(English) Organized by World Congress on Controversies in Obstetrics,Gynecology & Infertility (COGI) and West China Second University Hospital, from May 13 to 15, 2016 China HPV Forum was successfully held in Chengdu, Sichuan province. The themes of this forum were focused on HPV diagnosis and screening, HPV vaccination, and clinical treatment of gynecologic malignancies. More than 20 well-known scientists and doctors from China and abroad shared the latest news and discoveries, and the forum attracted more than 400 participants. Ideas and suggestions were presented in the field of cervical cancer prevention programs for public health policy makers.
(English) Thalassemia and Common Genetic Diseases Control and Prevention Forum was held on May 27th in Guangzhou Dragon Lake Princess Hotel, China. The forum was co-organized by Genetics Society of Guangdong Province and Hybribio. Experts from China and Southeast Asia in the field of thalassemia, prenatal and neonatal genetic diagnosis attended the conference, exchanging ideas on the screening models of common genetic diseases. The forum provided a platform for discussions on thalassemia prevention and control, and expediting the implementation of molecular diagnostic technologies in the field of prenatal and neonatal screening. Forum speakers included professor Yitao Zeng from the Chinese Academy of Engineering, professor Xiangmin Xu from Southern Medical University, China, professor Huijun Yuan from Southwest Hospital of the Third Military Medical University, China, Dr. Raudhawati Osman from Hospital Melaka, Malaysia, Dr. Hoang Nam Nguyen from National Hospital of Pediatrics, Vietnam, Dr. Jassada Buaboonnam from Siriraj Hospital, Mahidol University, Thailand, etc.