World Menopause Day
World Menopause Day is celebrated around the world each year on October 18th.
Further information is available through the IMS at this link:
Updated IMS recommendations on postmenopausal hormone therapy and preventive strategies for midlife health
Handover of the Presidency to Professor Takeshi Aso took place on September 28, 2010 during the Fourth Scientific Meeting of the APMF.
Professor Aso was proud to announce that the Fifth Scientific Meeting of the APMF will be held from 17-19 October, 2013 in Tokyo, Japan. The meeting venue will be the Keio Plaza Hotel. More information will be provided soon.
APMF are pleased to announce that the bidding for the 2016 Scientific Meeting was won by Singapore. Details of the dates of this meeting will be announced later. Council member Dr Chua Yang from Singapore is the new President Elect.
International Menopause Society
APMF is proud to have Professor Ko-En Huang from Taiwan and Dr Rodney Baber from Australia as members of the Board of the IMS
In July 2010, the Endocrine Society released a Statement on Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy. population. Their statements are developed by a multidisciplinary Task Force of experts with representation from the various core committees within The Endocrine Society.
Their statement is available as follows: Santen RJ et al. 2010, Postmenopausal Hormone Therapy: An Endocrine Society Scientific Statement.
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism 95, Supplement 1: S1-S66
Use this link to find the latest IMS statement on breast cancer and HRT
List of References on menopausal symptoms and experience of menopause in Asia
(By year of publication - Microsoft Word Format)
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