The ICS 8th Workshop for Surgical Repair of Vaginal Fistula & Urinary Incontinence will take place 12-14th December 2019 at the Ministry of Health, Khartoum State, Sudan.
The focus of the workshop will be to allow 20 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 offering three types of funding for the course:
Option 1: Full contribution. For delegates from those countries listed on the appendices list relating to the poorest countries according to the World Bank. ICS will cover course fees and up to 3 nights’ accommodation*. You are required to cover your own flights or travel to the course. There are 5 full contribution positions available. Open to ICS members and non-members.
Option 2: Partial contribution. Should you not fit into the above category you can still apply for partial contribution. Full course fees of £1000 are required but the ICS will cover 3 nights’ accommodation*. You are required to cover your own flights or travel to the course. There are 5 full partial contribution positions available. Open to ICS members and non-members and on a first come first served basis.
Option 3: No contribution. Should you not fit into the above categories you are required to pay the full course fees of £1000 plus cover own flights and accommodation. Open to ICS members and non-members and on a first come first served basis.
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.
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 the ICS office along with their CV. All applications are then reviewed by ICS.
The deadline for applications is 15 October 2019.