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12th MEMG Meeting Held

12th MEMG Meeting Held

12th MEMG Meeting Held


The Ministry of Health, represented by the Royal Hospital and Orphan Europe Group in collaborating with Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) has organized on Friday the 12th Middle East Metabolic Group (MEMG) meeting.

The meeting was held under the patronize of H.E. Dr. Hilal bin Ali al-Sabti, Executive Director of the Oman Medical Specialty Board (OMSB). Furthermore, over 280 professional experts from Middle East countries, North Africa, Turkey and Iran...etc were participated in this workshop.

“The 12th MEMG meeting held in the Sultanate is considered as one of the very important conferences. Whereas, these diseases are existing in the Sultanate unevenly and get a lot of care and attention. This conference is highlighting the latest scientific achievements in treatment of these diseases, early detection and medical interventions” Executive Director of the OMSB said.

The 3-day conference discussed scientific issues, for instance Inborn Errors of Metabolism (IME) in the Middle East: experience from the region, molecular genetics, role of radiology in diagnosis & phenotypic characterization of IEM…etc.