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

PWN and WAPO in push to increase awareness of pituitary disease around the world

From JD Faccinetti, Co-founder, Chairman, and CEO - This year we participated in the World Alliance of Pituitary Organizations – WAPO 2018 – conference held recently...

Substandard drugs: In what world is this remotely acceptable?

  Español From the desk of Jorge D Faccinetti Cofounder and Chairman, Pituitary World News -  I recently learned that substandard drugs for acromegaly and...

Medicamentos de calidad inferior. ¿En qué mundo es esto remotamente aceptable?

Desde el escritorio de J D Faccinetti Cofundador y presidente de Pituitary World News -  Recientemente descubrí que, según se afirma, algunos medicamentos deficientes...

Acromegaly portraits: A photo essay by Spain’s acromegaly community

In a fantastic photo exposition from our friends at the Spanish Acromegaly Association, Raquel Ciriza, and her team illustrate this point with stunning, beautiful visuals...
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From France: an effort to reduce diagnosis times for acromegaly

For those of you who speak French and are interested in existing efforts to increase awareness of acromegaly around the globe, this is the work of...

From Argentina: A survey to learn more about pituitary disease

Leading Argentine patient advocacy group APEHI (Ayuda a Pacientes con Enfermedades Hipofisarias) -loosely translated “Help for Patients with Pituitary Disease” – recently conducted a...

The Spanish Association of People Affected by Acromegaly annual conference

The Spanish Association of People affected by Acromegaly is holding their annual conference September 15th in Madrid, Spain.  Pituitary World News will share experiences...

Focus South Africa

Today we take a quick look at the Pituitary Community South Africa and their efforts to inform and educate on pituitary disease.  This an organization...

Ecuador: Monthly meetings enhance doctor patient communication

From our friends in Ecuador,  Margarita Vasques Amoroso sends us information on their monthly meetings. Specialist and patients gather periodically to chat, exchange experiences and...

More from Spain: Acromegalia conference packed with valuable information.

Madrid, Spain: J D Faccinetti reporting.   The Spanish Association of People affected by Acromegaly has a full schedule for this week's conference in Madrid packed with...

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