A group of Turkish professors from Yüzüncü Yıl University of Van visited Tabriz University of Medical Sciences (TUOMS) on 31st of October and 1st of November, 2014. The delegation included Ahmet Faik Öner (Prof of Pediatric Hematology, Dean of Medical School), Murat Çetin Ragbetli (Prof of Histology, Associate Dean of Medical School), Çetin Kotan (Prof. of General Surgery, Chief of Surgery Department), Oguz Tuncer (Prof of Neonatology, Chief of Neonatology Department), Cumhur Dulger (Associate Prof of Gastroenterolog), Burak Suvak (Assistant Prof of Gastroenterology), Cemil Sönmez (Chief of Nonacademic Staff of the Faculty).
On the first day, the group attended the international symposium of hepatitis B & C which was being held in TUOMS and Prof Cumhur Dulger and Prof Burak Suvak gave their lectures. Afterward, the delegation paid a visit to different parts of TUOMS Faculty of Medicine and signed an agreement with Prof Kazem Shakouri (Dean of TUOMS Faculty of Medicine) to increase mutual collaboration and joint projects.
On the second day, the group visited Nikookari Hospital (Eye Specialist) and Al-Zahra Teaching Hospital (Maternity Hospital). Afterward, Prof Mohammad Bagher Hosseini (Head of NICU) introduced the matrimony hospital and guided the guests in their visit to NICU. Finally, the delegation visited National Public-health Management Center of TUOMS and went for sightseeing.