Both Iran and Iraq continue to have
escalating health problems.
The recent earthquake in Bam, in southern Iran, has also seen severe shortages of doctors and medicines with most survivors currently living in the open without shelter.
Dr Fawzi Abdulla Ameen, from Bahrain has been honoured by Wonca as the Global Doctor of the Month for January 2004. Dr Ameen was honoured for his ongoing commitment to the development of family medicine in the region.
The first session of the Middle-East Academy for Medicine of Ageing, the MEAMA, started with a focus on demographic aspects in the region and the problems the participants meet in their own countries related to the services for health related problems in older people.
An EBM Conference and workshop will be held at the King Abdulaziz Medical City, Riyadh March 13-16 2004. For details and submission of abstracts go to: www.ngha.med.sa
The IIR organised exhibition and conference programme – to be held at the Dubai International Exhibition Centre (DIEC) from January 18-21, 2004. Click here for more details.
9 & 10, 2004, Crowne Plaza Hotel – Jeddah
The Conference Registration Form including Bank details is now online at: http://www.commongood.info/registration2004.html and a link has been added to the 2004 Conference Announcement at our website. http://commongood.info