October 15, 2021
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National symposium of medical sciences held

Date: 17/09/2021 | Source: Pyongyang Times | Read original version at source

A national symposium in different sectors of medical sciences took place under the sponsorship of the Central Committee of the Medical Association of Korea from August 10 to September 15 in the form of video-conferencing.

The symposium was aimed at putting medical services on a more scientific and modern basis and strengthening material and technical foundations of the public health sector.

Divided into 16 sectors, it was attended by over 600 doctors, researchers and lecturers from more than 60 units including Kim Il Sung University, Korea General Red Cross Hospital, Kim Man Yu Hospital, Koryo Medicine General Hospital, medicobiological institute of the Academy of Medical Sciences, medical appliances institute of the Medical Appliances Industry Management Bureau, people’s hospitals in each province and universities of medical sciences.

Hundreds of papers were presented to give impetus to the development of medical science and technology and contribute to promoting the people’s health, including those dealing with matters of making Koryo medicine scientific, applying advanced diagnosis and treatment methods to clinical practice and ensuring the domestic production of medical appliances.

Papers on the early diagnosis of mammary diseases and the effects of Koryo medicines on the development of intelligence of primary schoolers were highly appreciated for their practical significance.

During the symposium, there were lectures on sci-tech problems arising in treating diseases which are high in the rate of incidence and mortality.

Certificates were awarded to the participants who presented valuable papers.

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