For the first time in Yemen, Otolaryngology Scientific Conference held [Archives:2007/1045/Local News]

April 26 2007

SANA'A, April 24 ) Over 170 international and local specialists and experts participated in Yemen's first Otolaryngology Conference last Tuesday to discuss the health problems of ear, nose, and throat (E.N.T.).

Sponsored by Ministry of Public Health and Population in cooperation with Al-Thawra Public Hospital, the conference continues for three days during which 30 medical researches and work papers are presented by specialists from Yemen, Egypt, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Syria, Sudan, Germany, Italy, and Austria. In addition, several lectures are delivered on the recent developments in this field particularly concerning otolaryngology surgical operations.

Dr. Abdul Kateem Rasee, minister of public health and population, confirmed that the conference represents a good opportunity for all the participants in order to share expertise and benefit from the medical researches and studies presented by experts from different countries.

For his part, Dr. Mohammed Al-Khateeb, director of the conference, revealed that the aim of such activity is to improve the Yemeni E.N.T. specialists and help them recognize the latest researches conducted in the field all over the world. He further pointed out that the conference will be held regularly every year since the world witnesses new things in the field of Medicine almost everyday and Yemeni specialists should be aware of any medical information so as to offer people better services.