Dr. Hanan Al-Husseini, the Head of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department at Jahra Hospital, has announced the commencement of the 26th International Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology in Kuwait.
The event, held under the patronage of the Minister of Health, Dr. Ahmed Al-Awadhi, is scheduled to take place from February 8 to 10 at the Waldorf Astoria Hotel. Dr. Al-Husseini, serving as the conference president, highlighted its significance as the largest scientific and training gathering in the field, reports Al-Jarida daily.
In a statement, Dr. Al-Husseini noted the extensive participation of experts, including 20 specialists from Arab and foreign countries, particularly the United Kingdom, Spain, Russia, Cyprus, India, Slovenia, Saudi Arabia, and Egypt.
The conference will cover diverse topics such as pregnancy and childbirth, maternal and fetal medicine, fertility issues in both women and men, and the application of artificial intelligence in enhancing the quality and outcomes of in vitro fertilization (IVF) and assisted fertilization.
The conference aims to provide insights into the latest scientific discoveries for improving patient care, with discussions on the future of embryology and genetics, advancements in robotic surgeries, the use of artificial intelligence in fetal sonographies, and therapeutic interventions for fetuses during pregnancy.
Dr. Al-Husseini highlighted that the event will delve into genetic and hereditary testing before pregnancy and will address the legal and religious perspectives on the application of artificial intelligence in medicine, especially in the realms of gynecology and obstetrics.
Prior to the conference, three workshops are scheduled, covering advanced detailed ultrasound in obstetrics and gynecology, male surgeries for fertility operations, and hysteroscopy.
In a related context, Dr. Hisham Kalender, the Assistant Undersecretary of the Ministry of Health for External Health Services Affairs, emphasized the pivotal role of emergency medical departments as crucial points in effectively responding to health emergencies.
Speaking at the opening of the Second Emergency Medicine Conference, Dr. Kalender outlined the Ministry of Health’s commitment to enhancing and evolving health services, ensuring that emergency departments stay abreast of global developments.
He stressed the importance of providing a conducive learning environment for medical personnel, keeping them informed about the latest medical technologies and practices aligned with globally applicable protocols. Dr. Kalender also highlighted the ministry’s dedication to supporting scientific research and medical discoveries, aiming to enhance understanding of medical challenges and contribute to improved diagnosis, treatment, and prevention.
Dr. Hanan Al-Razouqi, the President of the Emergency Medicine Conference, expressed the three-day event’s unique opportunity for knowledge exchange and skill development in emergency medicine. The conference features the participation of 60 speakers and trainers from both inside and outside Kuwait, offering nine workshops across various emergency medicine domains.