According to rheumatology specialist and president of the organizing committee, Noel Rodriguez, among the events scheduled for October, the city of Matanzas, will organize the Reumatenas scientific meeting to discuss the specialty. All the specialties belonging to the Provincial Hospital Comandante Faustino Pérez as well as those from all over the country will take part in the event to be held during the current month and which, by means of face-to-face and online presentations, will discuss the section of medicine in charge of the care of locomotor system diseases and systemic autoimmune diseases, he said.
Rodriguez added that conferences and workshops are also part of the program of the event, which will also include the online participation of specialists from Mexico and the United States as evidence of the prestige acquired by Cuban specialists.
Marlibia de la Caridad Almendariz, head of the provincial rheumatology group, said that fibromyalgia, osteoarthritis, rheumatoid arthritis and lupus are among the most frequent ailments presented by patients in Cuba, and pointed out that events like this one allow for the exchange of criteria regarding medical treatments to be carried out.
Delving into the history of medical specialties, procedures, new studies and establishing links between specialists are the objectives of the Science Month Conference in Matanzas, which this time focuses on rheumatology.