Madridge Journal of Food Technology

ISSN: 2577-4182

2nd International Conference on Obesity and Weight Loss
October 15-17, 2018, Amsterdam, Netherlands

Qatarʼs Efforts to Combat Obesity

Rasmeh Al Huneiti

University of Calgary in Qatar, Qatar

DOI: 10.18689/2577-4182.a2.017

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Obesity is a global public health problem The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates that there are more than 1 billion overweight adults, of whom at least 300 million are considered obese, the state Qatar like all other high income, oil-producing countries has also affected. Qatar has placed significant collective efforts and enormous resources to combat this health issue and prevent its complications, in my talk I will measures, initiatives, and national programs that been established in Qatar at both organizational and national level in response to high prevalence of obesity in the country (published work).

Dr. Rasmeh AL- Huneiti is Clinical Guidelines Specialist in Healthcare Quality and Patient Safety Department in Ministry of Public Health in state of Qatar and Adjunct Professor in Calgary University Qatar. She graduated from University of Jordan, 1991 with Bachelor in General Nursing. Her post basic qualifications include; Diploma in Primary Healthcare 1995, Master in General Nursing Education 1999, International Diploma in HR Management, 2009, and PhD in Medical Education from Brunel University in UK.
She developed an E-learning Model for E-health Education in Developing Countries. Rasmeh has many yearsʼ experiences in a variety of challenging roles, including clinical nursing, education, administration, training and staff development and regulation, research, and clinical guidelines development. She is a volunteer in Qatar Red Crescent Society and Reviewer and Editing Board member in many international conferences and peer reviewed Journals she published her research work internationally.