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Syrian, Russian physicians discuss cooperation on providing Syria with prostheses

A team of Syrian physicians is currently on a several-day visit to Moscow with the aim of enhancing Syrian-Russian medical cooperation. The team met on Friday with the physicians of the Federal Medical Biophysical Center to discuss providing Syria with prostheses and helping the Syrian health system in surpassing the impacts of the terrorist war that has been hitting the country.

The Zvezda TV Channel, run by the Russian Ministry of Defense, reported that a delegation of Syrian physicians from Tishreen Military Hospital and Al-Assad University Hospital visited the Federal Medical Biophysical Center in Moscow and took part in conducting prostheses fitting operations there.

Mufeed Darweeish, Director of Tishreen Hospital, told Zvezda TV that the delegation participated in a surgery to replace prostheses and discussed several issues relating to assisting Syria in securing prostheses and recovering the Syrian healthcare system which has been damaged massively due to the terrorist war on Syria."

According to Zvezda TV, two new centers to provide training to orthopedic surgery specialists will be opened soon both in Moscow and Damascus.

The TV Channel said that members of the Syrian medical delegation will also visit several hospitals and health centers in Moscow and will take part in several surgeries, pointing out that the Syrian medical team's visit was prepared in coordination between the Russian ministries of defense, foreign affairs and health, the Rossotrudnichestvo Foundation and Moscow authorities.

Hamda Mustafa

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