Previously held in Sana'a, the meeting marked an opportunity to advance medical expertise in Yemen by discussing the latest findings in cardiology
Mukalla medical center hosts hundreds of doctors, nurses, technicians at second cardiology meeting
Yemen’s second scientific meeting of cardiology concluded in Mukalla on Friday, after three days of lectures and workshops attended by 630 consultants, cardiologists, nurses and technicians.
Organized by the Charitable Foundation of Cardiology, the meeting was held at the Nabd Al-Hayat Center in Mukalla city, the capital of Hadhramout governorate in eastern Yemen.
The meeting, previously held in Sana'a, marked an opportunity to advance medical expertise in Yemen by discussing the latest findings in the field of cardiology, Minister of Health and Population Dr. Nasser Ba’aum said at the opening ceremony.
Maj. Gen. Faraj Salemin Al-Bahsani, Hadhramout’s Governor, praised the Nabd Al-Hayat Center as a pioneering Hadhrami medical center, delivering reliable services to patients under challenging circumstances.
Sheikh Mohammed Bashu’aib, honorary president of the meeting and president of the Charitable Foundation of Cardiology, said the meeting was aimed at keeping pace with the latest developments in cardiology through lectures and workshops with consultants and specialists from Yemen, the Gulf and other countries.
Bashu’aib reviewed the foundation's achievements in 2019, highlighting the opening of Nabd Al-Hayat Center’s branch in Seiyun in northern Hadhramout, the expansion of the Mukalla center and the establishment of 11 charitable medical campaigns.
The chairman of the meeting’s preparatory committee, Dr. Mohammed Al-Falq, noted that this year's meeting included a wide range of consultants and cardiologists from countries including Canada, Italy, Saudi Arabia and Lebanon.