The group conducted its sixth lecture tour session
in Dammam Central Hospital, Eastern Province, on the morning of Wednesday,
February 15, 2006. The session was organized by the hospital and was attended by
large number of physicians and care giver were present 9more than 200
registers). The group is very thankful to Director of Education and Training,
Dr. Riyadh Al-Saleh and Dr. Mohammed Hijab,
Consultant Neurologist for their excellent organization and
The program started with an
introduction by Dr. Al-Saleh and Dr. Hijab, followed with the first session when Dr.
Shiren Al-Qurashi (SAGAS member) gave a lecture on stroke primary and secondary
prevention. Then Dr, Khoja gave a lecture on acute ischemic stroke
treatment. The session was followed with an interactive discussion.
The second session was on a
lecture about prognosis of stroke, given by Dr. Hijab, followed with a
presentation on 3 cases of stroke given by Dr. Khoja. At the end of this
session, Dr. Khoja spent 10 minutes talking about SAGAS and its objectives and
This activity was a great chance
for SAGAS to continue its task on medical education for stroke. A 2 hour CME
accreditation were given for this event.