Arabian Gulf University: The Arabian Gulf University (AGU) will hold a training workshop on the nature of diseases and ailments that affect the pelvic area in women next month.
The event, which is organised by the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at the College of Medicine and Medical Sciences (CMMS) at the AGU, is set to explain the stages of development of these diseases and the method of treating them. AGU noted that the training workshop is an activity affiliated with the Second International Conference on Obstetrics and Gynaecology, which was held in November.
Professor Diaa Rizk, Head of the Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department at the AGU, , said that the training workshop, which will be organised by the College over two consecutive days, aims to raise awareness of the nature of the diseases that women suffer from Pelvic Floor Disorders (PFDs), such as those related to the reproductive and urinary systems. He noted that the training focuses on explaining the latest methods of diagnosis and treatment leading to recovery.
Prof. Rizq stressed that the workshop, which will be held on the December 8-9, 2023, with the participation of 30 trainees from various health courses, will work to clarify the stages of the emergence and development of these diseases that affect the pelvic area in women, and will explain their causes and diagnosis methods using modern technologies. The event, he added, will discuss modern methods of treating these diseases and the challenges facing the health care staff to deal with the nature of these diseases and confronting them by presenting the latest methods of caring for women’s health.
He stated that the two-day event will provide lectures and training by specialised doctors in diagnosing and treating pelvic diseases in women, and the training will focus on clinical evaluation and diseases that result from weakness of the pelvic muscles and tendons in women, such as involuntary urination and prolapse of the uterus and vagina, in addition to discussing surgical interventions to treat these diseases and latest methods and techniques for treating them, whether through endoscopic methods or through physical therapy sessions.
Additionally, Prof. Rizk expected that the participants in the workshop will be from various health care specialties, including specialists in gynaecology, obstetrics, urology, family medicine, nursing, midwifery, and pharmacy, in addition to physical therapists from various health institutions, along with doctors and academics from AGU and from the Salmaniya Medical Complex, King Hamad University Hospital, the University Medical Centre, the University of Bahrain, and the Faculty of Medicine at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) – Bahrain.