Global Technology Company WLL, Kuwait, in association with KREAD Foundation, Nagpur, India, and Al-Sabah Hospital, Kuwait, hosted a medical conference entitled 'Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery Conference' at Crowne Plaza Kuwait on Thursday, 8 January, 2015.
This day-long Conference was centrally organized in India by KREAD Foundation and involved beaming of live surgeries performed by renowned surgeons at Pune and Ahmedabad, and interactive Question & Answer sessions, simultaneously to five countries – India, Kuwait, Dubai, Bangladesh and Nepal.
Dr. Mohammed Al-Jarallah, former Health Minister of Kuwait & Head of Kuwait Chapter of Bariatric Congress, was the Chief Guest at the event, and Dr. Mubarak Al-Kandari, Head of Department of General Surgery and Urology, Al-Sabah Hospital, was the Guest of Honour.
Other dignitaries present were Dr. Gargi Jain, wife of the Ambassador of India, Mr. Ali Al-Zaben, Chairman of Global Technology Company, and Dr. Vinod K. Grover, President of Indian Doctors Forum in Kuwait. The Conference was attended by surgeons from Al-Sabah Hospital and other Government and private hospitals. Participating doctors will be awarded CME points by Al-Sabah Hospital. Advanced Technology Company, Kuwait was the main sponsor of the event.
This was the first of 6 to 8 such Conferences planned for 2015 by KREAD Foundation under its Medicon Series with the aim of providing Continuing Medical Education (CME) and sharing of Indian experience and expertise in the field of Medical Care with doctors in GCC and SAARC countries. The next Conference will be on Hip and Knee Replacement Surgery, followed by Intervention Cardiology Surgery. Global Technology Company is the Kuwait Learning Center for KREAD Foundation, and it will host all future Conferences held under the Medicon Series in Kuwait.