World Arthritis Day ~ Fight Arthritis with Free Expert Advice and workshop on October 10/11

Hi Sheikhlanders!

I would like to share something that can be really useful to you if any of you or your family is suffering from Arthiritis. My mother is an Arthritis patient and I so know how painful this disease is.

On the World Arthritis Day, the Middle East Arthritis Foundation is organising 2 days of activities on 10th/11th October 2014 with experts to learn more about arthritis, receive valuable tips & advice on how to effectively manage the condition and live your life happily

All activities will be free of charge and open to the public.

Please do make use of this opportunity and get all the information from experts to fight this horrible disease.

Here are the details of the program on 2 days.

Please do make use of this opportunity and get all the information from experts to fight this horrible disease.

Date: October 10th, 10am – 8pm, Radisson Royal Hotel, Sheikh Zayed Road

Stretching and breathing practical session for arthritis patients; weight loss and nutrition sessions; fitness training with an expert; lunch; roundtable discussion with patients and experts (rheumatologists, physiotherapists, nutritionists etc.) and much more. *The discussion will be held both in English and Arabic.

Date: October 11th 10am – 12pm, Cafe Ceramique, Jumeirah, Dubai

Juvenile Arthritis Forum for patients and kids with Dr.Betina Rogalski (Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, the Children’s Medical Centre, UAE), Dr.Suma Balan (Consultant Paediatric Rheumatologist, Amrita Institute of Medical Sciences, India) and Ms.Maya Kobeissi (Registered Dietician Specialised in Paediatric Nutrition, Dr.Humeira Badsha Medical Centre, UAE). While children will be enjoying ceramic painting, parents will have a chance to receive practical advice from experts, participate in discussion and exchange opinions.
Call this number for registration – 050 534 3182050 534 3182

Date: October 11th 3pm – 7pm, SCAFA culinary school, unit 6, promenade level, cluster I, JLT, Dubai

Cooking session for patients with arthritis guided by chef instructors and nutritionist. Participants will have a chance to receive advice from experts on healthy eating, easy and effective cooking techniques, strategies for simplifying meal preparation, nutrition and much more. Interactive and positive cooking contest will be followed by a healthy dinner for all participants.
Call this number for registration – 050 534 3182050 534 3182

EXPERTS:

· Dr. Humeira Badsha – Consultant Rheumatologist – American Board Certified – Board Member MEAF

· Dr. Waleed AlShehhi – Consultant Rheumatologist – Arthritis, Bone and Joints problems

· Katrina Thornely is a patient supporter and former (M)EAF Director of Operations and Patient Support

· Dr. William Murrell – Orthopedic Surgeon Sports Medicine – Knee problems, sports injury, keeping fit in middle age, fitness and lifestyle

· Dr. Betina Rogalski – Consultant Pediatric Rheumatologist – Juvenile Arthritis

· Ms. Maya Kobeissi – Nutrition & Diet

· Dr. Vishwas Chhabra – Yoga expert

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