H.E. Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed al-Saidi, Minister of Health received in his office today (Monday) Prof. Sir Magdi Yacoub, cardiothoracic surgeon, currently visiting the Sultanate.
During the meeting, cordial conversations and matters of common interest were exchanged.
The two sides also discussed the possibility of conducting the voluntary heart operations for children with heart congenital abnormalities at the National Cardiac Center from abroad the Sultanate under the supervision of medical team of “Chain of Hope” association which supervised by Prof. Magdi Yacoub.
The Chain of Hope association has chosen the National Cardiac Center as one of the global centers to perform such operations. Two-day before, the first operation was already performed for a child.
Number of Ministry of Health officials, as well as cardiologists were attended the meeting.