Sidra recognised for taking part in ICN programme

 19 Jul 2017 - 7:57

Sidra recognised for taking part in ICN programme

The Peninsula

Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) was recently recognised for its participation in an international award winning programme with the ImproveCareNow Network (ICN). The ICN was recently awarded the Drucker Prize for 2016.
Through an innovative, internationally connected approach, the ICN dramatically changes the lives of children and adolescents with Chron’s disease and ulcerative colitis. The ICN Network comprises of 98 collaborators in the US and Europe. Dr Mamoun Elawad (pictured), the Division Chief of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition Section Head – Inflammatory Bowel Disorders is the Sidra ICN Director. Under his leadership, Sidra is the only organisation in the Middle East to be part of this innovative partnership.
Dr Elawad’s innovation and dedication to bettering the lives of children with Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Qatar and around the world sets Sidra at the forefront of the world’s stage as a leader in research and treatment of IBD.
Dr Mamoun said, “The ICN Network is a collaborative international community of clinicians, researchers, parents and patients that shares knowledge and expertise to empower parents and help children suffering from Inflammatory Bowel Disease.”