The First Yemeni-American Medical  Conference Inaugurated [Archives:1999/43/Front Page]

October 25 1999

SANAA: The First Yemeni-American Medical Conference got underway on Saturday, October 23. The big scientific event was inaugurated by the Vice President , Mr. Abdo Rabbo Mansur. The conference was co-organized by the Ministry of Health, Faculty of Medicine, Sanaa University, Rush University, Chicago, American Embassy and Yemeni-American Friendship Society. In his speech, Dr. Abdullah Abdulwali Nasher, Minister of Health said that the conference was a big event in the history of the Yemeni-American friendship in the field of medicine. He also said that the conference aimed at focusing on various topics and diseases like hepatitis, diabetes and many other diseases commonly found in Yemen. The Conference, which will end up tomorrow, is an opportunity for Yemeni doctors to utilize the old American experience in the field of medicine. Among the participants are well-known Yemeni physicians and renowned American Professors from the University of Maryland School of Medicine and Rush University Chicago. Many papers have been presented in the conference. Complete Report Next Week