KUWAIT: Specialist, Diagnostic and Interventional Radiology at the Ministry of Health Dr Abdul Mohsen Al-Sahaf announced Tuesday that he was elected as Vice President of the International Pain Foundation IPAIN for Middle East.

In a press statement, Dr Sahaf expressed pride of this choice, which shows the level of advanced medicine in Kuwait, pointing out that this opens way for exchange of more experience through joint medical conferences and workshops.

IPAIN is one of the most important bodies for the training of doctors — founded in 1993 in the United States. In 2001, it began to prepare for the establishment of the most important fellowships for the treatment of pain by simple surgical intervention. The competition for the position was heated among hundreds of candidates.

Dr Sahaf won this position due to his medical achievements, and the winning of the first prizes in the exhibition of inventions in the Middle East, including his invention in the field of pain therapy, in addition to performing many rare operations in the region. – KUNA