Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Vulvovaginal Disease Update - September 13-14, 2024
World Congress -September 16-18 2024
Time(s): 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

This is a Language Accessible Event 

We are offering live translation into audio and captions for 26 languages at the event for no extra charge to make it language-accessible to everyone. Attendees access translation with their phone or computer. 

Abstract Submissions are now closed.

Cankarjev Dom
Prešernova cesta 10, 
1000 Ljubljana, Slovenia

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Now Available for Free Download: ISSVD Recommendations for the Diagnosis and Treatment of Vaginitis 

The new ISSVD recommendations are designed to overcome cultural, social and financial differences in global societies utilizing our team approach.

Now available in English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish. (Other languages coming)

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Now Available:  Online Courses by ISSVD Experts

Take your education of vulvovaginal disease diagnosis and treatment to a new level at your convenience.  We currently have our Fundamentals course available and our international course on vulvovaginitis .  Bookmark this page and check it often for more great learning courses coming soon.

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At the present time, the ISSVD consists of approximately 800 gynecologists, dermatologists, pathologists, microbiologists, family practitioners, psychologists, sexual counselors, physical therapists, microbiologists, nurse practitioners, and others, all of whom have distinguished themselves in some area of the study of vulvovaginal disease, and are considered capable of and willing to assist the Society in attaining its goals and purposes.

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Who is ISSVD?

The ISSVD, which stands for The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1970 at the Sixth World Congress of the International Federation of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (FIGO) in New York City. It is composed of health care professionals from different around the world, including, gynecologists, dermatologists, general practitioners, physiotherapist, nurse practitioners, etc. devoted 
to the study, investigation, and treatment of vulvovaginal diseases.

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Vaginal Microbiome

Understanding how the microorganisms that inhabit the vagina interact with each other and with the host is fundamental in the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of vulvovaginal disease. The ISSVD is proud to announce the publication of 5 comprehensive manuscripts that revealed advances on the role of the microbiota in lower genital tract infection in women of all ages. These manuscripts are preceded by a commentary by Prof. Jack Sobel, Dean and Distinguished Professor of the Wayne State University School of Medicine

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ISSVD New President

The International Society for the Study of Vulvovaginal Disease (ISSVD) is delighted to announce Tanja Bohl, MD as its new president. Dr. Bohl is a dermatologist and clinical lead at Jean Hailes for Women's Health in Melbourne, Australia. Dr. Bohl is a leading authority on vulvovaginal health and a passionate advocate for women's health. She has dedicated her career to improving the lives of women through education, research, and clinical care. We congratulate her on this well-deserved honor and wish her all the best in her new role. She will serve as President until the close of the XXVII World Congress to be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia, September 13-18, 2024.

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Management of postmenopausal vulvovaginal atrophy:

The ISSVD Vaginitis and Microbiome Committee subcommittee on vaginal atrophy has published a manuscript titled:

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We have two tiers of membership.  If you choose to change your status to “Fellow” you may do so by attending two events and presenting a qualifying abstract at our next World Congress. 

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