A symposium presented by the Institute for Population Health (IPH) of Weill Cornell Medicine-Qatar (WCM-Q) on February 17 will promote the emerging discipline of Lifestyle Medicine as a highly effective means to radically enhance health and wellbeing.
The one-day event offers the chance to gain new knowledge about the transformative power of lifestyle medicine to redefine healthcare, promote well-being, and empower individuals and communities for a vibrant and healthier future for all.
Titled, ‘Lifestyle Medicine - Redefining Healthcare to Promote Wellbeing,’ the IPH symposium will feature 21 speakers, including experts from WCM-Q (dean Dr Javaid I Sheikh, Drs Mamtani and Cheema from IPH), the Ministry of Public Health (Dr Mohamed bin Hamad al-Thani), the World Health Organisation (Dr ElFeky), the United Nations (Dr Doraiswamy) and the Lifestyle Medicine Global Alliance (Dr Wayne Dysinger).
The activity is intended for physicians, nurses, allied health professionals, researchers, educators, public health professionals, dentists, pharmacists, healthcare administrators, and others. After completion, participants will be able to discuss the role of Lifestyle Medicine in redefining healthcare, describe how Lifestyle Medicine promotes wellbeing, and examine Lifestyle Medicine advances, challenges, and opportunities.
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