Physiotherapy for non-physiotherapists
19 October 2008. The morning programme was intended for clinicians without pelvic floor physiotherapy facilities at their workplace or situation, those who are not familiar with pelvic floor physiotherapy and/or who are looking for a way to organise the activity in their workplace. The session gave a background on physiotherapy, how it can support the delegate’s work and how it can be organised locally.
7th physiotherapy round table
The round table afternoon session was intended for physiotherapists only. The programme was split into different sessions discussing several relevant topics such as: pelvic floor physiotherapy in children, pain/trigger points, prolapse, men, fitness and pregnancy, low back/pelvic pain and pelvic floor muscles, research and outcome measures.
Nurses’ meeting for Pan-Arab nurses
The afternoon session held on Sunday, 19 October, was attended by local and Pan-Arab nurses presently working with patients suffering from bladder and bowel problems. The session was specifically geared towards the attendees, the local and Pan-Arab nurses.
ICS Annual General Meeting
The ICS Annual General Meeting was held Friday, 24 October, 11:00am – 12.30pm.
Social events and tours
The Organising Committee prepared a wonderful social programme for all the delegates. A welcome reception was held on Tuesday, 21 October in the beautiful Chinese Gardens of the Cairo International Convention Centre. Guests experienced the famous Egyptian hospitality and enjoyed entertainment inspired by local cultures and arts.
The sumptuous and exclusive Gala Dinner was held at the foot of the historic Great Pyramids of Giza where the delegates enjoyed dinner, dancing and a special performance of the “Sound & Light” display. The Gala Dinner was a unique and unforgettable evening for all attendees.
Pre- and post-meeting tours
For those interested in extending their stay in Egypt, a wide variety of fascinating pre- and postmeeting tours were available, varying from halfday sightseeing excursions to an Agatha Christieinspired 5-day cruise along the Nile which followed in the footsteps of Christie’s renowned character, Hercule Poirot.