On behalf of 20th Respina 2018 Organizing Committee, we extend a warm welcome to all participants to attend The International Meeting of Respiratory Care Indonesia which will be held on 17 – 21 July 2018 in Shangri-La hotel, Jakarta. Respina has been organized since 1998 as one of the largest Respiratory Care event in Southeast Asia.
Featuring the theme “Caring the Journey of Togetherness, Focus on: Respiratory Failure”, Respina will bring the up-to-date information and explore the latest development of medical science to overcome the global problems in respiratory care and as a media of collaboration for all respiratory care practitioners. Respina 2018 consists of three days of workshop and two days of scientific symposia.
There will be nine workshops, in which we collaborate with National Agency of Food and Drugs Control (Badan Pengawas Obat dan Makanan/BPOM) and National Institute of Health, Research, and Development (Badan Penelitian dan Pengembangan Kesehatan/Balitbangkes).
The scientific symposia will gather a number of prominent experts presenting plenary lectures as well as many more specific sessions. We do hope to create the attractive and knowledgeable conference. RespiQuizz will provide the chance to see the capabilities and competitiveness between students from various medical faculties in Indonesia. Last but not least, the novel studies and advancements in respiratory care will be presented by various specialists in poster session.
In conclusion, The 20th Respina will offer great opportunities for the participants to discuss recent topics regarding respiratory care in their respective expertise’s and share their experiences in daily practice.
We are looking forward to see you in Jakarta to enjoy the excitement of this scientific meeting.
Santi Rahayu Dewayanti, M.D.
Chairperson of the Organizing Committee