The Philippines hosts "Educational Course
Society of Vascular Medicine (PSVM) and the Philippine Society of Hematology
and Blood Transfusion (PSHBT) will jointly host the International Society of
Thrombosis (ISTH) "Educational Course on Thrombosis: Asian Perspective” on
November 8-9, 2013 at the DAPA Hall of the Philippine Heart Center in Quezon
The Chairman of the
ISTH Educational Committee, Prof. Andreas Greinacher, MD, approved of this
first ever ISTH Educational Course in the ASEAN Region. This was made possible
through the efforts of Dr. Maria Teresa B. Abola, Past PSVM President and an APSTH member who
serves as the adviser and convenor with Dr. Patricio P. Palmes (PSVM) as the
Overall Chairman and Dr. Ma. Angelina A. Mirasol (PSHBT) as Co-Chairman of the
Aside from a host of
local specialists on thrombosis and hemostasis comprising the course faculty,
facilitated the participation of foreign experts---Drs. Lee Lai Heng, Chris
Ward, Yukio Ozaki, and Claire McLintoc who will make this course an excellent
learning experience among resident physicians, fellows-in-training, clinicians,
young researchers/scientists, and other allied professionals.
The ISTH has emphasized the
educational value of this activity and will even provide all participants a
complimentary one-year membership to this prestigious organization.
Any inquiries maybe forwarded
to the PSVM/PSHBT Secretariat with email addresses: firstname.lastname@example.org and/or email@example.com.