○○ Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour: Political Leadership
It attaches great importance to the file of organ transplantation in Egypt … and universities have an important role in this direction
○○ Prof. Dr. Awad Tag Eldin : Organ Transplantation
A “second chance at life” … needs medical staff and centers equipped at the highest level
○○ Prof. Dr. Adel Al-Adawy: We are working on developing, training and preparing qualified medical teams to deal with before and after transplantation.
○○ Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Sakka: We have had a building for surgeries and organ transplants since 2003. Canal medicine has pioneered in various fields.
Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour, President of Suez Canal University, stated that the first international conference on organ transplantation is the culmination of Egyptian efforts in the field of organ transplantation and work to exchange experiences and skills locally and internationally between consultants and specialists from Egyptian and international doctors in the file of organ transplantation.
This came during the opening speech of Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour, President of the University, at the activities of the First International Conference on Organ Transplantation under the title “Organ Transplantation Programs… Between Reality and Aspirations”, which will be held for two days, February 22 and 23, under the auspices of His Excellency the Minister of Higher Education and Scientific Research, Prof. Dr. Mohamed Ayman Ashour and Major General A. H. Sherif Fahmy Bishara, Governor of Ismailia, and Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour, President of Suez Canal University, in the presence of Prof. Dr. Mohamed Saad Zaghloul, Vice President for Graduate Studies and Research.
Through a video conference, prof .Dr. Mohamed Awad Taj El-Din, Advisor to the President of the Republic for Health and Prevention Affairs, and prof .Dr. Adel El-Adawy, former Minister of Health and President of the Egyptian Medical Association, participated.
The conference is under the general supervision of Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Sakka, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, and in the presence of Prof. Dr. Ahmed Anwar, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for Education and Student Affairs, and the honorary presidents of the conference, Dr. Hashim Rashwan, and Dr. Asim Al-Sharif.
The conference started with the national anthem of the Arab Republic of Egypt, then he recited his blessing of the verses of the Holy Quran by the student Youssef Al-Qurashi, to begin the opening words.
Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour stressed, during his speech, confirmed that President Abdel Fattah El-Sisi attaches great importance to the file of organ transplantation in Egypt, on top of which is liver transplantation. To keep pace with the state’s direction in this regard.
While Prof. Dr. Awad Taj El-Din emphasized the importance of organ transplantation in preserving the public life of citizens, considering it a “second chance for life” and spreading the culture of organ donation to save citizens’ lives, he also reviewed the experiences of the leading countries in this file.
While Prof. Dr. Adel Al-Adawy explained that there are a set of steps and procedures that must be taken towards medical and technological progress for the success of these operations, which receive the preparation of qualified medical centers and teams to carry them out.
Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Sakka, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, welcomed the guests, wishing the conference to reach applicable recommendations in this important file, pointing out that the Faculty of Medicine has a building for surgeries and organ transplants since 2003 and we have developed an action plan to start the actual implementation.
Then Prof. Dr. Ahmed El-Sakka presented the conference shield to Prof. Dr. Nasser Mandour, President of the University, for his great support of the Faculty of Medicine.