affairs will inaugurate tomorrow evening Thursday at Hormuz Grand Hotel the first Oman International Nephrology Conference that is organized by the Nephrology Department at the Royal Hospital (RH).

The conference is expected to witness a participation of more than 270 medical and assistant medical concerned with renal care from the Sultanate’s different Health Institutions, as well as from Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH), private sector, in addition to other participants from the Gulf Cooperation Council Countries.

The conference is hosting prominent international consultants and experts in Nephrology from the Sultanate as well as Lebanon, United States of America, Canada, England, France, Italy, India, and Iran.  

The Oman International Nephrology Conference is held with the objective of upgrading the participants’’ scientific level in the field of Nephrology and Transplantation through viewing the latest advancements and techniques used in diagnosis and treatment domains.

The conference’s sessions involve various scientific lectures that address number of aspects related to nephrology including updates in the diagnostic and therapeutic approaches in Kidney Diseases (KDs), in addition to peritoneal dialysis and haemodialysis. Moreover, lectures will review compatibility in Kidney transplantation and post-transplantation problems.

Lectures on Friday includes latest update in Membranous Glomerulonephritis,    classification and management of IgA Nephropathy, challenges related to kidney diseases, Pathophysiology and management of focal segmental glomerulosclerosis (FSGS), and the history of Genetic diseases of the kidneys in Oman. Furthermore, diagnosis and management of Hepatitis C in Kidney disease, Hyperfiltration and renal disease progression in Diabetes, as well as Recurrence of Glomerulonephritis after transplantation will be underlined.        

The most important last day lectures highlight the techniques and utility of human leukocyte antigen (HLA) and Antibody detection, in addition to Anemia in Chronic Kidney Diseases (CKD).

Additionally, the conference discusses with the international experts some of difficult medical cases in the field of kidney and kidney transplantation, and the various challenges faced by the Nephrologists in the Sultanate aiming at developing solutions based on global visions and strategies thus improving the care of the renal patients in Oman for better quality of life.

The conference will be accompanied by exhibition for pharmaceutical and medical equipment companies that display various medical products related to Nephrology.