16-17 october 2015 – 1st Serbian Congress on the Menopause.
Professor Svetlana Vujovic, IMS Board member, reports:-The 1st Serbian Congress on the Menopause and Involutive Hypoandrogenism was held on October 16th and 17th, at the National Institute in Belgrade, Serbia. There were 350 participants made up of endocrinologists, gynecologists, general practitioners, psychiatrists, nurses and students and 30 lecturers from Serbia, other regional countries and the UK.The opening lecture, by Farook Al Azzawi, Leicester, was focused on the brain, stem cells and gonadal hormones. Other lecturers came from Slovenia, Croatia, Bosnia, Montenegro; the ex-Yugoslav countries. Leading experts from the Medical faculty in Belgrade and Serbian Academy of Science covered a broad spectrum of menopausal topics and topics concerning Involutive Hypoandrogenism. 15 young scientists made oral presentations and an award was given for the best poster presentation.The registration fee was €100 and all the most prominent media, TV stations and newspapers covered the Congress. In a friendly, sophisticated atmosphere the Congress reached its goal – transmission of knowledge and improving quality of life.
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