Dear Colleagues,

Here we are again with the “Traditional Black Sea Meeting” of Family Doctors. Black Sea Family Practice Congress is expanding day by day with your attention since 2009: the year it was hold for the first time. Our meeting which started as Black Sea Family Practice Days that was hold in 2009 and 2010, gained the feature to be International Participating Family Practice Congress in 2011 and 2012. In KAHEKON congresses held up to now, foreign and Turkish family doctors participated who profess family practice in Europe-wide (England, Holland, Belgium, Germany, Spain, Greece, etc.) and informed us about their family practice experiences in their countries. Our congress gained the feature to be an international congress with “5th International Black Sea Family Practice Congress” held on 22-25 September 2016 in city of Batum in Georgia.

This year, we will hold our congress between 14-17 September 2017 in city of Baku in Azerbaijan with the common work of Mandatory Medical Insurance State Agency, Azerbaijan Medical Association, Azerbaijan Ganja International Hospital, Trabzon Family Doctors Association and Karadeniz Technical University Medical Faculty Department of Family Practice. With the 6th International Black Sea Family Practice Congress KAHEKON-2017 that we are going to hold this year, we will continue to share our family practice experiences with the doctors in other Black Sea countries and with Azerbaijan doctors who are just going to be family doctors. In our congress we will discuss the main subjects of family practice; preventive health services (vaccines, geriatric patient, obesity etc.), latest developments in frequent diseases and chronic diseases (hypertension, diabetes, infectious disease, pain, etc.), actions to be taken in case of emergency response situations, Hypnosis Course and The Wise Use of Laboratory Training, legal problems in family practice, final status of family practice application on the world, problems that occur and solution suggestions. Besides, we plan to meet with the doctors in Azerbaijan and hold Turkey-Azerbaijan Primary Care Health Services Workshop.

Our Turkish Republic Baku Embassy, Turkish Republic Ganja Consulate General, R.T. Ministry of Health,Public Health Agency, R.T. Ministry of Health,Public Health Agency of Trabzon, Azerbaijan Republic Ministry of Health, Azerbaijan Hospital Association, Baku Heart Center, Republic Diagnostic-Treatment Center, Mingecevir City Hospital, Yevlax Rayonu Hospital, Azerbaijan Medical University Department of Family Medicine, Bariatric and Metabolic Surgeons Association of Azerbaijan, Emergency Physicians Association of Turkey and Family Doctors Associations Federation put full support to our congress which will be held internationally. We expect doctors to participate our congress from Turkey, Georgia and Azerbaijan.

We invite you to our congress KAHEKON-2017, the “Traditional Black Sea Meeting” of family doctors which will be held between 14-17 September 2017 in city of Baku in Azerbaijan.


Congress Chairmen

Hakan UZUN , MD
Turan SET , MD
Nariman SAFARLİ , MD , MPH





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