Medical Kurdistan Conference

March 2, 2023

The Medical Kurdistan Conference, the first ever international conference of our School of Medicine started on March 1, 2023.

Minister of Health of the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG) Dr. Saman Barzinji, Erbil Governor Omed Khoshnaw, diplomats, public and private university presidents and deans, members of UKH Board of Governors, and physicians across all specialties joined the crowd in an eventful evening.

The event was opened by UKH President Keith Sharp who emphasized on UKH’s vision empowering and boosting the medical status of the region through educating future doctors with highest standards.

The Governor of Erbil Omed Khoshnaw, voiced the government’s happiness with the developments led by UKH. “This university is a true success story amid uncountable challenges in our country” he said.

The event also included a panel discussion on the importance of medical education in the Kurdistan Region, led by Dr. Nezar Ismet, member of the Board of Governors of UKH.

After an engaging Q&A session, the attendees enjoyed live music performed by UKH Music Group before a tour in an exhibition of the sponsors and exhibitors of the event.

This conference is organised in cooperation with Event Box.