Welcome Note

Welcome to the newly upgraded website of the Arab Division of the International Academy of Pathology. The primary mission of the Division is to promote the medical specialty of Pathology in the Arab countries and education in Pathology by offering and sponsoring activities that serve such objectives. The website includes information on scheduled activities of the Division such as the Annual Congresses. For this year, the annual scientific congress will be held in Hurghuda in Egypt on October 23-26. For next year, it will be held in Beirut, Lebanon on October 28-31, 2020. In addition, there will be scheduled educational activities of the Arab School of Pathology. The next workshop is on cytopathology and will be in January 23-25, 2020.
This website offers the visitors the opportunity to browse the scientific material of several previous scientific congresses and workshops of the Arab School of Pathology and the Arab-British School of Pathology.
I welcome your thoughts and suggestions to enrich this website. Feel free to share with us your opinions.

Ghazi Zaatari, MD
Secretary, Arab Division
VP for Asia, IAP



It is with honor that I address you in this issue of the Newsletter, not only as the President of the Arab-Division of the IAP, but also as a key member in the Organizing Committee of the 32nd Congress of the IAP that is taking place at the Dead-Sea, Jordan, a prestigious event that the Arab Division is honored to host.

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IAP 2018 Congress - Dead Sea

The 32nd Congress of The international Academy of Pathology, in conjunction with 30th Annual Scientific Meeting of the Arab Division of IAP, were held at the King Hussein Bin Talal Convention Center at Dead Sea on October 14-18, 2019. The Congress was highly successful and was attended by 1200 registrants. In the tradition of IAP Congresses, a rich scientific program covered 30 pathology topics and 350 international speakers made valuable and instructive presentations in 35 symposia, 9 long courses, 17 short courses and 29 slide sessions and workshops. The program included four keynote lecturers, delivered by Prof. Alastair Burt, Prof. Günter Klöppel, Dr. Sherif Zaki, and Dr. Klaus Kayser. The Congress offered 117 bursaries, mostly to junior pathologists from underserved countries.

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