KUWAIT: A group photo of attendees at the workshop.

Kuwait Association of Surgeons held its second workshop recently in the
presence of Health Ministry Assistant Undersecretary for Planning and Quality
Affairs Dr Mohammad Al-Khashti, head of the association, Head of the Surgery
Department at Jaber Hospital Dr Salman Al-Sabah said.

An elite group of
international lecturers including Professor Juliro Mayol from Clinico San
Carlos of Spain, and Dr Waddah Al-Rifae from Georgetown University, the US,
attended the workshop which was entitled 'surgeons in social media: between
innovation and risks.'

The workshop
brought in European and American expertise in methods, laws and rules related
to social media, Dr Salman said, adding that a survey was conducted at the end
of the workshop on the benefits of social media that serve the society, as well
as its disadvantages. Health Minster Dr Basel Al-Sabah is interested in the
topic and formed a committee headed by the Ministry's Undersecretary for Private
Sector Affairs Dr Fatima Al-Najjar, Dr Salman said.

By Abdellatif