Ambulatory Healthcare Services To Host 3Rd ‘Well-Child’ Symposium On 15 March




Abu Dhabi-UAE: 10 March, 2014 – Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS) is set to host the third ‘Well Child’ program seeking to upgrade the skills of healthcare providers across its network and bring them up to speed on advances in pediatric care.

The symposium will be conducted on 15 March from 8:00am - 4:00pm for family physicians and general practitioners, as well as pediatricians, general dentists and nurses from across 37 AHS healthcare centers in Abu Dhabi and Al Ain.

The Well Child program will empower AHS practitioners to offer culturally relevant and preventive care for 0-6 years in clinical assessment, immunization, nutrition, preventive measures and screening.

The program prioritizes the need to ensure that newborns and children up to six years of age receive recommended screening, while parents and/or guardians gain the necessary counseling to fulfill their role. The interactive sessions examine several critical topics that include assessment of child history, physical growth and development, parent - child interaction and evaluate social and emotional behaviors.

Dr. Omar Al Jaberi – Chief Medical Officer, AHS, said: “At AHS, we are committed to ensuring that our staff is qualified and meets the Health Authority Abu Dhabi policies and international standards guidelines. Towards this end, we believe it is highly important for our employees to regularly participate in initiatives that strengthen their performance and keep them informed on the latest developments in the healthcare sector. Moving forward, we are gearing up to conduct competencies for child health care providers.”

In addition to reinforcing the importance of crucial child care practices such as vaccinations and breast feeding, the workshops of the Well Child program offer practical training on measuring growth velocity base on world health organization. The session also offers crucial tips on child learning and development.


About Ambulatory Healthcare Services – SEHA

Ambulatory Healthcare Services (AHS) is a HealthSystem Facility of the Abu Dhabi Health Services Company (SEHA). It was formed to facilitate and furnish a unique combination of the diagnostic and treatment services of a hospital with the personalized care that a healthcare center offers. At present, AHS as an organization includes the following facilities and subsidiaries:

* 32 Ambulatory Care Centers and clinics
* 9 Disease Prevention & Screening Centers (DPSCs)
* School Health Services (SHS) at 267 schools
* 3 Mobile Clinic Solutions

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