Women’s Health Workshop

9 OCTOBER 2019

In partnership with ABIMO

 

Theme: Woman´s Health - Preventing and Treating Cervical Cancer

 

Overview

New to the Medic West Africa conference portfolio, it a pleasure to welcome the Women’s Health Workshop!

With the World Health Organisation highlighting that cervical cancer is the second most common cancer in women worldwide, and the second leading cause of cancer mortality in Nigeria, the country’s focus on eliminating cervical cancer remains a foreboding healthcare priority.

Supporting an ultimate goal to disseminate the latest knowledge and to increase awareness of international best practice, this concise one-day workshop will see an extensive roster of world-renowned expert speakers sharing how to combat this chronic infection, through demonstrative training that addresses both prevention and cure. 

Key Topics:

  • An overview: Cervical Cancer
  • Training: Prevention and cure of cervical cancer
  • Innovation and technology combatting cervical cancer

Benefits of Attending:

  • Explore the signs, symptoms and causes of cervical cancer
  • Recognise start-of-the-art in cervical cancer diagnosis
  • Identify the latest technologies available for effective cervical cancer treatment

 

Session 1

10:00

Registration

10:15

Opening remarks

Mr Emmanuel Abatta, Department of Health Planning Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria

Rafael Cavalcante, Market Access Coordinator, ABIMO, São Paulo, Brazil

Mr Helges Bandeira, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of Brazil, Lagos, Nigeria

10:45

Introduction: The importance of prevention and cure of Cervical Cancer

Dr Isabel do Val, Specialist Gynecologist, Adjunct Professor of Gynecology, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

11:45

Intermission break  

12:00

Training: Prevention and Cure of Cervical Cancer

Dr Isabel do Val, Specialist Gynecologist, Adjunct Professor of Gynecology, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Session 2: INNOVATION IN CERVICAL CANCER: HANDS ON EQUIPMENT DEMONSTRATIONS

13:00

Deltronix

Luciano Rodrigues Grillo, Corporate and International Business Manager, Deltronix, São Paulo, Brazil

13:15

DFV

Ezio Giuliani, Director General, DFV, Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil,

13:30

Medpej

Edson Grisanti, Operational Director, Medpej, São Paulo, Brazil

13:45

Loktal

Uriel Binembaum, Director, Loktal Medical Electronics, São Paulo, Brazil

14:00

Closing remarks

Mr Emmanuel Abatta, Department of Health Planning Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria

Rafael Cavalcante, Market Access Coordinator, ABIMO, São Paulo, Brazil

14:10

Refreshments and visit exhibition  / End of conference 

Conference Chair:

  • Mr Emmanuel Abatta, Department of Health Planning Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Health Abuja, Abuja, Nigeria

Speakers:

  • Dr Isabel do Val, Specialist Gynecologist, Adjunct Professor of Gynecology, Fluminense Federal University, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Edson Grisanti, Operational Director, Medpej, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Ezio Giuliani, Director General, DFV, Rio de Janeiro Area, Brazil,
  • Luciano Rodrigues Grillo, Corporate and International Business Manager, Deltronix, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Mr Emmanuel Abatta, Department of Health Planning Research & Statistics, Federal Ministry of Health, Abuja, Nigeria
  • Mr Helges Bandeira, Acting Consul General, Consulate General of Brazil, Lagos, Nigeria
  • Rafael Cavalcante, Market Access Coordinator, ABIMO, São Paulo, Brazil
  • Uriel Binembaum, Director, Loktal Medical Electronics, São Paulo, Brazil