الرئيسية / اﻷﺧﺒﺎر واﻟﺒﯿﺎﻧﺎت الصحفية
اﻷﺧﺒﺎر واﻟﺒﯿﺎﻧﺎت الصحفية - 2004
Arab Genomic Studies
بدء أعمال ملتقى طبي رفيع في دبي
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Opened yesterday, the Minister of Health Hamad Abdul Rahman Al Cannon third Dubai International Conference for Medical Sciences.

Conference is held under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Deputy Ruler of Dubai and UAE Minister of Finance and Industry in Al Bustan Rotana Hotel in Dubai, and will review the conference, which will continue its work for three days last progress of development and progress in the treatment of kidney diseases and infections emerging - that their incidence is increased During the past thirty-five years, which could be their incidence is increasing in the near future - and non-invasive surgery - a conservative surgery does not require an incision in the body or remove tissue - and gastrointestinal disorders.

In the opening speech on behalf of the sponsor of the conference, His Excellency the Minister said: "Yesterday we honored a group of eminent scientists and institutions in recognition of outstanding efforts in the medical field. This estimate reflects our interest in the development of medical science in order to cope with the diagnosis of the disease and how to treat the challenges."

Cannon said that the conference is a great opportunity where scientists meet to network and exchange experiences and knowledge.

Cannon also said: "We encourage the holding of such conferences and hope that valued our scientists continue their efforts and their research in these critical areas to help humanity as a whole to enjoy a healthy life free from suffering. '

Dr. Youssef Abdul Razzaq Chairman of the Scientific Committee of the Conference, said that Sheikh Hamdan Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Award for Medical Sciences has come a long way since its inception in 2000, was not the achievements that possible without the generosity of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Rashid Al Maktoum, who has been to encourage and support research and innovation in the field of medicine and the development of health care in the United Arab Emirates.

He pointed out that His Highness Sheikh Hamdan taking the initiative to create the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies in order to meet the financial and technical needs and requirements of search specialists and infrastructure in the entire Arab world in this vital research area. He said that bio-science research in the United Arab Emirates University -obdam of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan - has expanded our knowledge of the basic processes of life used to understand the basis of the disease and to develop new ways to diagnose and treat diseases and their prevention.

"Congress has two goals: the first is to present the latest progress of the development and progress in the treatment of kidney diseases and infections emerging - that the incidence rate increased during the five and thirty years, the past and that can be their incidence is increasing in the near future - and surgery, non-invasive - a surgery province does not requires an incision in the body or tissue removal - gastrointestinal disorders and the second is to provide a forum for scientists here in the UAE to provide their research fellow travelers around the world. "

Dr. Abdul Razzaq: "The conference has attracted an increasing number of delegations over the past four years, many of them from countries in the region; the scientific delegations were given the opportunity to keep abreast of recent issues all over the world with top international experts and exchange experiences and views on the latest developments in their field."

Dr. Mahmoud Talib Al Ali, Director of the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies in his speech said that the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies in a short period of its establishment was able to identify 215 different genetic disorder in the United Arab Emirates, of which 178 were found through local and international printed materials as have been identified on 37 genetic disorder of hospital records not previously published.

"In the past not been identified, but the 16 kinds of genetic diseases in the United Arab Emirates, but thanks to the Centre for Arab Genomic Studies efforts increased that number to reach 215 in the United Arab Emirates and 894 in the Arab world." Dr. Taleb added: "We are confident that this figure for the Arab world will change once our project to expand to include other Arab countries."