In a statement, the Lebanese Physicians Association congratulated Dr. Erdem Patbutian, the Lebanese-born scientist, for receiving the 2021 Nobel Prize in Medicine for his discoveries in the field of heat and touch receptors, in recognition of his distinguished scientific and medical achievement.
The assembly considered, “The awarding of the Lebanese Order of Merit of the Doctrine by the Presidency of the Republic is a moral act that must be complemented by effective and continuous communication with the many Lebanese doctors in the diaspora, who excelled in many medical scientific discoveries and were distinguished by their skills and professional competencies, so that they raised the name of their homeland high in the world. lands of expatriation.
He called on the Beirut and Tripoli Medical Syndicates to take the initiative to establish relations of cooperation and scientific exchange with Lebanese doctors abroad, to benefit from their advanced experiences, and to invite them to contribute to improving the level of the medical and health situation in the country, wishing the two unions “honoring the creative Lebanese doctors and inventors in expatriation and those with contributions.” Distinguished science in the homeland.
In conclusion, the assembly called for “the establishment of a joint coordination council between the Beirut and Tripoli syndicates and the syndicate bodies of our doctors abroad.”