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Middle East Federation of Organization of Medical Physics
Middle East Federation of Organizations of Medical Physics

KAMPS organized Conference in Recent Advancement in Radiation Medicine

Kuwait Association of Medical Physics (KAMPS) in cooperation with the middle East Federation of Medical Physics (MEFOMP) and Kuwait foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS) organized the Recent Advancement in Radiation Medicine Conference held in Kuwait City from 26 – 28 January 2020, the committee chaired by Dr. Meshari Al Nuaimi, Chair of KAMPS and vice-Chair of MEFOMP.

Dr. Huda Al Naemi current president of MEFOMP co-headed the conference with a lecture titled “Medical Physics in Middle East Countries - Status and Future Directions”. Other members from MEFOMP ExCom who participated as speakers include  Dr. Hassan Kharita – General Secretary, Dr. Rabih Hammoud – Treasurer and Dr Hanan Al Aldossari Chair of the Women in Medical Physics Committee in MEFOMP , in addition to international speakers from Malta Prof. Caramel J Caruana .

The inherent properties of ionizing radiation provide many benefits but can also cause potential harm. Its use within medical practice thus involves an informed judgment regarding the risk/benefit ratio. This judgment requires not only medical knowledge, but also an understanding of radiation itself. Since Medical Physicists is essential member in the Radiation in Medicine Science, Medical Physics Societies promoting the Recent Advancement in Radiation Medicine.

January 19th 2020
mefomp reporter


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