Under auspices of Imam Ali Holy Shrine, the University of Kufa organized the First International Conference on the Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer.
"It is a qualitative international conference that tackles an important topic concerning cancer patients," said Holy Shrine Representative Faiq al-Shimmary.
The conference began with a speech by the President of the University of Kufa Dr. Mohsin al- Dhalimi, in which he praised the great role played by the Holy Shrine in sponsoring the activities and conferences held by the University, which contribute greatly to the success of initiatives aimed at serving the public.
"The Conference gathers various specialties that help achieve early diagnosis of cancer and uses modern forms of treatment that help eradicate the disease," Dr. al-Dhalimi added.
The Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Kufa, Dr. Mohammed Sa'eed Abdul-Zahra highlighted the field developments in the College like contracting with various local and international specialized colleges and introducing the technical scientific system into the academic curricula contributing to the development of the scientific level of the students.
It is worth mentioning that the conference was held in the presence of officials from Imam Ali Holy Shrine, University of Kufa, European technical companies, as well as a number of researchers and academics.