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Symposium on Medical Science Held

Pyongyang, May 5 (KCNA) — The 7th Pyongyang symposium on medical science of Koreans at home and abroad took place at the People’s Palace of Culture on May 4 and 5.

Addressing the symposium, Choe Chang Sik, chairman of the Central Committee of the Korean Medical Association, expressed hope that the symposium would help Koreans swap achievements and experience gained in the process of developing medical science so as to advance the nation’s medical science and technology and contribute to its prosperity.

Kim Il U, vice-chairman of the Medical Association of Koreans in Japan, and Kim Yun Bom, professor at Chicago, U.S., Medical University, made congratulatory speeches.

They called on the Korean medical scientists in the north and the south and abroad to boost the ties among them and make a positive contribution to the development of the country’s medical science and its reunification.

In the speeches made at the symposium under such titles as “Role of naturally dying cells in the immune system”, “Current tendency in hypertension treatment” and “Alveolar ridge expansion technique for tooth transplantation” Korean medical scientists from overseas referred to the therapy of various symptoms based on achievements made in the development of modern medical science and advanced science and technology and issues to be solved in the field.

They introduced scores of valuable achievements including “Research into the on-time treatment according to the rhythmic style of hypertension cases.” They were helpful to settling urgent scientific and technological problems concerning the specific susceptibility of Koreans and medical practices and drawing on the latest scientific and technological achievements for the prevention and treatment of diseases.

The participants also had an exhaustive discussion on the ways of reenergizing the exchange and cooperation among them in medical science.

The symposium was attended by a delegation of the medical workers in Japan led by Kim Tae Sik, vice-chairman of the Medical Association of Koreans in Japan, a delegation of Korean medical scientists in the U.S. led by Prof. Kim Yun Bom and Kim Chol, professor at Dalian University who is a Korean medical scientist in China.

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