Western European Scientific Symposium on "New approaches to diagnostic and treatment in internal medicine".

The congress was organized by the Ukrainian Association of Internal Medicine, Bogomolets National Medical University and Ministry of Health of Ukraine, directed by Prof. Dr. Vasyl Netiazhenko.
The International Society of Internal Medicine was represented by Dr. Rodolfo Bado as President of ISIM, with the lectures: "Advanced Heart Failure" and " Perioperative Management of the Elderly".
The event gathered internists from Ukraine, young doctors and students, the assistance was nearly 450 participants. The Scientific Programm covered a wide spectrum of internal medicine topics and the presentation of the new national program and guidelines on hypertension.
The Ukrainie Association of Internal Medicine is an active member of ISIM, performing annually courses on internal medicine topics. Our participation was highly regarded being a very nice opportunity to strengthen bonds and friendship between our institutions.