2nd Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting

The 2nd Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society Meeting dedicated to make Gulf countries obesity free

As the alarming increase in the obesity cases in the Gulf countries, the 2nd Annual Gulf Obesity Surgery Society (GOSS) Meeting pressed for the need to have effective weight loss surgeries in Dubai to keep a check on increasing obesity related health issues. Being one of the biggest obesity events in the Middle East under the patronage of Dubai Health Authority (DHA), the renowned weight loss surgeon in Dubai Dr. Girish Juneja, who was also chairperson of the scientific committee addressed the guests and informed about the initiative to fight against the obesity in Dubai and other gulf countries.

The conference is a dedicated platform in the Middle East to address obesity which has become world’s biggest public health problem. The GOSS Meeting brought bariatric healthcare professionals together as well as International Delegates in Middle East to address the global concern.
The highlight of the conference was the latest technique of Primary Obesity Surgery, Endoluminal (POSE) which was demonstrated for the first time in Dubai through this conference in order to address treatment of obesity without surgery.

Dr Girish Juneja, the chairperson of the scientific committee said “expert speakers from various parts of the globe have teamed up with GOSS 2014 to create symposia in obesity science and management. More than 100 international & local expert obesity professional are arriving in Dubai to air their views on this health problem.” The conference also showed live surgeries from around the world which includes Taiwan, France, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, India & various hospitals from UAE.

The Annual GOSS Meeting has aimed to become the region’s premiere educational platform in the field of bariatric surgery where practitioners, researchers and allied health professionals come to learn and network. The conference consisted of live surgeries programme, including three detailed workshops and over 20 sessions with keynote lectures and oral presentations.

Dr. Girish Juneja
MS. Dip MIS,
Director Bariatric Center, Head of Surgery Dept.
International modern hospital
Al Raffa, Dubai UAE
SMS: 050 546 0715