On May 24, 2013 in the Red Hall of Yerevan State Medical University, 1st Taiwan-Armenian Medical Conference in conjunction with Business Forum took place.
The conference was organized by Yerevan State Medical University, China Medical University & Hospitals, Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, “Taiwan-Armenian Alliance” Cultural – Economic NGO.
There were 8 keynote speakers from Taiwan, leaded by the co-chairman of the conference Professor Ching-Tien Peng – Superintendent of the Children’s Hospital of China Medical University Hospital, Professor of Pediatrics, Hematology and Oncology of China Medical University, Professor of Biotechnology of Asia University, President of “Taiwan-Armenian Alliance” Cultural-Economic NGO, Honorary Member of the Board of Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, who presented recent advance treatment and diagnostics of b-thalassemia major in Taiwan (please, find the conference program attached).
Professor Armen Hambardzumyan, the deputy rector of postgraduate and continuing education of YSMU, welcomed the conference participants and guests on behalf of YSMU Rector Professor Mikayel Narimanyan. He mentioned, that he hopes that this conference will carry continuous character and will play an important role for the development of medical, cultural and economic cooperation of Armenia and Taiwan.
Dr. Samvel Danielyan, Chairman of the Department of Oncology of YSMU, Chief of the Clinic of Chemotherapy of “Muratsan” Hospital Complex of YSMU and the President of Armenian Association of Hematology and Oncology, also welcomed the conference participants and guests and mentioned that the cooperation in the field of scientific and applied medicine will bring to desired results.
Professor Mihran Nazaretyan, the 1st Minister of Health of Armenia (1990-1991), Medical Director of Armenian Bone Marrow Donor Registry, mentioned that it is great honor for him to participate in this conference and to be a moderator during Professor Peng’s speech.
In his speech Professor Ching-Tien Peng mentioned that it is a great honor for him to be present at this conference and mentioned: “This is my first visit to Armenian and I am amazed. I will be glad to host you in Taiwan”.
After the conference there was a 3-days cultural tours and meetings for the guests.