KUWAIT: The president of the Kuwaiti Urology Association, Dr Dalim Al-Hajri, confirmed that Kuwait has recorded outstanding achievements in the field of urology and medicine that attract the attention and follow-up of regional and international medical conferences. This was stated in a telephone call with the Kuwait News Agency (KUNA) on Saturday during his attendance at the 20th Annual Conference of the Asian Society of Urology, which kicked off in Dubai in the presence of 250 international experts and more than 2,500 participants from 75 countries and concluded its activities on Sunday.

Al-Hajri stressed that Kuwait has become the focus of attention of urological doctors and surgeons in the Arab world and the world today, indicating that it will host the 20th Arab annual conference in conjunction with the 16th Kuwaiti annual conference in urology next November with international participation. He explained that the high-level Kuwaiti participation in this conference, which is the third largest conference in the world, is evidence of interest in the development of the health sector, expressing his appreciation for the support and interest of the political leadership, the Ministry of Health, and its leaders.

He pointed out that Kuwait is participating in this scientific forum with working papers, scientific lectures, and discussion sessions in the presence of four Kuwaiti consultants in urology, endoscopy, and robotics, offering their expertise in the field of urology. He said that the conference is considered the most prominent and largest in this field and on the continent of Asia.

Dr Dalim Al-Hajri stated that the Kuwaiti Association of Urology is keen to participate in effective ways through scientific seminars, lectures, training workshops, and presenting research at various international and regional conferences, expressing his appreciation for the support and interest by the Ministry of Health. The conference will be attended by Consultant Pediatric Urology Dr Abdul Nasser Al-Said; Consultant Urology, Endoscopy, and Robot Dr Ahmed Al-Enazi; Consultant Urology, Endoscopy, and Robot Dr Hussein Al-Enazi; and Consultant Urology and Robot Dr Hussein Al-Enazi from Kuwait and Dr Dalim Al-Hajri.

The Asian Society of Urology was founded by experts and doctors from the continent of Asia in Fukuoka, Japan, in 1990 and is based in Singapore. The society promotes urology in Asia and improves patient care in the region. It includes 25 Asian national associations, including the Kuwaiti Association of Kidney and Urology. - KUNA