Dubai PR Network, Online Press Release from Dubai and Middle East
 
Government Sector(Government, Legal & Humanity)
Filter PR by
  
Dubai Hosts 4th International Nutrition Congress
 

Dubai, United Arab Emirates, October 24, 2018: His Excellency Humaid Al Qutami, Director General of the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) inaugurated today the 4th Dubai International Nutrition Congress that is taking place at the InterContinental Festival City.

The three-day congress is being held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai, UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority.

Al Qutami said that in line with the vision of His Highness Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai and His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council and in line with the directions of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai , UAE Minister of Finance and President of the Dubai Health Authority, the Authority is working at various levels to enhance health promotion and disease prevention.

He added that the Dubai Health Strategy 2016-2021 pays significant emphasis to public health promotion. “Optimum nutrition is the cornerstone of good health and disease prevention. Nutrition has a profound impact on our growth, development, functional abilities and health. Nutritional knowledge and education for the public and particularly health professionals is critical in disease prevention and in providing patients with comprehensive care and advice. Conferences such as this one provide a platform for experts to discuss the latest trends in the field of nutrition.”

Al Qutami added “The ongoing Dubai Fitness Challenge, reflects the spirit of our city and country. The month-long Dubai Fitness Challenge launched by His Highness Sheikh Hamdan Bin Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and Chairman of the Dubai Executive Council is an opportunity for the community to adopt a healthier lifestyle and improve their fitness level.”

Dr Waffa Ayesh, Chairperson of the Congress and Director of Clinical Nutrition at the DHA, said: “The importance of nutrition awareness and education is particularly important to prevent further escalation of non-communicable diseases (NCD’s) globally. Additionally, the science of nutrition is ever evolving and such conferences help bring together global experts to discuss emerging trends in nutrition and dietetics. Optimum nutrition is not only needed to prevent lifestyle diseases but also to help ill patients regain their health and recover as soon as possible. Areas such as nutrition for certain critical diseases, nutrition for ICU patients, for brain health and development are important to help us provide holistic care to our patients.”

The congress will discuss current issues related to human nutrition sciences and therapeutic food science.


Posted by : Dubai PR Network Editorial Team
Viewed 5685 times
PR Category : Government, Legal & Humanity
Posted on : Wednesday, October 24, 2018  3:59:00 PM UAE local time (GMT+4)
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of DubaiPRNetwork.com.
Previous Story : New Arbitration Button on Dubai Courts Online Filing Website
Next Story : India-UAE food corridor project to create 200,000 jobs, says...
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine
Back to Section Home

Related Stories



 
 
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
Nothing says ‘I love you' quite like MKS Jewellery Valentine's Day Top Picks [14902-Views]
Delightful Duo Of Elegant Timepieces Make For A Special Valentine Day's Gift [14664-Views]
Great offers this February on Glambeaute.com [14085-Views]
Mesmerizing Gift Sets and Perfume for Her [13640-Views]
Classic Smoky Eyes with Essence [12542-Views]
Introducing Supergirl Make-Up [12438-Views]
Valentine's Day Gifting Guide [12420-Views]
The Rado HyperChrome Ultra Light [11797-Views]
Chronoswiss Shows Off Twin Limited Edition Flying Grand Regulators [11218-Views]
Le Meridien Al Aqah Beach Resort Rolls out Fabulous Deals for February [10760-Views]
The Valentine watch collection by Coach [10327-Views]
Innovative, Adventurous and Accurate. It's what pilots need in a timepiece. And Hamilton a... [10291-Views]
GUESS Launches JEANS SS19 Collection for Women [10065-Views]
GUESS Launches Kids Collection [9815-Views]
212 VIP Extra Limited Edition [9364-Views]
NuFACE launches in Bloomingdales and Harvey Nichols! [6753-Views]
Emirates Post commemorates silver jubilee of Emirates Center for Strategic Studies and Res... [6582-Views]
Billy is 40 years old.. [6576-Views]
Deadline extended to register for first ever Dubai Corporate Sports Championship [6527-Views]
Lenovo announces Lenovo Truscale™ Infrastructure Services – a consumption-based, as-a-serv... [6484-Views]
The Fall 2019 Michael Kors Collection Runway Show [6301-Views]
Chrono 4 Grande Taille Limited Edition - another classy reiteration of an iconic collectio... [6234-Views]
Dubai's first building biologist receives global recognition [6124-Views]
Turkish Airlines introduces its new The LEGO® Movie 2 Inflight Safety Video, before moving... [6070-Views]
Pirelli gives New Ice Zero 2 Studded Tyres Their Debut on Ice in Sweden at the World Skiin... [5691-Views]
 
RSS Facebook Twitter LinkedDin
 
Top Sections
 
Top Stories