The Arabian Gulf University is organizing the First Conference of Internal Medicine in the period between March 22-24 at the Gulf Hotel, where 40 speakers from across the world will present the most important issues and topics related to the branches and specializations of internal medicine in GCC countries. The conference aims to support the capabilities of doctors and to inform those interested about the latest therapeutic developments relevant to this vital specialization.

Dr Amjad Al-Baz, Head of the Department of Internal Medicine at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences at AGU, said that this conference, organised for the first time, presents important points in all branches of internal medicine such as cardiovascular diseases, hypertension, diabetes, kidney, liver and  gastrointestinal tract diseases, endocrine diseases, along with rheumatic diseases, respiratory diseases, intensive care, infectious diseases and geriatric diseases.

30 experts from the Kingdom of Bahrain, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, United Arab Emirates, Oman, Egypt, Sudan and the United States of America will be speakers, while over 240 doctors and specialists and researchers in internal medicine from the region are expected to participate in the conference.

During the conference, 8 specialised sessions will be held over a 3-day period, equalling 24 accredited hours. The conference is expected to produce significant recommendations that will find innovative treatment solutions for all diseases prevalent in GCC countries.