On Thursday, 13th of March, 2014, the Healthcare Planning & Development Department at Dasman Diabetes Institute, which was founded by Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Sciences, coordinated the first LIVE webcast session for the Joslin University International Programme. The session was live from Boston with Dr. Richard Beaser, Executive Director, Continuing Medical Education at Joslin Diabetes Center and Associate Professor of Medicine at Harvard Medical School and Dr. Nuha A. El Sayed, Director – International Training Programs, Joslin Diabetes Center Associate Director – International Initiatives at Harvard Medical Faculty Physicians Endocrinology, to further discuss diabetes treatment cases. They went over difficult cases and common errors and challenges in insulin and oral medications.
61 physicians registered in the program attended from the primary and secondary healthcare services. Attendees enjoyed the session a lot and hope the next will be longer. Holding such activities is in accordance with the mission of the Institute to promote awareness amongst the healthcare professionals.