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News and best practices from members of the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO – and other interesting global developments.

WAPO participates in Cushing’s Patient Journey Summit 2019

The World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations (WAPO) will participate in the upcoming Cushing's Support and Research Foundation (CSRF) conference slated for October 4 to...

From Spain:  A story of a pharmacist and acromegaly

From the desk of J D Faccinetti – cofounder.  We often scan the world for compelling stories that broaden the awareness of pituitary disease and...

Important healthcare public policy work in Ecuador

This initiative comes from  Margarita Vasquez, from FAETH (Fundacion de Apoyo a Enfermos con Transtornos Hipofisiario), an Ecuadorian foundation and WAPO member, that supports patients...

Alert others of your condition to keep you safe

From our friends at the Pituitary Foundation in the UK comes this significant initiative to keep pituitary patients safe by alerting others to their condition....

Cortisol Matters! Learn why.

Why is it important to know about the symptoms of hypercortisolism and its clinical consequences? And why is early detection so critical?  The answers...

From The Netherlands, AdrenalNET: a comprehensive website for Adrenal disorders

If you suffer from an adrenal disease or would like to learn more about it, AdrenalNET offers comprehensive, reliable, easy to access scientific and...
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A picture is worth a thousand words. No translation needed!

From The French Acromegaly patient organization, Acromegales, pas seulement - This is an excellent awareness video from French acromegaly patient organization "Acromegales, pas Seulement" on the symptoms...
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Acromegaly patient organization in Argentina launches new disease awareness video

From Sandra Mesri, president of Apehi, (The Argentine Asociation for Patients Affected by a Pituitary Disorder) comes a new promotional video.  Sandra tells us...

Brazil adopts telemedicine strategy to get specialized medicine to remote areas

From the desk of JD Faccinetti cofounder - This article on the Brazilian Medical Council recent decision to approve telemedicine services comes to us...

News from Chile and Ecuador

Margarita Vazques de Amoroso, founder, and president of Faeth in Ecuador sent us some information on their monthly meetings.   "We try to get...

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