The History of The Federation:
The Asia Pacific Menopause Federation was formed following a meeting of representatives from 14 neighbouring countries who felt the need to establish a platform for those interested in the menopause and ageing in the Asia-Pacific region.
A Steering Committee was chosen which has worked towards the incorporation of the Federation during the 9th IMS World Congress on the Menopause. The Council of the Federation will include individuals from each of the representative Menopause Societies. It will be open to expansion from other Asia-Pacific countries who may wish to join.
At the time of it's incorporation, the Federation will represent the following countries or regions:
Australasia, China, Hong Kong SAR, China, Indonesia, India, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
The Objectives of The Federation:
- To promote and assist the study of all aspects of the menopause and its consequences in women for public interest.
- To promote and assist the study of age related changes in reproductive hormones and their consequences in adult men for public interest.
- To improve the quality of life of monopausal women and ageing men for public interest.
- To promote the free interchange of technology and expertise related to the menopause and ageing.
- To provide a regional base to facilitate the conduct of meetings, courses, and other educational activities related to the menopause and ageing.
- To encourage the conduct of multicentre trials concerning the menopause and ageing.
- To establish the epidemiology, clinical features and sequelae of the menopause and ageing.
- To establish a consensus for management relating to the menopause and ageing in women and in men.
- To recommend common policies on matters relating to the menopause and ageing when so requested by Societies, Colleges or similar organizations for the benefit of the public.
- To freely disseminate information relating to the objectives of the Federation.
- To solicit and manage funds and other assets necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Federation.