Vol 60 No 2 2020

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Dr. Andrew Rosenberg (USA) lecturing on bone pathology

A Successful 31st Congress of the IAP Arab Division in Hurghuda, Egypt

Around 150 pathologists from Arab, European and North American countries traveled to the beautiful city of Hurghuda in Egypt to attend the 31st Congress of the Arab Division of IAP. The four day Congress spanned over four days on October 23-26, 2019 and included a one day cytopathology workshop and three days of lectures and slide session seminars on contemporary topics in pathology given by distinguished international speakers from USA, Canada, France, Germany, Switzerland and the region. The covered topics were Bone and Soft Tissue Pathology, Gastrointestinal Pathology, Gynecologic Pathology, Uropathology, Pulmonary and Mediastinum Pathology, & Neuropathology. Forty-two pathologists-in-training presented their work in oral or poster platform. In addition to this rich scientific program, the attendees enjoyed a pleasant social program that took advantage of the Congress' venue on the scenic coast of the Red Sea and its spectacular beaches.

Dr. Salwa El-Haddad, Congress President (to the left), in the company of Dr. Maysa Al-Hussaini (Jordan), ex-President of the Division, Dr. Hunaina Al-Kindi (Oman), President of the Division, and Dr. Kheira Bouzeid (Algeria), the previous President of the Division.
A group of attendees surrounding Dr. Salwa El-Haddad the Congress President. To her right is Dr. Hunaina Al-Kindi the incoming president of the Division and to her left is Dr. Maysa Al-Hussaini, the Ex-President of the Division. In the back row is Dr. Samir Amr, an ex-president of IAP. To his right is Dr. Wael Sakr, Chair of Pathology at Wayne State University and to his left are Dr. Ismail Matalka, ex-division president and Dr. Hassan Annab, the Treasurer of the Division.

By Ghazi Zaatari