MEFOMP Co-Organizer for the 1st Qatar Molecular Imaging and 9th GNMC




The Middle East Federation of Organizations of Medical Physics (MEFOMP) in cooperation with Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC), Doha, Qatar hosted the 1st Qatar Molecular Imaging and 9th Gulf Nuclear Medicine Conference from 17 to 19 March 2022 in Doha, Qatar. This conference was co-organized by the MEFOMP and by the Gulf Nuclear Medicine Society (GNMS).

During the inauguration session, Dr. Huda Al Naemi, the MEFOMP past present and the Executive Director of HMC OHS Department, gave an important talk about the MEFOMP and the status of Medical Physics in the Middle East.

 

The conference was divided into two tracks:
  • Main clinical track including Nuclear Medicine (NM) related clinical talks and chaired by Dr. Ghulam Syed
  • Parallel program for Technologists and Scientists and chaired by Dr. Huda Al Naemi
 The main clinical track includes many important topics given by international speakers on subjects related to Nuclear Cardiology,           Targeted Radiotracer Therapies, General Nuclear Medicine and PET/CT in Oncology.

The parallel program track includes presentations related to NM and PET fundamentals, radiation safety, quality control for NM      and PET/CT machines, radiopharmaceuticals production and Quality Control as well as related software developments. International speakers, MEFOMP council and Physicist members were the main speakers for this parallel session.

This conference marked 100 attendees on-site and more than 300 virtual participants. In addition to attendees from the host country, other attendees present include colleagues from Oman, Kuwait, Bahrain, KSA and Jordan. Most of the attendees are Physicians, physicists, radio pharmacists, technologists, and nurses.

This successful event was concluded on the 19th of March, 2022 with award distribution for speakers, co-organizers, and sponsors.

March 22nd 2022
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