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● Minister of National Guard Sponsors the 8th Annual Forum for Medical Research

Minister of National Guard Sponsors the 8th Annual Forum for Medical ResearchUnder the auspices of His Highness Prince Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Mohamed bin Eyaf, Minister of National Guard – Health Affairs, King Abdullah International Medical Research Center (KAIMRC) will host the 8th Annual Forum for Medical Research with the title “National Prosperity Through Innovative Medical R&D ”. The forum will be held from the 5th till the 7th of December, 2017 in King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences – Convention Center.

The forum will be attended by a number of leading local research center such as King Abdulaziz City for Science and Technology (KACST), King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), King Faisal Specialist Hospital and Research Centre (KFSH-RC), as well as a number of local and international speakers specialized in medical research.

On this occasion, H.E. Chief Executive Officer of MNG-HA, President of King Saud bin Abdulaziz University for Health Sciences (KSAU-HS), Dr. Bandar Al Knawy extended his appreciation to His Highness Prince Khalid bin Abdulaziz bin Mohamed bin Eyaf, Minister of National Guard for honoring the activities of the 7th Annual Forum for Medical Research which emphasizes his keenness to support scientific research, which marks an essential element in improving nations.

In addition, H.E. stressed that this forum which is being held for the seventh consecutive year comes as an extension of the previous forums, which were held with the participation of thousands of researchers where they presented more than 500 scientific papers and medical researchers that have contributed in finding solutions to many common health problems in our community.

It is noteworthy that this forum being held for the 8th consecutive year comes as an extension of the previous forums, which were held with the participation of thousands of researchers where they presented more than 500 scientific papers and medical researchers with the forum mainly aims to provide researchers, doctors, and students with the opportunity of communicating and sharing experiences with their counterparts at the national and international levels. This forum aims to discuss the last updates in the field of strategic priorities and to start cooperation between research development centers and the national and international research organizations to support research, innovation and Knowledge-Based Economic in line with the 2030 Vision.

Moreover, the forum will be an important scientific demonstration as it contains a huge scientific and medical content, whether working papers or workshops supervised by the best expertise in the field of health and bioresearch as well as in the field of pharmaceutical industry and biotechnology.

It’s worth noting that the forum will be accredited with 24 CME Hours by the Saudi Commission for Health Specialties (SCHS) and registration will be through: http://forum.kaimrc.med.sa/.

November 29, 2017