The World Association against Infection in Orthopaedics and Trauma will host its first annual congress with as main theme: "A global approach to the silent epidemic of the bone and joint infections".
Infections of the Bones and/or Joints cause an increasing world-wide severity in the field of Orthopaedics and Traumatology. These musculoskeletal infections are known as devastating adverse events that can even lead to life-threatening conditions. The 1st WAIOT Congress focusses on these infections, with as main topics:
- Bacterial resistance;
- Infections in Sickle Cell Disease;
- Musculoskeletal infections in Developing regions;
- Paediatric & joint infections;
- Spine Infections;
- Tuberculosis – Complications and Law protection.