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Roads for Life’s visit to the United States of America

10 March 2016


Roads for Life president, Zeina Kassem and secretary general Roni Alpha held several strategic meetings with prominent Doctors and Professors in the Trauma field at the USA. Their agenda included:

  • The 2016 ATLS global symposium in San Diego organized by the American College of Surgeons.
  • Zeina Kassem has been invited to attend and be a guest speaker at "The World Trauma Congress 2016", to be held at New Delhi, India from Aug 17th through 20th, for her efforts in trauma through Roads for Life.
  • Visit to Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) in Harvard, Boston where they explored with the director of Patient Safety & Quality Department Dr. Haytham Kaafarani, MD, MPH, FACS and Division Chief of Trauma, Emergency Surgery & Surgical Critical Care, Dr. George C. Velmahos, MD, PhD, MSEd new techniques and ways of collaboration between Harvard and Roads for Life.
  • Meeting with the Arabic Club Committee of World Bank including experts in Road Safety and senior advisors, in Washington DC, where they introduced Roads for Life’s mission, vision and objectives to the committee, and explored ways of cooperation between World Bank and Roads for Life.