Medical conferences have been announced at the Guadalajara Civil Hospital

The main theme will be training on the most valuable resource in the field of health: human resources, and will mainly target medical students.

The Civil Hospital of Guadalajara has announced the CICOM 2023 cycle of medical conferences to be held on December 6, 7 and 8 in outpatient hospitals.

The main theme will be advanced training of the most valuable resource in the field of health: human resources and will mainly target medical students.

Hugo Ceja Moreno, Head of the Pediatric Neurology Service of the Old Guadalajara Civil Hospital “Fry Antonio Alcalde”, is the chief guest and He will deliver a keynote lecture on medical treatments for spinal muscular atrophy. The doctor pointed out that treating this disease is very expensive, as gene therapy is used, which costs up to 40 million pesos.

“Unfortunately, this pathology, yes, has a cure, but also its costs, because they are very high, We are talking about a gene therapy that costs us about 40 million pesos for one application “We are using another treatment that will replace the affected gene, which is 3 MDP every four months for life.”

The doctor admitted that in Jalisco, they have devoted themselves to collecting information over the past two years, and have conducted follow-up studies on patients suffering from this condition and They detect an average of 8 cases per year.

SECOM 2023 activities

The following activities will be implemented within the framework of CICOM 2023:

  • 35 units
  • 250 presentations
  • 17 workshops, forums and courses on various topics.
  • 3 major conferences
  • 4 academic and cultural competitions
  • 1 Medical exhibition
  • One free poster contest
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It is expected that there will be an attendance of between 3,000 and 3,500 people, most of whom will be students and those in the process of entering the medical sector. The activities will be carried out at the Guadalajara Civil Hospital “Fray Antonio Alcalde”; In Civil Nuevo “Juan i Menchaca” and in the University Center of Health Sciences of the University of Guadalajara.

Registrations can be made on various dates, although it will cost 450 pesos before November 30; After November 30, the cost will rise to 600 pesos. CICOM registration will include:

  • Certificate of 20 hours of curriculum value.
  • Admission to more than 250 conferences in 35 units of different specializations.
  • Participate in all competitions and surprises.


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