Message from the President
Message from the Dear friends,
First of all, I would like to welcome our friends and guests from Africa, MENA region, Asia, Europe and Morocco, who honor us with their support and presence.
As you know, His Majesty King Mohammed VI, has been kind enough to honor with his High Patronage the 7th International Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition, Diabetes Morocco 2018.
This High Royal Solicitude honors us and testifies to the great interest accorded by His Majesty the King to the health problems in the world and especially in our country.
This year, under the aegis of the International Diabetes Federation (IDF) of the MENA Region and in the presence of the President of the International Diabetes Federation, Honorary President of the Congress, the Moroccan League for the Fight against Diabetes organizes in collaboration with:
• Abulcasis International University of Health Sciences of Rabat;
• Moroccan Society of Endocrinology Diabetology and Nutrition (SMEDIAN)
• Moroccan Society of Nutrition, Health and Environment (SMSE);
• African Nutrition Leadership Program (PLAN 2018);
• Regional Designated Center of Nutrition AFRA/IAEA (Ibn Tofaïl University – CNESTEN)
• Francophone African Society of Diabetes (SAFD);
• African Society of Endocrinology, Metabolism and Nutrition (SAEMN);
• Asian Group for the Study of Diabetes (DASG);
The International Conference on Diabetes and Nutrition,
Diabetes Morocco 2018
in Rabat, July 6, 7 and 8, 2018
At the Faculty of Medicine of the International Abulcasis University of Health Sciences of Rabat.
The Congress program, focusing on Diabetes and Nutrition, will include lectures on the latest diagnostic and therapeutic developments, lectures on Diabetes and Pregnancy, lectures on Diabetic Foot and Emergencies in Diabetology; workshops on Diabetes and Nutrition in Africa and the MENA Region, symposia, e-Posters sessions and the IDF MENA Council meeting.
The three-day program will allow national and international participants from different backgrounds and all those interested in Diabetes and Nutrition to keep up to date on Diabetology and Nutrition, particularly in Africa and the MENA Region. It will also be an opportunity for national experts, particularly the Ministry of Health Departments, to show our country's efforts in the fight against Diabetes and Nutritional disease.
In addition, in this year, we have the pleasure and the honor to host the African Nutrition Leadership Program (PLAN 2018) with a day dedicated to Iron and Nutrition.
On this occasion, we would like to express our heartfelt thanks to the International Abulcasis University of Health Sciences of Rabat and to the Sheikh Zaïd Foundation, who have kindly given us their support by allowing the organization of the Congress at this beautiful Faculty of Medicine.
So, let's make this meeting a new opportunity to strengthen our efforts in the fight against Diabetes and nutritional disease in Africa and the MENA Region.
With its historic and majestic ramparts, Rabat, the city of lights, warmly welcomes our prestigious and honorable guests and wishes them a good Conference and a pleasant stay.