Posted on April 17, 2019

The Qatar Cancer Society (QCS) will host the Qatar International Thyroid Cancer Conference under the patronage of HE the Prime Minister and Interior Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa al-Thani.

The two-day conference under the theme ‘Present Standards and New Perspectives,’ will be held at Ritz Carlton Doha. The conference is a Category 1 - Accredited Group Learning Activity as defined by the Qatar Council for Healthcare Practitioners - Accreditation Department and is approved for a maximum of 9 hours.

Thyroid Cancer Conference is a global platform more than gathering 1200 specialist and an expert in various areas that have to do with Thyroid cancer from a number of Arab and foreign countries such as Austria, Oman , Kuwait , in addition to the participation of a number of authorities of the State of Qatar highlighted by the Ministry of public Health , Hamad Medical Corporation and Qatar Doctor’s Society. On the sidelines of Thyroid Cancer Conference on April 19 and 20, awareness workshops under the slogan ‘Thyroid ... vitality.’

The workshops will include a number of topics. The first, on April 19, will target the public and includes an awareness session about the available services in Qatar for problems of thyroid gland, methods of self-examination and medical consultation for skin care for people with thyroid cancer. The second workshop on April 20 will target people living with thyroid cancer. The topics to be covered include medical advice required at a stage after treatment, yoga exercises for thyroid health to reduce stress, detection methods, and free medical tests and consultations for thyroid gland.