• Price : Free

  • Language : English

  • Type : Course

  • Live On : 7th August to 5th September

About this Course

This course provides evidence-based information to update consulting and general physicians on the role of the commensal gut microbiota in normal gut physiology and function, as well as its role in gastrointestinal diseases. This course also covers the basics of microbes that cause disease to solutions of probiotics present. This webinar lecture series packs tons of health information into three lesson modules designed to create expertise in the world of gut microbiome and the potential of probiotics as treatments as documented from clinical research.

Need for the Course

Increasing number of systemic diseases, psychological conditions, gastrointestinal problems and other health hazards arise from the imbalance of the gut microbiota. Probiotics are now preferred as the first line of treatment and one of the well known methods for the prevention of these GI related hazards. Therefore it is important for physicians to improve their understanding of the mechanisms of probiotics and the evidence that support their use in practice. Hence this course introduces three subsequent modules to raise physician’s awareness on the importance of the gut microbiota in clinical conditions and use of different probiotics in treating the same while following guidelines recommended by various medical societies.

Objectives of this Course

The objective of this course is to understand the interaction of gut microbiome and gastrointestinal system. It shall all give a deeper insight on probiotics and their benefits in various systemic diseases and gastrointestinal disorders. The course also provides information on latest developments in probiotics or probiotic derived products and their selection to specifically address a patient's unique disease causing physiological or genetic defect.

Meet the Faculty


Consultant Gastroenterologist: PD Hinduja Hospital and Hinduja Healthcare Surgical, Mumbai


Consultant Physician,
Gastroenterologist from Nairobi, Kenya.

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Target Audience

Consulting and general physicians across Africa


We acknowledge the educational grant received from Prisma Pharma for the creation of this Internet Enduring activity.

Certification of Participation

Provided by: Prisma Pharma 10 CPD points to be provided by Gastroenterology Society of Kenya for Kenya Doctors and 6 CPD points to be provided by Medical and Dental Council of Nigeria for Nigeria doctors

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