Muscat, The 7th Congress of the American

Association of Clinical Endocrinologist s(AACE) (Gulf Branch) was

opened today under the patronage of Sayyid Shihab bin Tariq al-Said,

His Majesty the Sultan's Advisor.

The conference is organized by AACE in cooperation with the

Ministry of Health, Sultan Qaboos University (SQU) and SQU Hospital

with participation of 1,300 healthcare professionals from the Middle

East, as well as high-level international, regional and local speakers.

The inauguration of the conference was attended by a number of

their highnesses, ministers, undersecretaries.

The conference presents the latest developments on diabetes and

endocrinology and discloses the latest research developments and

studies in this area which will provide the highest quality standards in


The conference seeks to enhance knowledge in the field of

diabetes, stress, obesity, fat and cholesterol, as well as the most

common glands and thyroid diseases. The conference will present the

latest developments, both pharmaceutical and related devices.

The 7th AACE Congress will present the latest medical research

from the region. Committees from the conference will review and

evaluate medical research from all over the world and honor the

winners. Pharmaceutical companies will provide publications and

training in relation to their new medicines and products, and honor

some doctors for their outstanding efforts in improving knowledge and

medical care in the region.

Source: Oman News Agency