TRIUMPHANT VISION: BUILDING A LEGACY OF SUCCESS – THE THIRD CONSECUTIVE CONGRESS
We are delighted to present the highlights of the highly successful Third Clinical Congress:
Opening Ceremony – October 12
Over 200 attendees.
Key speeches were delivered by the Founding President, Prof. Dr. Rifat Latifi, and Minister of Health, Mr. Arben Vitia.
20 international and local surgeons were honored with Honorary Fellowship of the KCS.
Lifetime Achievement Awards were given to Prof. Dr. Arben Gjata and Prof. Dr. Isuf Dedushaj.
Sanford Health Center & Sanford World Clinic, USA, received the Excellent Partnership Award.
Scientific Program – October 13-14
125 presenters, including 50 International Guest Speakers presented their work.
A total of 165 presentations spanning various surgical, anesthesia, and emergency medicine disciplines were delivered.
Participants displayed exceptional interest in the latest global, regional, and Kosovar surgical advancements.
The technical organization reached unprecedented levels of excellence.
Gala Dinner – October 14
Attended by 200 participants.
Prof. Dr. Hasim Saliu received the Lifetime Achievement Award.
Notable accolades were presented:
“Leadership by Example” to Dr. Mentor Ahmeti, Sanford Clinic, USA.
“Publication and Innovation of the Year” to Prof. Dr. Qëndresë Daka.
“Award for Volunteerism” to Prof. Dr. Arsim Thaqi.
Distinguished Resident “Prof. Dr. Preveza Abrashi” to Dr. Dile Rrusta.
“Distinguished Members of the KCS” to Prof. Dr. Ismet Shaqiri, Prof. Dr. Shqiptar Demaçi, Prof. Dr. Vlora Ibishi, Prof. Dr. Antigona Hasani, Prof. Asst. Dr. Briken Dacaj Elshani.
“Acknowledgments” were extended to the sponsors of the KCS Congresses.
Social Program – October 15
International Guest Speakers enjoyed a full-day visit to Albanian cultural heritage sites.
* Stay tuned for more detailed updates in the coming days and weeks.
We extend heartfelt gratitude to all participants for their invaluable contributions, shaping the secure future of the Kosova College of Surgeons as it advances Kosovar surgery and medicine, transcending borders.