The First Symposium on Cancer Research and Database Development in Kurdistan


A special two days conference entitled ‘The First Symposium on Cancer Research & Database Development in Kurdistan’ was held on Monday the 4th February 2019, the International Day for the Fight Against Cancer, by the Faculty of Science in partnership with the Scientific Research Center at Soran University.

In attendance was His Excellency Dr Muslih Mustafa, President of Soran University, the University Vice presidents, Deans of Faculties, Dr. Kamal Odisho the Head of Soran University Research Center as well as a number of researchers, teachers and students.

Dr. Kamal Odisho opened the conference with a speech of welcome followed by Dr Muslih who gave a speech expressing his pleasure to see that Soran University could attract so many notable researchers to focus on this sensitive subject at this conference; researchers came from the universities of Soran, Hawler Medical, Dohuk, Ishik, Baghdad and Basra as well as physicians representing the Iraqi and Kurdistan Health Ministries, the Hiwa hospital in Sulimania and the Soran Health Directorate. Projects and researches were presented as well as special informative posters shown by teachers and students.