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AFES Congress

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For the third time, the Philippines played host to the ASEAN Federation of Endocrine Societies (AFES) Congress, bringing together endocrinologists in the ASEAN region as well as from other parts of the world. With the theme “Linking Molecular and Clinical Endocrinology”, the 2005 AFES Congress took place at the Philippine International Convention Center from December 7 to 10, 2005.

Organized by the Philippine Society of Endocrinology and Metabolism (PSEM) and the Philippine Diabetic Association (PDA), the congress delivered a first-rate interdisciplinary program which helped in increasing the knowledge of researchers and clinicians in the field of endocrinology.

The convention was graced by some of the most respected physicians of the country who gave lectures on various topics relating to the care of diabetic patients and the management of diabetes. Some of the event’s speakers were Dr. Augusto Litonjua, President, Diabetes Center Philippines and Philippine Association for the Study of Overweight and Obesity; Dr. Ricardo Fernando, Founder and President of the Institute for Studies on Diabetes Foundation Incorporated; Dr. Mary Anne LimAbrahan, President, Philippine Lipid Society; Dr. Eva Cutiongco; Dr. Dante Morales; Dr. Leonardo Almeda; and Dr. Antonio Dans.

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