Rare Disease Symposium 08 February 2019 - 09 February 2019 Doha
Doha, 9 February, 2019: This weekend officials from Hamad Medical Corporation (HMC) and the acclaimed research institution, Heidelberg University Hospital, gathered for the Doha-Heidelberg Clinical, Oncology, Research Conference. The conference, which took place on 8 and 9 February, also saw the hosting of the first Rare Disease Symposium, illustrating the growing interest in this topic.
Her Excellency Dr. Hanan Mohamed Al Kuwari, Minister of Public Health, attended the conference's opening ceremony and noted the significance of the collaboration between HMC and Heidelberg University Hospital. During the event Her Excellency Dr. Al Kuwari signed a partnership agreement with Professor Dr. Annette Grüters-Kieslich, Chief Medical Director and Chairperson of the Board of Heidelberg University Hospital to establish a National Center for Rare Disease in Qatar.