Saudi Osteoporosis Society Scientific Activities 2010

Objectives:

► Learn to Identify and stratify patients at risk for osteoporosis and related complications.

► Learn to undertake a systematic evaluation of patients at risk for osteoporosis.

► Learn evidence-based approaches to reducing progression of osteoporosis, and reducing risk of fracture complications based on findings reported in the latest clinical research.

► Learn how recent advances in basic and clinical research have helped to advance strategies for osteoporosis management.

► Learn how to optimize therapeutic approaches through evidence-based selection of safe and effective pharmacotherapy for prevention and treatment of osteoporosis.

Processes:

Strives for fair balance, clinical relevance, on-label indications for agents discussed, and emerging evidence and information from recent studies.

Elements:

Many scientific programs were planned and executed by the Society this year

The society had the following scientific activities in the year 2010.

1- “Osteo-club” – Riyadh (OCR)  

2- “Osteo-club”- Other locations( OCO)  

3- “Osteo-Strong” (OS) Program

4- “Bone Builders” ( BB) Program

5- World Osteoporosis Day Celebration

 

Saudi Osteoporosis Society – Osteo Club Activities- Riyadh (OCR) – Year 2010

Every 4th Tuesday Of Gregorian Month At 9 PM

Date Hospital  Moderator

 

 Speaker Topic
Tuesday, 19th of January RKH Dr Hanan Al Rayes Dr. Basma Al Wahaby Osteoporosis: Confusing Diagnosis
Tuesday, 23rd of February King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Center Mohammed Al Shaker, MD  Mohammed Al Shaker, MD EBM Osteoporosis management,Whom, How, When and How Long to Treat
Tuesday, 23rd of March KFMC Dr Safia Al Sharbini Dr Safia Al Sharbini Vit D
Tuesday, 27th of April NGH Dr Yousif Al Saleh Dr Yousif Al Saleh Male osteoporosis
Tuesday, 25th of May KKUH Dr AlJohara Al Quaiz Dr AlJohara Al Quaiz Peri- menopausal osteoporosis
Tuesday, 22nd of June SFH Prof Riyad Sulaimani Prof Riyad Sulaimani Bone markers and osteoporosis : where to go ?

Saudi Osteoporosis Society

Osteo – Club Activities- Other Locations

Year 2010

Waiting for final arrangements with different regions STARTING IN JEDDAH

Osteo-Strong Program (OS)

Two workshops were conducted during the 1st. half of 2010 with very impressive success.

Date Site
Thursday 25th. Feb. 2010 Al Madina Almonawara
 
Thursday 29th. April 2010 Tabouk

Program for Al Madina workshop:

Subject Time allocated Speaker
1- Introduction 9.00- 9.05 am 05 m Prof. R. Sulaimani
2- Epidemiology 9.05- 9.30 am 25 m Prof. R. Sulaimani
3- Pathophysiology 9.30- 10.00 am 30 m Dr M Al Shaker
4- Diagnosis (with emphasis on FRAX) 10.00- 10,30 am 30 m Dr S. Aydrous
Coffee break 10.30-10.45 am 15 m  
5- Vit D 10.45- 11.15 am 30 m Dr S. Al Sharbini
6- GIOP 11.15- 11.45am 30 m Dr H. Al Rayes
7- Treatment 1 11.45 am- 12.15 pm 30 m Dr Y. Al Salih
Zuhr prayer Up till 1.15 pm  
8- Treatment 2 1.15-1.45 pm 30 m Dr M. Al Shaker
9- Meet the panel 1.45- 2:45 pm 60 m Panel

Total time allocated: 4 hours and 30 minutes

NB: CommercialSupport: Sponsored by an independent educational grant from Servier

Program for Tabouk Osteostrong workshop:

This was conducted with more than 300 attendees in Tabouk

Subject Time allocated Speaker
Introduction 9:00- 9:10 am Dr Mohd AL Shaker
Epidemiology of OP in the middle east 9:10 – 10:10 Dr Mohd AL Shaker
Diagnosis (The FRAX Tool) When to treat? 10:10- 11:10 Dr Salwa AL Aidarous
Coffee Break 11:10-11:30  
Pathophysiology 11:30-12:30 Dr AL Shaker
Zuhr Prayer and Lunch 12:30-13:30  
Prevention Of Osteoporosis 13:30-14:30 Dr.A Mukhtar
Treatment 1 Antiresorptives 14:30-15:30 Dr Yousef AL Saleh
Asr Prayer 15:30-16:00  
Treatment 2Anabolics 16:00-17:00 Dr Yousef AL Saleh
Meet The Panel 17:00- 17:30 All Speakers

Total time allocated: 6 hours

Saudi Osteoporosis Society

“Bone Builders” Program (BB)

Two workshops were conducted during the 1st. half of 2010:

Date Site
Friday 19th. March 2010 Jeddah
Thursday 13th. May 2010 Al Khobar

Program for Bone-Builders workshop:

Same program was conducted in Jeddah and AL Khobar (again: with great success)

Subject Time allocated Speaker
1- Introduction 9.00- 9.05 am 05 m Prof. R. Sulaimani
2- Epidemiology 9.05- 9.25 am 20 m Dr J. Al guaiz
3- From Bone Molecular Physiology to New Osteoporosis Therapy 9.25- 9.55 am 30 m Dr A. Al Elq
4- WHO FRAX 9.55- 10.25 am 30 m Dr S. Aydrous
Coffee break 10.25-10.40 am 15 m
5- Vit D 10.40- 11.10 am 30 m Dr S. Al Sharbini
6- Treatment 1 (Antiresorptives) 11.10- 11.40am 30 m Dr H. Al Rayes
7- Treatment 2 (Anabolics and Strontium) 11.40 am- 12.10 pm 30 m Dr Y. Al Salih
Zuhr prayer Up till 1.15 pm
8- Treatment 3 ( Whom, How, when and how long you treat) 1.15-1.45 pm 30 m Dr M. Al Shaker
9- Meet the panel 1.45- 2.45 pm 60 m Panel

Total time allocated: 4 hours and 15 minutes

NB: Commercial Support: Sponsored by an independent educational grant from Lilly

 

WORLD OSTEOPOROSIS DAY CELEBRATION:

PLS SEE UPCOMING EVENT

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