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World experts come together in Brisbane for women’s health

Some of the world’s leading gynaecologists and obstetricians are among 2,000 delegates from 45 countries descending on Brisbane this week for a joint World Congress dedicated to improving women’s health around the world.
The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) and the Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) are hosting, RCOG World Congress 2015 at the Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre (BCEC).

The three-day programme will feature world renowned speakers, acknowledged experts in their field sharing their knowledge across a variety of subjects in a bid to improve women’s health globally.

Key topics on the agenda include stillbirth, preterm birth, helping vulnerable women and managing complex pregnancies all of which are important and pressing issues currently facing women in the UK, Australia and New Zealand and other countries around the world.

RANZCOG President, Professor Michael Permezel said the scientific programme promises to be remarkable for its currency and depth and breadth of scientific content and intellectual challenge.

“One of the Congress highlights will be the hosting of a Q&A panel by award winning journalist Tony Jones. A range of global issues relevant to our speciality will be discussed such as model of care, genetic screening, contraception, sexual health and the medical workforce.”

Brisbane Convention & Exhibition Centre General Manager, Bob O’Keeffe said the Centre was extremely pleased to welcome delegates to the RCOG World Congress 2015. “We have a strong scientific focus at the Centre and international meetings of this calibre showcase Brisbane’s scientific and research strengths and expertise as well as fostering collaboration between some of the world’s leading thinkers and innovators.”

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