1st MMAF, November 22-24, 2013

The First Macao Medical Associations Forum_1st MMAF, in 2013 November 22-24, organized by Association of Portuguese-Speaking Physicians of Macau (AMLPM) was a unique, one-time Macao event that brought together under a roof the Faculty of Medical Sciences of MUST that full co-organized the Pre-Forum Workshops and the partnership of 21 Medical Associations that collaborated on the organization of the workshops and MMA Forum. Close to 400 health professionals of the 20 Macao Medical Associations representing physicians, nurses and other health professionals, and specialists and researchers of Macao, China-Guangdong, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Australia, Singapore and Portugal attended both integrated events, the pre-Forum and the Forum.

The Scientific Program of Forum included simultaneous Sessions, Symposiums, Conferences and State-of-Art lectures, all developed on an integrated approach of disease prevention and early approach of risk factors, the disease treatment and rehabilitation management, as well as the debate of continuous medical education and health professional development of the health professionals. Either some of the topics represented a cutting edge technology in medicine and contributed to up-to-date medical development in Macau.