Gynaecologists, surgeons, doctors, medicine students and other stakeholders of the medical domain are gathered in Yaounde for the International Congress on Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery.
The discussions are holding under the theme, “Gynaecological Endoscopic Surgery and Fertility Issues, Pelvic Adhesions, Adnexal Pathologies, Abnormal Uterine Bleeding, Uterine Fibroids, Endometriosis and Gynaecological Cancers”.
The conference which began on 23rd April 2018 is being organised by the African Society for Gynaecological Endoscopy (AFSGE) in partnership with the International Society for Gynaecologic Endoscopy (ISGE).
The International Congress that ends on 27th April 2018 was officially opened today, 24th April 2018.
For effective teaching, participants attend both theoritical sessions and practical workshops in the domain of gynaecological endoscopic surgery.
This Tuesday 24th April 2018
participants were grouped in four gatherings to listen to presentations on laparoscopy, infertility, adnexal mass, uro gynaecology, pelvic floor and office hysterectomy, amongst others.
Dr Michel Roger Ekono, a Gynaecologist taking part in the congress hails the rich exchanges intended to upgrade the capacity of specialists in Cameroon.
Mary Mayen Ngwayu, a sixth year Medical student, on her part, was excited to be familiarised with endoscopic surgery, a top branch of gyneacology.
She was fascinated with a presentation on Hysteroscopy made by an Italian-born Professor, Stefano Bettochi, one of the facilitators.
Another student, Biepou Tiotsop whose dream is to become a surgeon finds the conference a great opportunity.
He salutes the commitment of renown researchers who are readily available to answer questions even during informal settings.
At the end of the five-day encounter, organisers are upbeat that specialists in the domain will have an opportunity to build their capacity in endoscopic surgery.