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Medina Hospital Drives Knowledge Exchange and Professional Growth with Successful CME Event


Garissa, Friday 22nd September 2023  — Medina Hospital, a leading healthcare institution, hosted a highly successful Continuous Medical Education (CME) event aimed at healthcare providers from both public and private health institutions in Garissa. This event focused on “Unpacking Rheumatoid Arthritis – systematic approach,” featuring an enlightening presentation by consultant physician, Dr. Abdiwelli Bashir.
The event was initiated by Medina Hospital and generously supported by Bavaria Pharmaceuticals and Torrent Pharmaceuticals, this CME occurrence was a collaborative effort to encourage knowledge sharing and advancements in patient care within the Garissa medical community.

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The distinguished speakers included Dr. Abdiwelli Bashir, who shed light on a systematic approach to understanding Rheumatoid Arthritis. Dr. Idris Athman, the hospital administrator at Medina Hospital, emphasized the significance of such engagements, encouraging professionals to develop, share insights, and network on advancements and developments in patient care.


Furthermore, A team of Laboratory technologists from Medina Hospital made a significant contribution through the presentation of specific diagnostic tests that is crucial for the accurate diagnosis of rheumatoid arthritis. This comprehensive approach to tackling the topic was further enriched by engaging presentations from Torrent Pharmaceuticals and Bavaria Pharmaceuticals.


The event saw an enthusiastic attendance from various healthcare professionals, including clinical officers, Medical Officer Interns, Medical Officers, Nurses, Laboratory Technologists, Radiologists, and Hospital Administrators. The participants expressed their satisfaction and appreciation for being part of this enlightening gathering.

The participants were delighted with the capacity-building training and underscored the need to boost the career development initiatives for them to cope with the advanced healthcare technologies and innovations, emphasizing the vital role they play in enhancing patient care.

For more information about future events and initiatives, please visit Medina Hospital Website:

About Medina Hospital:

Medina Hospital remains committed to fostering knowledge exchange and supporting professional growth and community wellbeing.

About Bavaria Pharmaceuticals:

Bavaria Pharmaceuticals is a leading pharmaceutical company committed to advancing healthcare through innovative solutions. With a focus on research and development, Bavaria Pharmaceuticals endeavors to provide high-quality medical products and contribute to the well-being of communities.

About Torrent Pharmaceuticals:

Torrent Pharmaceuticals is a global pharmaceutical company committed to enhancing health and well-being through research, development, manufacturing, and marketing of high-quality pharmaceuticals. With a patient-centric approach, Torrent Pharmaceuticals aims to make a significant difference in the lives of people worldwide.

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