Gynecology and Obstetrics Congress Opens in Cuba

Havana, June 18 (Prensa Latina) Gynecologists, obstetricians, endocrinologists and critical care physicians are among specialists from 16 Latin American nations, Europe and U.S., who are attending this Tuesday the 27th Congress of the Cuban Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology.

The scientific program of the event, which will be held at the Havana International Conference Center, includes topics closely related to sexual and reproductive health, infertile couple treatment and present diagnostic means.

There will be also emerging issues to discuss, including maternal-fetal and neonatal medicine, maternal mortality, child and adolescent gynecology, as well as climacteric, menopause and pelvic floor disorders (PFDs).

One of new features of this majestic event is a course on legal medical aspects on obstetrics and gynecology, as part of a good practice project for legal complaint and demand prevention.

In line with the event, there will be other congresses to be held such as the 10th Congress on Perinatology and Family Planning, 7th Congress on Child and Adolescent Gynecology and Adolescent Reproductive Health, 7th Congress on Climacteric and Menopause, and the 7th Congress on Ultrasonography in Gynecology and Obstetrics, as well as the 6th Congress on Lower Genital Tract Pathology and Colposcopy.

In the congress, the Eusebio Hernandez Prize will be awarded to the best research paper of those submitted at the event.

The 17th Congress of the Cuban Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology is hosted by the Latin American Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), the United Nations Children’s Fund and the Cuban Society for the Family Development, among other institutions.


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