Recently, Pharma major Lupin and the European Association of Urology (EAU) announced a collaboration to further the cause of Urology in India. With this collaboration, Lupin brings European Association of Urology’s biggest event and experts to India for the very first time. The first activity as part of this collaboration will be a medical symposium for the Indian urology community across five cities. The first of these symposium is to be held at Bangalore tomorrow.
By bringing the best of Annual EAU Congress, this program will provide Indian Urology practitioners an opportunity to get accustomed with the latest advancements made at a global level and to apply these global best practices for patients in India.
The event to be held under the banner of Masterclass, ‘Best of EAU18’. This is the first time such a program will be conducted in India, and will see a select group of world-renowned urologists in attendance to discuss clinical practices and key research developments in the field. The speakers’ list consists of Prof. Christopher Chapple, a specialist in functional Urology, whose expertise lies in functional, female and reconstructive Urology, including Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia (BPH) and Overactive bladder (OAB) syndromes; Prof. Maurizio Brausi and Prof. Arnulf Stenzl, whose specialities are in Onco-urology; and Prof. Selcuk Silay, an expert in Paediatric Urology, Andrology, and Endourology.
“India has seen an increasing prevalence of urological ailments possibly due to an increase in expected lifespan. Urological ailments, besides the inherent morbidity, also severely impact the day-to-day quality of life, including social and personal aspects coupled with significant economic burden. The urological ailments have increasing incidence with age and, may also be driven by sedentary lifestyle. Due to the necessity for constant knowledge up-gradation of the medical professionals, there is a regular and compelling need to not only get the recent developments but get it straight from the experts. With that objective in mind, Lupin, for the first time ever in the Indian Pharma Industry, has collaborated with EAU (European Association of Urology) to bring the ‘Best of EAU18’ conference to the Indian Urologists with the ultimate aim of improving the healthcare for the patients. In keeping with the academic focus, we at Lupin are driven to continue such initiatives not only in the field of Urology but also other important specialties,” said Rajeev Sibal, President India Business at Lupin.
“The Annual Congress of the European Association of Urology is one of the biggest and most important scientific meetings in the field of Urology, attracting around 15,000 healthcare professionals to major European cities every year”, says Prof. Christopher Chapple, Secretary General of the EAU. “Our mission is to raise the level of urological care throughout Europe and beyond by encouraging urological research and broadcasting these results. With this collaboration, we bring India the best of the last Congress in Copenhagen and we look forward to sharing experiences in the various Indian cities.”
Lupin’s Masterclass ‘Best of EAU18’ series will be held at five cities across the country – New Delhi, Kolkata, Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai.