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Fistula Workshop 2021 - Applications now open!

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We are pleased to announce the forthcoming ICS 9th Workshop for Surgical Repair of Vaginal Fistula & Urinary Incontinence. The workshop will take place over 15-17th December 2021 in Aswan, Egypt.

The focus of the workshop will be to allow up to 30 delegates to receive hands on surgical training on repairs to vaginal fistulas. The workshop is open to all international delegates with a preference for trainees and residents and those working in developing and resource-constrained countries. A full multi-disciplinary team (fluent in English) will teach various surgical techniques on local patients. Note all lectures and operations will be in English.

The ICS is accepting two types of application for the course:

  • Fully funded - 5 positions (ICS sponsors course fee and hotel costs)
  • No funding - up to 25 positions (Delegates pays course fee and hotel costs)

The course fees include:
• Pickup/return from airport
• Transfers from hotel to course venue
• Comprehensive two and half day programme
• Lunch at course venue and two evening meals

*Extra nights and any special requirements will need to be covered by the candidates. For further details of the course, please click here to download the programme.

Note visa requirements and costs are to be arranged by the candidates. Letters of invitation can be requested from the ICS and the local organisers.

Applicants are requested to complete an application form and return to Dina Nagy, at Roots, the organising company for this event, along with their CV. All applications will then be reviewed by the Course Director, Sherif Mourad.
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Click Here for an application form

The deadline for all applications is 1st October 2021.

Should you have any queries regarding either the programme or the application process, please contact Dina Nagy, at Roots on

COVID-19: During the pandemic, ICS will not ask members to travel internationally due to the risks involved in doing so. Where an event requires an international expert, ICS will request remote or pre-recorded presentations for that speaker. Should local speakers be requested for an event, then we would ask ICS members to take all reasonable precautions as confirmed by your local health department/government. The safety of ICS members is paramount, and we would ask members to let the office know if they have any concerns before an event.

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