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The winning doctors

Saudi doctors sweep awards at Geneva Inventions Expo 2024

RIYADH, April 22, 2024

A team of doctors from Makkah have made history at the prestigious Geneva International Exhibition of Inventions 2024 winning gold, silver and bronze medals for all five inventions they presented.
This achievement underscores the dedication of Saudi Arabia's healthcare sector to progress and research. It also highlights the exceptional talent within the country's medical community, whose inventions have the potential to revolutionise healthcare globally.
The award roll began with Dr Tawfiq Siraj's gold medal-winning invention which offers a minimally invasive treatment for recurrent shoulder dislocation, potentially reducing pain and improving function for countless patients.
Dr Maryam Turkistani's gold medal breakthrough utilises nanotechnology to deliver chemotherapy directly to cancer cells, potentially minimising side effects and enhancing treatment effectiveness.
Also, Ibtisam Kireri's smart blood bank refrigerator was awarded a silver medal and employs sensors to meticulously monitor temperature and humidity, ensuring optimal blood storage conditions.
Furthermore, Dr Ahmed Al Sharif's silver medal-winning smart respiratory device equips medical professionals with real-time data on heart rate, respiratory rate, and oxygen saturation - crucial metrics for patient assessment and treatment decisions.
Finally, Dr Ahmed Al Dhabeani's bronze medal invention, which is a flexible cover vest, upholds patient privacy during medical procedures, offering a lightweight and breathable solution.--TradeArabia News Service


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