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Iraqi Cardiothoracic Society

The Iraqi Cardiothoracic Society is an affiliated member of the European Society of Cardiology


 

Structure 2016

President
Dr Mothana Al Qurishi

Vice-President
Dr Abdul Hameed Al Qaseer

General Secretary
Dr Ali Al Yasin

Head of Scientific Committee
Dr Hussein Alkenzawi

Board members
Dr Nagham Kareem
Dr Mohamed Ameen
Dr Wessam Al Obeidi

Number of Members: 425

Year of Foundation: 1967

Year of ESC affiliation: 2009 

Contact Information

Office Address: Iraqi Cardiothoracic Society (ICTS), Al-Harthiah, Al-Kindi Street, P.O. Box 61306-6191, Baghdad, Iraq

Tel:  +964 1 5435928

Fax: +964 1 5420940

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Activities

The ICTS aims at:

  • improving the scientific and technical standard of cardiovascular, chest physicians and surgeons.
  • improving scientific and social cooperation among members.
  • cooperating actively with regional and international cardiac societies.
  • promoting research and publication of medical and scientific work in cardiovascular medicine.

Annual scientific symposia and workshops are held and the ICTS participates in scientific meetings in the field of cardiovascular and respiratory diseases held by Iraqi medical colleges and hospitals.

The society has an advisory role to the ministry of health and higher education in the field of cardiovascular and respiratory medicine and plays a major role in the establishment of national Iraqi guideline.

Publication

A bi-monthly bulletin exists; the journal of the society is soon to be published again after having been suspended for the last few years.


 

European Society
of Cardiology

Les Templiers
2035 Route des Colles
CS 80179 BIOT
06903 Sophia Antipolis
Cedex France

Phone: 33.4.92.94.76.00