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Dr. Mohammad Hawwash, Lecturer at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences at An-Najah participated in the 2018 International Congress on Social Sciences (INCSOS II) which took place at Al-Quds University Abu Dis.


The congress was organized by Gazi University in Turkey, at Al-Quds University and the Journal of Turkish Studies and sponsored by the Turkish Coordination and Cooperation Agency (TIKA), the Republic Of Turkey Ministry Of Culture and Tourism and Yunus Emre Institute.

The congress tackled topics on education, economy and finance, law, healthcare management, society and culture, theology, Islamic studies, women’s studies, environmental issues, media studies, philosophy, marketing, political science and international relations, language and literature and the Turkish culture and language.

Dr. Hawash presented a research paper through which he discussed the importance of discovering and developing new drugs to treat Cancer, which is an important health issue in the world.

Dr. Hawash also gave a lecture to a number of Turkish academics and Palestinian experts in health management. He talked about the importance of scientific research in the development and discovery of effective Cancer treatments that try to remove the malignant tumor, without destroying the body's cells. He mentioned that Cancer is the second leading cause of death globally, according to the World Health Organization latest report.

The conference was inaugurated by the Turkish Consul General in Jerusalem Mr. Gürcan Türkoğlu and the Palestinian Minister of Higher Education Dr. Sabri Saidam and the President of Ghazi University. The conference keynote speakers stressed the importance of strengthening the cooperation between Turkey and Palestine in different areas.


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