Schedule

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Time: 8 p.m. (Cairo) / 10 p.m. (Dubai) / 9 p.m. (Amman) / 8 p.m. (Vienna)

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General Information

Speakers: Internationally renowned speakers with expertise in Gastroenterology

Audience: Gastroenterologists, General Practitioners, Gynaecologists and Pharmacists from all over the world

Duration: 1,5-2 hours incl. Q&A

Language: English

Where: Zoom Webinar (the access link will be sent after successful registration)

Entry: FREE

Certification: All webinar attendees receive a certificate of attendance! The names for the certificates are taken from the registration data! For this reason, please register with your full name (no Arabic characters)!

CME/CPD Credits: depending on the profession and country.

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Speakers and Lectures

 

Prof. Robin Spiller

UK

As professor of Gastroenterology at the Digestive Diseases Centre at the University of Nottingham, Prof. Spiller also acted as past editor of Gut (2003-2009) and member of the Board of the Rome Foundation (2000-2015).

He twice edited the British Society of Gastroenterology (BSG) Guidelines for the management of IBS and is author/co-author of more than 388 scientific reviews and original publications.

His main research interest includes the pathophysiology of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS), particularly the role of infection, inflammation, diet and alterations in the microbiome. 


 

Lecture

Low FODMAP diet for Irritable Bowel Syndrome: evidence of efficacy and possible mechanisms

Prof. Mohamed El Kassas

EGYPT

Prof. El Kassas is associate professor and chief of Endemic Medicine and Hepato-Gastroenterology at the Faculty of Medicine, Helwan University, Egypt and president of the Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH).

His main research areas include hepatocellular carcinoma, viral hepatitis, infectious diseases and gastroenterology.

Prof. El Kassas has published over 80 articles with an H-index of 18. Moreover, he is currently a reviewer in more than 40 hepatology and gastroenterology journals and is appointed as an editorial board member in various international journals.  

 

Lecture

The role of gut microbiota in liver cancer

Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

EGYPT

Dr. Alboraie currently works as a lecturer of hepatology, gastroenterology and endoscopy at Al-Azhar University in Cairo. He is the Executive Director of Presidential Initiative for treating millions of African hepatitis C patients.

As Secretary General of the Egyptian Association for Research and Training in Hepato-Gastroenterology (EARTH), he is also EARTH’s representative at the United European Gastro-enterology (UEG) meeting of members and national society forum.

His specialist areas include microbiota, IBD, IBS, viral hepatitis (B and C), celiac disease, colon cancer and endoscopy.

 

Panel discussion

Special Guest
 

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Accreditation and Membership

CME-CPD Accreditation

Continuing medical education (CME) and continuing professional development (CPD) are indispensable as part of lifelong learning and may be regarded as equally or more important than undergraduate and postgraduate medical education. iGES is an accredited educational webinar that serves the needs of medical professionals. All lectures exclusively contain accurate, balanced and valid scientific content.

At the upcoming iGES webinar, educational credits will be awarded to healthcare professionals depending on their country and profession. More information will follow shortly!

Win a membership!

Membership of EARTH provides a great opportunity to learn from and interact with leading healthcare professionals in the field of gastroenterology. EARTH membership is aimed at physicians and healthcare professionals. On the other hand, EACMED's services are designed to facilitate scientific research and the development of the CME system. EACMED's membership is directed at physicians, pharmacists and healthcare professionals.

As part of the upcoming iGES webinar, medical professionals will get the opportunity to win a membership for EARTH and EACMED. More information will follow shortly!

Timeline

Thursday, August 26th, 2021

Start: 8 p.m. (Cairo) / 10 p.m. (Dubai) / 9 p.m. (Amman) / 8 p.m. (Vienna)

Duration: 2 hours

8:00 – 8:05 p.m. (CET) Introduction

8:05 – 8:35 p.m. (CET) Lecture “Low FODMAP diet for IBS: evidence of efficacy and possible mechanisms” by Prof. Robin Spiller

8:35 – 8:50 p.m. (CET) Q&A with Prof. Robin Spiller

8:50 – 8:55 p.m. (CET) Break

8:55 – 9:25 p.m. (CET) Lecture “The role of gut microbiota in liver cancer” by Prof. Mohamed El Kassas

9:25 – 9:40 p.m. (CET) Q&A with Prof. Mohamed El Kassas

9:40 – 9:55 p.m. (CET) Panel Discussion with Prof. Mohamed El Kassas and Dr. Mohamed Alboraie

10:00 p.m. (CET) Closing

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