Partnership offer put forth for Stanford University in combating liver cancer.
Parliament Speaker Mr, Zandanshatar received delegates led by a professor from Stanford University.
Parliament Speaker Mr, Zandanshatar received delegates led by a professor from Stanford University, Director of Center for Hepatitis and Liver Tissue Engineering Jeffrey Glenn, President of the Hepatic Doctors’ Society of Mongolia, Dr. and Prof. Dagvadorj, and Chair of the Board of the ‘Onom’ Hepatic Research Foundation Naranbaatar. At the beginning of the meeting, Chair of the Board of the ‘Onom’ Hepatic Research Foundation Naranbaatar briefly introduced the projects being done in the framework of the ‘Whole Liver-Mongolia’ program. Afterward, a professor from Stanford University, Director of Center for Hepatitis and Liver Tissue Engineering Jeffrey Glenn informed about his new treatment of liver cancer. During the meeting, the doctors highlighted the necessity of legal regulations in the use of alcohol, tobacco, and products containing sugar as it is one of the main causes of non-communicable diseases and especially hepatic disease. Speaker Zandanshatar said, “A workforce is currently working on developing a bill that will solve the issue of alcohol and tobacco. It is possible for us to work on the bill together.” He then continued on to say that although the number of cases of hepatitis B virus dropped since vaccinating all infants that were born after 1992, the amount of people with the disease in the age group of 40 and above is high, noting that parliament will focus on improving the health insurance system in the near future.