Beirut, Lebanon: The 47th Middle East Medical Assembly (MEMA), held on April 24th - 26th at the American University of Beirut ’s ( AUB ) Issam Fares Lecture Hall, came this year with a new direction and more specialized with updates in medicine, focused on Hematological Malignancies.
The inauguration was held in the presence of Mrs. Lama Salam, wife of Prime Minister Taman Salam, former ministers, members of the AUB Board of Trustees, AUB President Peter Dorman, AUB Provost Ahmad Dallal, Vice President of Medical Affairs and Raja N. Khuri Dean of the Faculty of Medicine at AUB Mohamed H. Sayegh, and members of the AUB community.
Dr. Ali Taher, professor of medicine, Hematology & Oncology at American University of Beirut Medical Center , and Chairperson MEMA 2014 and 2015, opened the assembly. In his welcoming note Dr. Taher stressed on the foundation of which MEMA was founded, "inspired by the soul core values and the glorious achievements of AUB , MEMA has been answering its noble calling driven by a deep belief in social justice and health as a right. Medical knowledge should be shared and communicated, and quality care should be provided to all."
© Press Release 2014May 2014