Congress highlights

Highlights from meetings and congresses on endometriosis


WCE2005: Best practice in endometriosis: when support groups and physicians work together
14 September 2005

Best practice in endometriosis includes specialist care (centres of excellence), self-help programmes, international awareness, support groups, and early diagnosis and treatment of symptoms (WCE2005).

Picture of Axel Forman WCE2005: Making centres of expertise happen
14 September 2005

Axel Forman explains how to lobby legislators and professional organisations effectively for the implementation of national guidelines for endometriosis and national centres of expertise at WCE2005

Picture of Samantha Falconer WCE2005: Self-management programmes
14 September 2005

Samantha Falconer explains how empowering women with endometriosis through self management programmes may help overcome symptoms and improve physician/patient interaction (WCE2005).

Picture of Deborah Bush WCE2005: Implementing specialised support programmes in hospitals
14 September 2005

Deborah Bush (Endometriosis New Zealand) presented on how Christchurch Women’s Hospital and ENZ through a patient partnering programme utilise ENZ expertise to provide support, information, and self-management strategies.

Picture of Janice Beaven WCE2005: They hear, but are they listening?
14 September 2005

Janice Beaven talks about improving communication between women with endometriosis and health care providers towards mutual understanding and joint initiatives (WCE2005).

Picture of Mary Lou Ballweg WCE2005: Patients and scientists: essential partners in breakthrough research
14 September 2005

Mary Lou Ballweg explains how support groups can drive research forward including how they have been instrumental in raising vital financing at the 9th World Congress of Endometriosis (WCE2005)

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