Asia-Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance (APA) Academic Conference held in Macau

Publish: 8:22 AM, October 30, 2023

The 9th Asia-Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance (APA) Academic Conference Macau Forum and the 2023 International Academic Conference of the Macau Health Bureau Doctors Association were successfully held at the Galaxy Macau International Convention Center on October 27-28, 2023.

The Macau Health Bureau Doctors Association, Asia Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance, Chinese Microcirculation Society and Beijing Cihua Medical Development Foundation jointly organized the conference. The Peripheral Vascular Disease Professional Committee of the Chinese Microcirculation Society and the Macao Medical Science and Technology Research Association co-organized the conference with the strong support of the Macao Foundation and the Health Bureau of the Macao Special Administrative Region Government, as well as the strong support and title of the VEITH Symposium in the United States.

Cai Nian, Chairman of the Asia-Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance, Chairman of the Macao Health Bureau Doctors Association, President of the Asia-Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance and Director of the Vascular Surgery of Peking Union Medical College Hospital; Zheng Yuehong, Chairman of the General Assembly of the Asia-Pacific Vascular Academic Alliance and Director of the Vascular Surgery of Peking Union Medical College Hospital, co-chaired the meeting.

Dr. Md Misbahul Ferdous, a Bangladeshi citizen, was appointed Vice President of the Asia Pacific Angiology Academic Alliance at the conference. Dr Misbah received his Post Doctoral Fellow in Cardiology from Peking Union Medical College, Beijing, China. He got extensive training in different fields of Cardiology from the world’s top hospitals. For the past years, he has been working on developing primary PCI treatment facilities and peripheral Vascular care.

The purpose of this conference is to “base on the grassroots level, face the Asia-Pacific, join hands in microcirculation and connect the world,” and continue to expand the organization’s platform. Invited from Japan, South Korea, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, France, the United States, Peru and Chinese Mainland, Hong Kong and China’s Australia experts to participate in the exchange and expand the scale of membership to Pakistan, Bangladesh, Iraq and other Asia-Pacific regions.

The conference set up three venues, carried out 122 topics, and invited 126 domestic and foreign experts in the same field to participate in the scene; more than 800 local registered participants in the audience accumulated participation in the conference for nearly 800 hours.

It is expected that the conference will provide opportunities for communication and interaction between the Asia Pacific region and the Pacific region in the field of peripheral vascular and microcirculation, improve the health care standards among different regions, and provide opportunities for Macau and its surrounding health care providers to contact international academic exchanges.

This is the first international medical conference held in Macao after the epidemic, which not only brings the latest medical academic research but also brings a new development direction and opportunities for the stable development of Macao.