• Focusing on improving the health of patients with kidney diseases in Oman
• More than 400 attendees from the medical sector
Muscat, March 05, 2013: Bank Sohar, as a constant supporter of health related initiatives, sponsored the National Nephrology Conference organised by the Ibra Hospital on February 28, 2013. The conference was held at the Large Hall of Educational Supervision of Ibra under the patronage H.E Dr. Mohammed Al Hosni, the Secretary of Ministry of Health for Health Affairs.
"In today's complex world, establishing a deeper knowledge of disease states and forging effective collaborations have become essential to finding safe and effective new therapies,” said Khalfan Rashid Al-Taley, DGM of Retail Banking at Bank Sohar. “The National Nephrology Conference is a powerful example of this successful formula and demonstrates the shared commitment between the Ibra Hospital and Bank Sohar towards improving the health and safety of patients with kidney diseases in Oman.”
The National Nephrology Conference was held under the patronage H.E Dr. Mohammed Al Hosni, the Secretary of Ministry of Health for Health Affairs, and was attended by over 400 participants including medical sector staff from the various governorates of the Sultanate. Bank Sohar sponsored the Hospital in an effort to support this valuable cause and as part of its social responsibility towards the community.
The aim of the conference was the successful exchange of information and experiences concerning the diagnosis, treatment, medication and surgeries in relation to Nephrology and to raise awareness of the field in the society.
“Together, Ibra Hospital and Bank Sohar recognise the growing importance to promote kidney health and improve patient safety and I foresee astonishing benefits to patients as a result of increased exchange of knowledge through the Conference,” added Khalfan Al-Taley. The conference concluded with the hospital honouring all the participants of the conference.