PRA 2015 Scientific Program – First Annoucement

The 21st PRA Annual Meeting will be held from February 27 to 29, 2015 at the Sofietel Hotel, Pasay City. Below is the tentative Scientific Program (as of December 15, 2014).

PRECONVENTION: 26 February 2015 (Thursday)

  • Basic Rheumatology Course (half-day)
  • Musculoskeletal Ultrasound Course (whole day)

CONVENTION DAY 1: 27 February 2015 (Friday)

  • 0830-0845H      Year in Review: Rheumatology
  • 0845-09:15H     New Insights and Perspectives in Gout
  • 0915-0945H      State of the Art Management of Gout
  • 0945-1015H      Advocacies in Medicine
  • 1045-1115H      Dr. Lourdes Manahan Lectures in Rheumatology: PRA, atbp. 
  • 1115-1145H      The Resurgence of Chikungunya Fever
  • 1145-1215H      Gout in Mindanao 
  • 1330-1345H      Research Presentation
  • 1345-1415H      Practicing Rheumatology in Davao
  • 1415-1445H      DMARDS – A Comparative Safety Analysis
  • 1445-1515H      Updates in Rheumatoid Arthritis Management
  • 1545-1615H      Evidence Based Management: Pulmonary Hypertension
  • 1615-1645H      Revisiting Cardiovascular Issues with NSAIDs
  • 1645-1715H      Pediatric Rheumatology

CONVENTION DAY 2: 28 February 2015 (Saturday)

  • 0730-0800H      Evidence Based Management: Osteoarthritis
  • 0800-0830H      Regional Pain Syndromes
  •  0830-0900H     The Spondyloarthropathies
  •  0930-1030H     Know the Professors
  •  1030-1100H     Psoriatic Arthritis
  •  1100-1130H     Research Presentation
  •  1300-1400H     Know the Professors
  •  1400-1430H     Medical Informatics
  •  1500-1700H     PRA Annual Business Meetin

Several speakers have confirmed their talks for the convention. We will keep everyone posted as new developments come along. Bookmark the PRA Website for more news.



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2 thoughts on “PRA 2015 Scientific Program – First Annoucement

    1. Thanks for your interest in attending our convention. Rates are as follows: 1500 if consultant/ specialist. 1000 if government MD (need proof) and 500 if medical resident/ student.


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