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The Lebanese Minister of Health Meeting with the Director of the Laboratories for the Environment, Agriculture and Food (LEAF) at the American University of Beirut

In a meeting at the Ministry of Health, HE Minister of Public Health Dr. Hamad Hassan discussed the exchange of expertise to evaluate the safety and quality of imported drugs with LEAF Director Dr. Mohammad G Abiad and a delegation of drug experts, Dr. Nadim Kartas, Dean Emeritus of the Faculty of Medicine, and expert Dr. Hosni Shebaro. 

The discussions focused on venues for cooperation between the Ministry and LEAF to evaluate imported as well as locally manufactured drugs and ensure the drugs' quality, safety, and efficacy. The meeting was part of Minister Hassan's efforts to form a scientific committee that includes representatives from universities whose mission is to provide expert opinions on the drugs in the Lebanese market. 

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