Endometriosis is an enigmatic disease described as a chronic, fibrotic, and hormone-dependent disease of many theories that affects a woman's well-being and quality of life. Endometriosis is often debilitating, progressive, and many times recurrent.
It presents mainly with pain conditions, infertility, and heavy menstrual bleeding.
FIGO President Dr. Kihara Anne Beatrice at her first scientific congress since assuming the presidency of FIGO at the Launch of Endometriosis Surgical Marathon at 3rd Park Hospital yesterday, 17th October 2023, Nairobi, Kenya.
The launching of the Endometriosis Surgical Marathon at 3rd Park Hospital was by CEO KMPDC Dr. D.G. Kariuki. The Head of Obstetrics and Gynaecology Department - Prof. E. J. Cheserem, Prof. Obimbo, and Dr. Owende - KNH were present amongst other delegates. These esteemed individuals come together to raise awareness about endometriosis for a significant impact in improving the lives of patients affected by the condition.
The hybrid Endometriosis Surgical Course from 17th - 19th October 2023 in Nairobi focuses on Endometriosis and Adenomyosis. It is open to laparoscopic surgeons interested in advancing their skills to encompass this complex procedure operating in Kenya and East Africa.