Dasman Diabetes Institute (DDI), founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences (KFAS), recently held a two-day workshop titled “Scientific Writing and Clinical Methodology”.

The workshop was presented by Prof Abe Fingerhut MD, FACS (hon), FRCPS (g), FRCS (Ed) hon Co-Editor-in-Chief of Annals of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery.

During the workshop, Prof Fingerhut showcased and discussed various topics including, but not limited to: Systematic Approach to Writing and Publishing, General Principles for Structure and Content, Statistics and Study Design, Critical Appraisal and Special Aspects of Writing a Surgical Paper in addition to other related subjects.

The workshop was well attended by 115 people that included internal and external researchers, in addition to academics, scientists and healthcare professionals from Kuwait University, Ministry of Health and other institutions in Kuwait. Attendees were given accredited certificates of attendance with CME points.

Commenting on this workshop, Dr. Qais Al-Duwairi, Director-General of Dasman Diabetes Institute stated “holding such scientific workshops and activities stems from the Institute’s mission which is “To address the diabetes epidemic in Kuwait through focused diabetes, research, integrated prevention, training, education and treatment”. It also incorporates the Institute’s vision which is “To be the leading diabetes institute in the MENA region and to be recognized internationally”.

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