Medical Labs Techniques Department Organizes a Scientific Symposium on the Occasion of World TB Day Entitled Date: 27/03/2023 | Views: 339

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“For Iraq Free of TB”

Part of the College Strategic Program to achieve the UN Sustainable Development Goals, specifically, SDG3: Good Health & Well-Being, SDG 4: Quality Education, and SDG 17: Partnerships for the Goals, with the Guardianship of Prof. Dr. Hasan Shakir Majdi, Dean of Al-Mustaqbal University College, Medical Labs Techniques Department, and in Cooperation with University of Babylon / Hammurabi College of Medicine, in addition to Babylon Health Department / Dr. Salih Al-Mukhtar Center for Chest and Respiratory Diseases, has organized a Scientific Symposium on the Occasion of World TB Day Entitled
“For Iraq Free of TB”
The Symposium has included several issues, including
• Definition of Tuberculosis, Symptoms and Clinical Diagnosis Methods
• Disease Epidemiology, Means of Transmission, and How to Avoid Infection
• The Most Prominent Treatments Approved by World Health Organization
• Modern Diagnostic Methods, in terms of Accuracy & Speed
• Certain Brochures addressing the TB Disease have been distributed to the attendees and inside the College Campus.
Several Lectures have been delivered during the Symposium. They are listed as follows:
First Lecture: Disease Epidemiology
Lecturer: Dr. Raad Matar, Director of Dr. Saleh Al-Mukhtar Center for Chest and Respiratory Diseases

Second Lecture: Treating People Infected with Tuberculosis
Lecturer: Dr. Ahlam Al-Jashami, Dr. Saleh Al-Mukhtar Center for Chest and Respiratory Diseases

Third Lecture: Lab Diagnostic Methods
Lecturer: Mr. Hussein Hamza Al-Jubouri, Dr. Saleh Al-Mukhtar Center for Chest and Respiratory Diseases

Fourth Lecture: Features of the Bacteria, Causing Pulmonary Tuberculosis, & Body Immune Response
Lecturer: Dr. Mustafa Jawad Al-Ammari / Hammurabi College of Medicine / University of Babylon

At the end of the Symposium, Prof. Dr. Ali Shaalan Al-Araji has distributed Shields to Lecturers and organizers.