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November 13, 2019

Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society holds 4th conference in Yangon

Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe addresses the fourth conference of Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society in Yangon. Photo: MNA
Union Minister Dr Myint Htwe addresses the fourth conference of Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society in Yangon. Photo: MNA

The Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society held its fourth conference at Sule Shangrila Hotel in Yangon on 12 and 13 October.
Union Minister for Health and Sports Dr Myint Htwe delivered an opening remark at the conference on 12 October afternoon. He said the conference was intended to share knowledge on developing technologies in nephrology and urology, operation techniques, modern medical equipment, new methods and experiences of international experts to the new generation in medical professional. He also said the ministry has formed the expert teams of retired medical practitioners and professors in this branch of medicine to promote the healthcare industry, including purchases of medicines and medical equipment, as well as continual teaching of medical subjects.
The Union Minister added that the safety of patients will be managed by forming the teams at union level and township levels, with the participation of experts from related branches of medicine, and by distributing handbooks and standards of the ministry for various branches of medicine to the healthcare professionals in states and regions.
He also urged all medical professionals to put emphasis on the prevention of urinary and renal diseases, as well as public health. Dr Myint Htwe pledged that the ministry will provide supports for promotion of all medical sciences, and also called for the participation of all stakeholders.
Then, Chairman of Myanmar Nephro-Urology Society, Dr Kyaw Zwa Hlaing, extended greetings.
The two-day conference was attended by local specialists in nephrology and urology and foreign professors from Cambodia, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, India, the Philippines, Greek, the United Kingdom, Japan and China.— MNA (Translated by Aung Khin)

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