More than sixty Dermatologists from across the Caribbean are expected to gather here in St. Vincent and the Grenadines from today for the 27th Annual Meeting of the Caribbean Dermatology Association (CDA).
The Caribbean Dermatology Association is a professional society of Dermatologists and Doctors with an interest in Dermatology. The annual meeting of the CDA is held in a different Caribbean territory each year and is open to all medical professionals.
The meeting which commenced this morning will run until Saturday November 10, at the Beachcombers Hotel.
Doctors from territories including Guyana, Belize, Jamaica, St. Lucia and Trinidad; and also from Canada, and the United Kingdom will be in attendance.
The keynote speaker at the Meeting will be delivered by Professor Lynne Goldberg, Professor of Dermatology, Pathology and Laboratory Medicine and Director of the Hair Clinic, at the Boston Medical Centre.
Professor Goldberg will discuss Alo-pecia, or Hair Loss, in ethnic skin.
The Conference will also host a Symposium specifically to update General Physicians on the management of common conditions of the skin and hair.
Vincentian doctors are also invited to participate.
The Symposium will be held tomorrow, November 8 at 5p.m.