Havana, Cuba.- The International Convention, Calixto 2018, began today in this capital with the participation of representatives of more than 15 countries to update the scientific results at a national and foreign level.
The convention, to be held until January 24 in the context of the 122nd anniversary of the ‘General Calixto Garcia’ University Hospital, will welcome participants from Ecuador, Venezuela, Mexico, Colombia, Peru, Belize, the Dominican Republic, Guyana, the United States, Germany, the host, among other nations.
The scientific program of Calixto 2018 includes issues of great interest, such as chronic diseases and metabolism, trauma surgery, head and neck surgery, spine and limbs, infectious diseases and aging.
Medical technology, serious patient care, medical teaching, nursing, natural and traditional medicine, and health administration, are also on the list.
The Convention, which will be held through roundtable discussions, lectures, panels, free issues, e-posters and signs, will be a favorable framework for the presentation of more than 600 works of all medical specialties and academic services.
After the opening ceremony, delegates and guests will discuss today on internal medicine, ophthalmology, cardiology, angiology, oncology, allergy and urology, among other branches responsible for the study of our body. Prior to the event, preconvention courses were given covering issues such as Anticoagulation in patient with a heart condition, Anterior segment traumatic eye, News and challenges of breast cancer, Ozone therapy and Pathological anatomy.