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KCCC hosts regional training course in nuclear tomography

Dr. Abdul-Rida Ismail, Chairman of the Council of Nuclear Medicine Departments and Head of the Nuclear Medicine Department at the Kuwait Cancer Control Center, emphasized the significant impact of fruitful cooperation with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) on the advancement of nuclear medicine in Kuwait.

Speaking at the opening of a regional training course on monitoring and ensuring the quality of nuclear tomography, organized by the center in collaboration with the IAEA, Dr. Ismail highlighted the importance of hosting such events, which reflect Kuwait’s role as a regional training center for Arab countries in the Asian region, reports Al-Jarida daily.

Dr. Ismail underscored the confidence in Kuwaiti competencies and the distinguished position held by the Kuwait Cancer Control Center, which will positively affect the medical services provided to patients. The training course aims to enhance capabilities in nuclear medicine, radiation oncology treatment, and the production of radiation for diagnosing and treating tumors and non-communicable diseases. Dr. Ismail praised Kuwait’s dedication to these efforts and its commitment to advancing healthcare in the region.

Dr. Farida Al-Kandari, representing the International Atomic Energy Agency, highlighted the importance of the training course, which brings together approximately 35 participants from Arab countries in Asia and the Gulf, along with 5 international experts delivering lectures. This collaborative effort aims to strengthen knowledge and skills in nuclear medicine, ultimately improving healthcare services across the region.



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