Georgian Respiratory Association 4th International Congress

Organization: Georgian Respiratory Association


Location: Batumi, Georgia

Event Date/Time: Jun 19, 2014 / 7:00 pm - (GMT +4:00 hours) End Date/Time: Jun 21, 2014 / 8:00 pm - (GMT +4:00 hours)
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The 4nd International Congress of the Georgian Respiratory Association will provide audience current recommendations for diagnostic and treatment in different fields of respiratory medicine.  

The Congress will hold in Batumi, famous Georgian seaside resort in the Black sea cost. The Congress venue – Sheraton Batumi Hotel. It is expected about 1000 participants from Georgia and foreign countries. Congress languages: Georgian and English. Simultaneous translation will be provided. 

From Thursday, June 19 to Saturday, June 21, the scientific programme will be running with 20 sessions in parallel including: Major symposia; Oral presentation of selected abstracts; Thematic poster sessions; Sponsored evening symposia.

The congress main topics are: Global health: epidemiology of respiratory disease in the world and regional countries; Developing standards for MDR-TB management; Advances in the diagnosis and treatment of TB in adults and children; Improving lung function and outcomes for paediatric patients with wheezing; Current management of asthma; Difficult asthma: how to investigate, how to treat; Lower respiratory tract infections: current challenges, future perspectives; Allergic rhinitis: guidelines for management; Highlights in respiratory infections in children and adult; Novel management of COPD; Advances in thoracic surgery; Emerging trends in lung cancer diagnoses and management; Updates in respiratory critical care medicine; Obstructive sleep apnoea syndrome: challenges and opportunities; A new understandings in cystic fibrosis. 

The social events include Opening ceremony, Georgian folk dance exclusive performance and Welcome cocktail in Batumi Art Centre. Different sightseeing tours will be organized to introduce modern lifestyle and historic charm of Batumi and Georgia.

In June, the weather in Batumi is usually warm and sunny. The mean temperature is about 230C during day and 170C at night.



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