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The Service of Gynecology and Obstetrics of the Complex HUMI ​​and the Palace of Congresses Theatre

The congress has the support of the agreement LPA Meeting signed between the Palace of Congresses of the Canary Islands and the City Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria. Topics such as menopause, osteoporosis, vaginal health and hormonal treatments will be addressed, but in this edition we want to introduce innovative topics such as the influence of genetic research on gynecological processes and degenerative processes, osteoarticular diseases, cognitive impairment, among others

The Gynecology and Obstetrics Service of the Materno Insular University Hospital Complex and the Conference Hall of the Canarias-Auditorio Alfredo Kraus have won the candidacy to host the XV Congress of the Spanish Association for the Study of Menopause (AEEM) to be held in May Of 2018. The proposal co-hosted by Dr. Domingo Madera and the doctor. Mª Ángeles Nieto was received with great interest by the members of the General Assembly of partners of the AEEM and was selected in front of the other candidate city, Madrid.

The conference will address topics such as menopause, osteoporosis, vaginal health and hormonal treatments, but this edition also wants to introduce innovative topics such as the influence of human genome research in such a way that if you can influence the Chromosomes and specifically on the telomeres, you can know more about degenerative processes such as osteoarticular, early menopause, mild cognitive impairment and its complications, among others. According to Dr. Madera “this is an area in which much will evolve, since it is a very novel subject.”

In addition, caring for women over 65 will be one of the main themes of the congress since the life expectancy is increasing and the woman lives more years in the climacteric. “The body is deteriorating and appear diseases such as hypertension, diabetes, obesity, alzheimer’s, osteoporosis so the doctor has to be aware of the necessary care. The woman grows old, but does not age healthy. Maybe the gynecologist will be the woman’s doctor in the not too distant future, “says Dr. Madera.

The organizing committee of the event belongs to the Gynecology and Obstetrics Service of the Maternal-Infant University Hospital Complex of the Canary Islands. According to Dr. Madera, “the team is characterized by the combination of young gynecologists and some seniors. This was one of the pillars of the candidacy. The team is still open to complete with any health professional who has interest and their activity is related to women. ” The organizing committee has set itself the goal of involving 600 congresses among gynecologists, nurses, family doctors and midwives from all over Spain.

The congress has the support of the agreement LPA Meeting signed between the Palace of Congresses of the Canary Islands and the City Hall of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria.

Spanish Association for the Study of Menopause (AEEM)

It is a non-profit scientific society, dedicated to the study of climacteric. At present, it is formed by about 1,000 members of different specialties such as gynecology, rheumatology, endocrinology, primary care, nursing, etc. And arises from the restlessness of a number of doctors by the study of menopause.

In addition to belonging to the Spanish Society of Gynecology and Obstetrics (SEGO) and Mid-Atlantic OBGYN , the AEEM works with other medical societies in a multidisciplinary way, to be able to delve into the different consequences of the climacteric treated from different points of view. This fact makes the AEEM a scientific society addressed to anyone interested in the study of Climaterium and menopause.

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