Second Bone Marrow Unit at Al-Mowasat University Hospital Starts Operating, Receiving 9 Cases
On Thursday the 11th of May 2023,, Dr. Ashraf El-Ghandour, Vice President of Alexandria University for Graduate Studies and Research, and Professor of Haematology, Internal Medicine, Marrow Transplantation at the Faculty of Medicine, inaugurated the activities of the Seventh Annual International Conference on Haematology and Marrow Transplantation in Alexandria (Hemo Alex), in the presence of Dr. Hossam Kamel, former President of Cairo University and Professor of Haematology and Marrow Transplantation, Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen, Dean of the Faculty of Medicine, Dr. Ayman El-Shayeb, Vice Dean of the Faculty of Medicine for Postgraduate Studies and Research, Dr. Iman Youssef, Head of the Internal Medicine Department in Alexandria, and Dr. Manal El-Sorady, Professor of haematology in Faculty of Medicine, Alexandria University, director of the bone marrow transplantation unit, and secretary of the conference, in addition to several researchers in blood diseases and bone marrow transplantation in Egypt and Arab countries.
Dr. El-Ghandour explained that the conference will discuss this year new scientific research papers related to benign and malignant blood diseases, bone marrow transplantation, new drugs, methods of treatment and diagnosis in marrow transplantation procedures, and the preparation of new cadres of doctors in this important medical specialty. During the conference, El-Ghandour announced the launch of the second bone marrow transplant unit at Al-Mowasat University Hospital since the beginning of April 2023, and receiving 9 cases so far, in order to reduce waiting lists, improve the level of service, and provide the best medical care to all patients in Alexandria.
Dr. Ali Abdelmohsen indicated that the Department of Internal Medicine in Alexandria Medicine is witnessing developments in all its units, pointing out that the second bone marrow transplantation unit, which was launched last April, is fully equipped to provide excellent service to patients and train young doctors. He stressed that "Hemo Alex” conference witnesses remarkable development every year, hoping that the results of the conference serve the purposes of scientific research in all matters related to.