Dear Colleagues and Friends,
It gives me great pleasure as the President of the Mediterranean Incontinence and Pelvic Floor Society (MIPS) to cordially invite you to the MIPS Educational course in Azerbaijan. The venue is Baku, the capital city of Azerbaijan and the largest city on the Caspian Sea and in the Caucasus region located 28 meters below sea level making it the largest city in the world located below sea level. Baku is a modern metropolis famous for its medieval walled old city containing and the iconic stone, Maiden Tower. The meeting will be held on 29-30 September, 2017 in the Azerbaijan Medical University, Surgery Hospital. The scientific theme is “Diagnosis and Management of Female Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions: An Update”.
The announcement is posted on our website mipsnet.org.
The Host Chair, Professor Islam Magalov, in collaboration with the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Azerbaijan Medical University have organized an excellent course to introduce Urogynaecology in the Caucasus region. The scientific committee has endeavoured to ensure that the scientific programme is specific to both physician educational needs and patient care priorities in this region. The content covers all aspects of female Pelvic Floor Dysfunctions from epidemiology and diagnosis to pelvic floor imaging with a special emphasis on perineal and anal sphincter trauma, pelvic floor reconstructive surgical techniques and the novel concept of preventive Urogynaecology. The course Faculty includes both MIPS speakers as well as local speakers, similar to the standard that we use in all of our MIPS courses in order to promote local Faculty. The official language of the course is English.
As an incontinence and pelvic floor care provider colleague, we would like to invite you to attend our course in order to further the collaboration between incontinence physicians working in the Mediterranean and Caucasus regions with a consequent positive impact on incontinence care and service delivery. Islam and I, are very much looking forward to welcome you in Baku in September, 2017.
Diaa E.E. Rizk