Int'l Training Workshop on Ultrasound Therapy for Tumors opens in South Africa(1)
David Cranston, president of International Society of Minimally Invasive and Virtual Surgery (ISMIVS) addresses the ceremony. [Photo/China.org.cn]
The International Training Workshop on Ultrasound Therapy for Tumors opened at the Sandton Convention Center, Johannesburg, South Africa on September 14, 2019.
The International Training Workshop was hosted by theDepartment of International Cooperation of the Ministry of Science and Technology of China and China Science and Technology Exchange Center and co-organized by Chongqing Science and Technology Commission and Chongqing Medical University.
David Cranston, president of International Society of Minimally Invasive and Virtual Surgery (ISMIVS), Prof. Mohamed Hamed and Prof. Cherng-Jye Cheng, vice president of ISMIVS, Prof. Namory Keita, president of Society of African of Gynecologists and Obstetricians (SAGO), Prof. Steven Mankupane, acting director of Chris Hani Baragwanath Academic Hospital (CHBAH), a representative of the organizing committee of the International Training Workshop from Chongqing Medical University, South African media and trainees attended the opening ceremony.
They extended their warm welcome to all trainees and agreed that minimally invasive and noninvasive medicine exemplified by ultrasound therapy has got global attention, and believed that this International Training Workshop led by China would certainly further academic exchanges and cooperation in focused ultrasound surgery and accelerate the dissemination and application of ultrasound therapy in Africa.
1[ Editor: Liu Jiaming ]