FIUGA thanks the many donors – individuals, student groups, and industry partners – who supported our work in 2018. FIUGA is wholly dependent on donations and grants to carry out its work.
In 2018 we were able to support:
- 1 faculty and 2 physiotherapists to travel to Ghana to train both the physicians (fellows and faculty) and physiotherapists in conservative treatments – both in Accra and Kumasi.
- 5 faculty and fellows from the Ghana fellowship program to attend the IUGA Annual Meeting in Vienna to further their urogynecological education.
On February 12, 2019, the FDA Obstetrics and Gynecology Devices Panel of the Medical Devices Advisory Committee will meet to discuss and make recommendations regarding the safety and effectiveness of surgical mesh placed transvaginally in the anterior vaginal compartment to treat pelvic organ prolapse. FDA
We are currently seeking three volunteers to serve on a Writing Group to develop a consensus statement on Management of Mesh-related Complications for the FPMRS Specialist. This will be a joint publication with AUGS. The goal of this position statement is to draw on the
We are excited to announce that on April 11 and 12, 2019, we will be in Hangzhou, China! The program for our newest IUGA eXchange program, held at the Hangzhou Women’s Hospital, is now available. To see the program and learn more about this IUGA
Our New President is Looking Forward in 2019
Happy 2019! I hope that you have all had a wonderful holiday season and are ready for an exciting year to come!