Event Description

The International Institute on Ageing United Nations-Malta (INIA), in collaboration with the Tunisian Geriatric Society (STG), the Middle East Academy for Medicine of Ageing (MEAMA), the Maghreb Academy for Medicine of Aging (MAMA), and the Faculty of Medicine of Monastir (FMM) organised the fourth in-situ programme in Geriatrics.  This was held in Monastir, Tunisia on the 2nd and 3rd of August 2020.


The programme was attended by participants from Tunisia, Algeria and Morocco. The sessions addressed multiple geriatric conditions such as metabolic pathologies; Osteoarthritis; Geriatric giants; Chronic pain and cognitive problems in old age. These were delivered through lectures, discussions and group work. Local and foreign experts lecturing during this programme comprised of Professor Sonia Ouali Hammami, Director of the course and President of the Tunisian Society of Geriatrics, along with other experts from Tunisia, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Lebanon, Egypt, Saudi Arabia, Morocco and Cote d’Ivoire.