FIDEP, the Bolivian primary immunodeficiency (PID) patients’ association, held the 2nd International Meeting on Primary Immunodeficiencies in the city of La Paz September 7 – 8. The meeting was organised with the support of IPOPI and had 140 participants, including medical specialists, resident doctors, medicine students as well as PID patients and their relatives.
For this second event FIDEP invited several internationally recognised doctors as well as local specialists. Dr Teresa Español, Pediatric Immunologist from Barcelona, Spain, and Dr Nora Hilda Segura, Immuno-allergologist from Mexico City together with Dr Nelva Guillen Immuno-allergologist, Dr Natalia Nuñez Del Prado Immunologist, Dr María Elena Calderón, Infectious diseases, Dr Rolando Quispaya Ophthalmologist-Immunologist and Dr Carlos Guachalla Immunologist, all from Bolivia, contributed to a great programme.
The meeting was well received by the participants and surpassed the expectations of the organisers, sponsors and exhibitors. FIDEP is committed to continue to contribute to the education of Bolivian doctors about PIDs.