Baku has hosted an international conference on problems and latest achievements in ophthalmology marking the 91st anniversary of academician Zarifa Aliyeva.

Held at the National Ophthalmology center after Zarifa Aliyeva, the conference brought together acclaimed representatives of the country`s medical community.

Opening the event, Director of the Center Elmar Gasimov provided an insight into the life and activities of Zarifa Aliyeva.

He said Zarifa Aliyeva was “one of the most prominent Azerbaijani scholars and personalities in the 20th century”. “The scholar had made an outstanding contribution to developing ophthalmology in Azerbaijan and promoting it on the global scale.”

The conference featured discussions in several sections.

Source: News.Az