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					     WEST AFRICAN COLLEGE OF SURGEONS.
   COLLEGE OUEST AFRICAIN DES CHIRURGIENS


ANNOUNCEMENT ON THE 49TH ANNUAL SCIENTIFIC CONFERENCE,
      CONAKRY, GUINNEA, 7TH - 13TH, FEBRUARY 2009.

DATE:               7 - 13 February, 2009.

VENUE:             PALAIS DU PEUPLE, CONAKRY, GUINNEA.

CHAIRMAN LOC: Prof. F. BINTA DIALLO (bindiallo223@hotmail.fr,
fabibangdiallo@yahoo.fr)

      SECRETARY LOC:Prof M. BALDE (mdbaldedka@yahoo.fr)

THEME:             INFECTIONS IN SURGERY

SUB-THEMES:

i. Strategies for Reduction in Maternal Mortality and Morbidity

ii. HIV/AIDS and the Surgeon.

iii. Middle-level Surgical Manpower Development.


SUBMISSION OF ABSTRACTS:

Participants wishing to make scientific presentations are to submit their
abstracts on or before 20th December, 2008 by e-mail to:

bindiallo223@hotmail.fr
fabibangdiallo@yahoo.fr
mdbaldedka@yahoo.fr
clementnwawolo@yahoo.com
ABSTRACT FORMAT:

   1. The title of the paper should be centred, double spaced and the
      name(s) of author(s) and the institution where the work was done
      should be indicated. The name of the author to present the paper at
      the conference should be indicated.

   2. The abstract should not exceed 200 words.

PRIZES:

   a. Ethicon prize shall be awarded to the best scientific paper presented
      by a young Fellow of the College.

   b. Jim Nwobodo prize shall be awarded to the best paper presented by a
      Graduating Fellow.

   Contestants for all these prizes should apply to the Chairman of the
   LOC/Secretary General of WACS with a copy of the full paper not later
   than 20th December 2008.

   c. College Prizes

REGISTRATION:

Conference Registration fee is $150.
Registration fee for each accompanying persons is $100.

HOTEL ACCOMMODATION:

The list of Hotels is as detailed below. For Hotel bookings
please contact Chairman, LOC - Prof Binta Diallo
(bindiallo223@hotmail.fr, fabibangdiallo@yahoo.fr)

HOTELS IN CONAKRY

HOTEL                  CLASS NO OF ROOMS
Novotel Conakry           4     167 rooms - 8 Suites
Hotel Camayenne           4     96 rooms - 32 Suites
Mariador palace           4     96 rooms
                                84 rooms - 32 Junior Suites - 4 Presidential
Grand hotel de Conakry    4
                                Suites
Hotels Rivieras
                          3     100 rooms
Taouyah
Mariador Residence        3     33 rooms
Mariador Park             2     35 rooms
Petit Bateau              2     33 rooms - 3 suites
La residence fleurie      2     25 rooms
Le Rocher                 2     16 rooms
Les mantises              2     16 rooms
Hotel Galaxie             2     16 rooms
Sacha Hotel               2     40 roooms
Other Hotels              2
Cost of Hotel ranges from $80 - $220. LOC is still working on Discount for
the conference.

TRAVEL ARRANGEMENTS.
For group travel arrangements please contact your WACS Country Rep.
or your local travel agent.
      Mauritania         -   Prof Mogueya
      Senegal            -   Prof. Serigne M Gueye
      Gambia             -   Dr. Yankuba Kassama
      Liberia            -   Dr. M. Sheriff
      Mali               -   Prof. A Mohammed
      Burkina Faso       -   Prof. Jean Lakounde
      Cote d Ivoire      -   Prof. Herve Yangni Angate
      Ghana              -   Dr. Gladys Amponsah
      Togo               -   Prof Hubert Tekou
      Benin Republic     -   Prof. Nazaire Pandonou
      Cameroun           -   Prof. Fru Angwafor III

FOR FELLOWS TRAVELLING FROM NIGERIA;
Group Travel arrangement is being made with Bellview Airlines. Secretariat
is also working on Charter Flights with Virgin Nigeria, Arik Air, Aero
Contractors. Arrangements have not been concluded yet.
Proposed Travel Dates are:

Departure dates are
      Saturday 7th February, 2009
      Sunday 8th February, 2009
      Monday 9th February, 2009
Return dates are:
      Saturday 14th February, 2009.
      Sunday 15th February, 2009.

IMPORTANT NOTICE
    1. Visa not necessary for those with passports from ECOWAS
       Countries.
    2. Those requiring visa are to contact Chairman LOC.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

Saturday, Feb. 7th 2009
     Arrivals
Sunday, Feb. 8th 2009.
     Arrivals
           Council meeting

Monday, Feb. 9th 2009
     Scientific sessions.
     Opening Ceremony
     Faculty and Faculty Board meetings
     Accreditation committee meeting
Tuesday, Feb. 10th 2009
     Scientific sessions.
     Symposium on Rural Surgery
     Conferment of Honorary Fellowship
     Scientific sessions.
     Gala Dinner / Re-launching of Endowment fund.
Wednesday, Feb. 11th 2009
     Scientific sessions
     Guest Lecture
      Symposia
     Annual General Meeting/Elections
Thursday, Feb. 12th 2009.
      Scientific sessions
      Symposia
      Adjourned Council meeting.
Friday, Feb. 13th 2009
      Scientific sessions
       Admission of New Fellows / Closing Ceremony.
Saturday, 14th Feb. 2009
      Departure

Further information will be put on the website.
      Signed

CLEMENT C. NWAWOLO
Secretary General, WACS
clementnwawolo@yahoo.com, info@wacs-coac.org
+2348038053390

				
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