In collaboration with the Indian Doctors Forum, Dasman Diabetes Institute which was founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, held a lecture on Sunday, March 15th, 2015 – at 3:30 pm. The lecture was titled “Has the Time Come to Take Genomics to Diabetes Centres”. The lecture was presented by Dr. V. Mohan, Chairman & Chief of Diabetology, Dr. Mohan’s Diabetes Specialties Center, WHO Collaborating Center for Noncommunicable Diseases Prevention and Control, IDF Center of Education, President and Director, Madras Diabetes Research Foundation, Chennai, India.

The lecture was well attended by more than 100 healthcare professionals from different academic and medical backgrounds from Kuwait University, Ministry of Health and the private medical/health sector, who commented on the valuable content of the lecture. Holding such lectures and conferences stems from the mission of Dasman Diabetes Institute which is “To prevent, control and mitigate the impact of diabetes and related conditions in Kuwait through effective programs of research, training, education, and health promotion and thereby improve quality of life in the population”.