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Oman Air Sponsors The Seventh International Surgical Update Conference

Date: 31 Jan 2008

Oman Air sponsored The seventh International Surgical Update conference on new surgical techniques conducted from Jan. 26 to 28 in Crowne Plaza Hotel. The event was organised by the Ministry of Health represented by the Department of General Surgery at Royal Hospital, in collaboration with Royal College of Surgeons in Edinburgh, England.

In this regard, Mr. Hassan bin Talib Al Lawati, Country Manager, Oman, emphasized on the significance of such event, as it is an

Mr. Hassan bin Talib Al Lawati

excellent opportunity to share the knowledge and experience between the delegates through lectures, panel discussions, hands on workshops, instructional sessions, and poster presentation. This conference will definitely give emphasis and enhance the medical knowledge and implementation in this   regard.

He said, Oman Air being the national carrier is privileged to participate in this noteworthy occurrence, longing that the conference has achieved its set goals. This will furthermore sustain Oman Air’s major contributory role towards the community.

Corporate Communications & Media Department of Oman Air stated that Oman, under the wise leadership of His Majesty Sultan Qaboos Bin Said, has accomplished astonishing

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achievements and enhanced the health and well being of all the people of Oman, by ensuring the availability of comprehensive health services throughout the Sultanate by protecting and promoting the health of the people in their bid to achieve a better quality of life.

As a national carrier, we have realized the importance of joining hands with all bodies in the country as well as civil societies' organizations for preservation and care of the human resources at all levels. Oman Air is fully aware of the importance of such conferences, affirming its commitment to support such important trends along with the concerned bodies. The Department concluded saying that Omani citizens today, receive excellent service from an efficient, integrated health system that has been praised by international bodies including the World Health Organization (WHO), UNICEF, and the United Nations Development Fund. Sponsoring this happening is considered as recognition of the immense efforts made by the concerned bodies in Oman engaged in the development of research and provision of continuing medical education in the country is necessary to protect current and future generations and human resources, whom are most precious factor.

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