Libya Holds First Neuroscience Conference

Libya Holds First Neuroscience Conference
Libya Holds First Neuroscience Conference

On Saturday, the first Libyan conference for the brain, neurosurgeons and spine surgeons, organized by the Specifications Hospital and sponsored by the Ministry of Health was launched in Tripoli.

The conference is being held under the slogan “We meet today, to build tomorrow.” Several research papers dealing with the latest findings in the treatment of brain hemorrhages, spinal diseases, fractures, peripheral nerves, and congenital anomalies will be presented.

A number of doctors and consultants from Tunisia, Turkey, and the Sultanate of Oman are participating in the conference. In addition to Libyan consultants abroad, and from various centers and hospitals in Libya.

During the two-day conference, lectures will be held on the latest developments in neurosurgery.

In press statements, Dr. Amjad Al-Amin, Head of the conference and a consultant in neurosurgery said that the aim “is to gather Libyan medical cadres at home and abroad to exchange experiences. It also aims to discuss scientific findings, strive to localize treatment at home, and form an umbrella that includes brain and neurosurgeons to continue such activities and workshops.”

On Friday, Libya’s National Oil Corporation (NOC) held the Oil and Gas Sector Support Forum.

The forum was held with the participation of the Central Bank of Libya (CBL), the Libyan Audit Bureau, a number of ministers from the Government of National Unity (GNU), and the Libyan Investment Authority (LIA). The Libyan Foreign Bank, several international banks, and international oil companies Eni, Total, ConocoPhillips, Repsol, OMV, and Wintershall also participated.

Local companies operating in the sector, including Zueitina, Al Waha, Arabian Gulf, Akakus, Mellita, Al Sarir, Al Harouge, Al Mabrouk took part in the conference.

The forum aims to “present NOC’s tripartite plan and vision to increase production in the oil and gas sector. It also aims to support the banking sector and various financial institutions for the corporation’s programs and projects.”