Jaber Al-Ahmad Center to sign MoU with IAEA

KUWAIT, March 20 (KUNA) — Sheikh Jaber Al-Ahmad Center for Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging is poised to hammer out a memo of understanding (MoU) with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), whereby the center will be a regional and global center for providing clinical and academic training to doctors.
Addressing a regional and international training course on the role of technologies in the nuclear imaging of the heart, the center’s director-general Dr. Nahil Al-Nafisi said the MoU would be signed on the sidelines of the event.
Aspects of cooperation between the center and the IAEA will also be discussed during the training course, he said, stressing the significance of training to the improvement of medical services.
Organized by the Kuwait Foundation for the Advancement of Science (KFAS), the five-day event has attracted 36 doctors representing 16 countries, he pointed out.
The center is seeking to provide high-quality medical and clinical services and to clear the distinctive academic climate for education, training and scientific research, the center’s chief added.
The training course is primarily meant to provide training to physicians of nuclear medicine and related sciences and to discuss the role of the CT and MRI in the diagnosis of cardiovascular disease, he noted. (end) ndq.msa.mt