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UAEU, Japanese medical centre sign cooperation deal

Tuesday, Feb 12, 2013

Al Ain: UAE University has joined hands with a Japanese medical centre for advanced systems and modern health services along with exploring new opportunities through collaboration.

A memorandum of understanding was signed here yesterday (Monday) that would also enable the UAEU and the Medical Excellence Japan Centre (MEJC) to do joint research and hold seminars on advanced health-care systems and modern medical technology, said aUAEU official.

The seminars will have a particular focus on improving skills in operating the endoscope, radiation therapy and the impact of effective irradiation methods on the human body, along with organ transplantation, taking into consideration the ethics and cultural aspects, said Dr Ali Rashid Al Nuaimi, vice-chancellor of UAEU.

“This agreement is listed within the priorities and strategies of the UAE government concerning the environment and community health”, he said.

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Eriya Kitano, managing director of the MEJC, said: “This cooperation represents the strong relationship between the two countries and the centre will strive in its efforts to provide the best medical services under this agreement.”

By Aftab Kazmi Bureau Chief

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