EHA-AAH Balkan Hematology Tutorial 2022

EHA is joined forces with the Albanian Association of Hematology (AAH) to organize the EHA-AAH Balkan Hematology Tutorial.

Date: April 1-2, 2022
Format: Hybrid
Location: Tirana, Albania

Chairs: 
Prof Gianluca Gaidano, Chair EHA Global Outreach Program Committee
Prof Arben Ivanaj, Albanian Association of Hematology (AAH)
Dr Alma Cili, Albanian Association of Hematology (AAH)

Registration is closed

At EHA we highly value international collaboration, and we aim to foster long-term relations with our national society partners. EHA is teaming up with the Albanian Association of Hematology (AAH) to organize this tutorial, but also invited the partner national societies of the Balkan region to provide local speakers for the program.

The meeting was held in a hybrid format with the majority of the faculty and participants attending virtually, with a small group of attendees in Tirana, Albania.

Goal of the meeting

This two-day meeting aimed to provide a unique opportunity for participants to test their knowledge in various areas of lymphoid malignancies. The meeting was an opportunity for participants to update their knowledge on the revised classifications of target diseases, the biology and pathophysiology of selected pathologies, the diagnostic approaches to lymphomas and myelomas, new treatment strategies and guidelines, and to learn about relevant clinical trials.

Program

The EHA-AAH Balkan Hematology Tutorial program focused on a variety of topics. The following main topics were covered:

  • Hodgkin Lymphoma

  • T-cell malignancies

  • Multiple myeloma

  • CLL

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Indolent)

  • Non-Hodgkin Lymphoma (Aggressive)

The program included presentations and self-assessment cases from European speakers, in addition to case presentations by speakers from the Balkan region followed by time for discussion.

The full program can be found here.

Target audience

Physicians, clinicians, basic researchers, biologists, trainees, medical students from the Balkan region.

Learning objectives

After attending this Tutorial, you will be able to: 

  • better know the origin, mechanism, classification, diagnosis, and prognostic factors of lymphoid malignancies,
  • know the best treatment for lymphoid malignancies, and
  • describe, diagnose, classify, and treat patients with this group of neoplasms.

Registration

Registration for the tutorial was free of charge.

Partner acknowledgment

EHA would like to thank the following regional and national partners for their collaboration.

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Slovenian Society of Hematology

Slovenia

 

EBAH CME Accreditation

EBAH accredited stamp DEF2EHA Hematology Tutorials are accredited by the European Board for Accreditation in Hematology (EBAH) CME. EBAH CME is the best way for hematologists to master the latest developments within the specialty of hematology. Staying abreast of these scientific developments and keeping in touch with up-to-date views on clinical policy will enable you to raise your professional level, resulting in the best treatment for your patients.