World Allergy Training School (WATS): Maputo, Mozambique
On 14 August, the Emerging Societies Program (ESP), a joint initiative of the World Allergy Organization (WAO) and the American College of Allergy, held a World Allergy Training School (WATS) in Maputo, Mozambique. Dr Dana Wallace, Prof Joao Tebyrica and Dr Daniel Ein were present to conduct the Training School for 85 young physicians in attendance. Be sure to check out the ESP Homepage to see where WAO has been, and to read more about the WATS in Mozambique.
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For more information, contact Samantha Machart.