Some of the world's most prominent medical scientists are in Lebanon this weekend (1 May) to give their special attention to medical problems in the Mid-East region.
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Background: Some of the world's most prominent medical scientists are in Lebanon this weekend (1 May) to give their special attention to medical problems in the Mid-East region.
They are attending the 25th Middle East Medical Assembly at the American University of Beirut, and event held annually for the past quarter of a century.
The 25th anniversary has prompted the organisers to devise a special programme to incorporate symposia presented by the eminent authorities attending.
They will deal with conditions prevalent in the region, such as cancer, infectious diseases and respiratory disorders, and there will also be paper on endocrinology, neonatal surgery and cardiovascular surgery.
More than five hundred physicians are attending. Most are from Lebanon and the neighbouring states, but among prominent guests are medical authorities from Scandinavia, the United Kingdom, italy and the United States.