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Day 1, 29 May 2019

Opening Ceremonies
Master of Ceremonies:
Agnes S. Estrella, MD, MHPEd
Secretary, Philippine Society for Climacteric Medicine
8:00 AM Invocation  
Philippine National Anthem  
Welcome Address Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD
President, Philippine Society for Climacteric Medicine
Opening of the Congress Ma. Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla, MD
President, Asia-Pacific Menopause Federation
Chair: Ma. Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla, MD
8:30 AM Australia  Elizabeth Farrell, MD
China Yu Qi, MD
India   Jyothi Unni, MD
Indonesia Tita Husnitawati Madjid, MD
Japan Masakazu Terauchi, MD
Malaysia Ho Choon Moy, MD
Mongolia Enkhee Sodnomdorj, MD
Philippines     Ma. Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla, MD
Singapore Ang Seng Bin, MD
South Korea Byung-Koo Yoon, MD / Tak Kim, MD
Taiwan R.O.C. Ko-En Huang, MD
Thailand Khunying Kobchitt Limpaphayom, MD / Kitirat Techakraisak, MD
Vietnam Vinh Quang Dang, MD
10:10 AM Open Discussion and Summary
10:30 AM Coffee Break, Opening of Exhibits
Keynote Address
Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD
President, Philippine Society for Climacteric Medicine
11:00 AM Introduction President, PSCM
Management of the Menopause in 2019: State of the Art Susan R. Davis, MD
President, International Menopause Society
Industry-Sponsored Symposia
12:00 NN Zuellig Pharmalink Commercial Solutions
Topic: New Perspectives in the Management of Uterine Fibroids in the Perimenopause
Moderator: Maria Jesusa B. Banal-Silao, MD
Speaker: Eileen M. Manalo, MD
12:30 PM Astellas Pharma Philippines, Inc.
Topic: The Role of B3 Receptor Agonists in the Management of Overactive Bladder
Moderator: Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD
Speaker: Jennifer Marie B. Jose, MD
1:00 PM Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits
Simultaneous Sessions
  SS 1. The Perimenopause: Optimizing the Management of the Menopause Transition
Chair: Zoraida R. Umipig, MD (Philippines)
SS 2. The Menopausal Symptoms and Menopausal Hormone Therapy  
Chair: Abigail Elsie DG. Castro, MD (Philippines)
1:30 PM Pathophysiology of the Menopausal Transition: Update
Jyothi Unni, MD (India)
Menopausal Symptoms in Asian Women: Are there cross-cultural differences?
Ko-En Huang, MD (Taiwan ROC)
1:50 PM Contraception Meets HRT: Choice of Hormone Therapy
Ma. Antonia E. Habana, MD, MSc (Philippines)
Is the hot flush a biomarker for cardiovascular disease and other chronic diseases?
Mary Ann Lumsden, MD (UK)
2:10 PM Preventing the Emergence of the Metabolic Syndrome with the Onset of Menopause 
Duru Shah, MD (India)
Management of Menopausal Symptoms: Current Practice
Enkhee Sodnomdorj, MD (Mongolia)
2:30 PM Perimenopausal Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: Diagnosis and Treatment
Duru Shah, MD (India)
Is the combined transdermal estradiol and micronized progesterone the better and safer MHT?
Masakazu Terauchi, MD (Japan)
3:00 PM Industry-Sponsored Symposia 2
Bharat Serums and Vaccines Limited
Topic: Role of Isopropanolic Cimicifuga Racemosa in Menopause
Moderator: Maria Jesusa B. Banal-Silao, MD
Speaker: Lilia P. Luna, MD, MHA
DKT Health, Inc.
Topic: OCP Use in the Perimenopause
Moderator: Agnes S. Estrella, MD, MHPed
Speaker: Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD
Simultaneous Sessions
  SS 3. Protecting the Breast
Chair: Elisa O. Tiu, MD (Philippines)
SS 4. Lifestyle Management for the Asian Postmenopausal Women 
Chair: Sylvia A. Carnero, MD (Philippines)
3:30 PM Breast Cancer Risk in Asian Women
Ang Seng Bin, MD (Singapore)
Recommendations for Dietary Management after the Menopause
Marianna Ramona S. Sioson, MD (Philippines)
3:50 PM Breast Cancer Screening: Current Practice
Pierette Y. Kaw, MD (Philippines)
Physical Activity Recommendations for Healthy Aging
Ma. Jesusa B. Banal-Silao, MD (Philippines)
4:10 PM Managing Menopausal Symptoms after Breast Cancer: An Endocrine Dilemma
Elizabeth Farrell, MD (Australia)
Skin Care after the Menopause: Is the Asian skin different?
Evelyn R. Gonzaga, MD (Philippines)
4:30 PM Is estrogen-alone therapy protective against breast cancer in the postmenopausal woman?
Duru Shah, MD (India)
Weight Management in Climacterium
Tita Husnitawati Madjid, MD (Indonesia)
6:00 PM Welcome Reception / Turnover Ceremonies / Gala Night
Host: Anna Belen Ignacio-Alensuela, MD
Sponsor: Nurture Med
Venue: Palawan Ballroom

Day 2, 30 May 2019

Plenary Symposium 1
Screening for Cancer in the Postmenopausal Woman: We Need to Remain Vigilant
Chair: Ma. Carmen H. Quevedo, MD (Philippines)
8:00 AM Ovarian Cancer Screening: Current Practice Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD (Philippines)
8:30 AM Endometrial Cancer Screening: Current Practice Ma. Corazon Zaida N. Gamilla, MD (Philippines)
9:00 AM Cervical Cancer Screening: Current Practice Khunying Kobchitt Limpaphayom, MD (Thailand)
9:30 AM Colon Cancer Screening: Current Practice Janus P. Ong, MD (Philippines)
10:00 AM Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits
Plenary Symposium 2
Issues in Postmenopausal Women: Changing Perspectives
Chair: Evelyn P. Palaypayon, MD (Philippines)
10:30 AM GSM - Findings from the Pan-Asian REVIVE Study and New Treatment Options Chua Yang, MD (Singapore)
11:00 AM Vaginal Hyperlaxity Syndrome Santiago Palacios, MD (Spain)
11:30 AM Postmenopausal Bleeding: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment Mary Ann Lumsden, MD (UK)
Industry-Sponsored Symposia 3
12:00 NN Metro Pharma Philippines, Inc.
Topic: Use of Evening Primrose Oil in Menopause
Moderator: Anna Belen Ignacio-Alensuela, MD
Speaker: Lilia P. Luna, MD, MHA
12:30 PM DKSH Philippines, Inc.
Topic: Modern View on Treatment of Vaginal Infections and Vaginal Atrophy in Ageing Women
Moderator: Sybil Lizanne R. Bravo, MD
Speaker: Ricardo M. Manalastas, Jr., MD
1:00 PM Lunch Break, Visit Exhibits
Simultaneous Sessions
  SS 5. Promoting Cardiovascular Health: Updates  
Chair: Prudence V. Aquino-Aquino, MD (Philippines)
SS 6. Promoting Bone Health: Updates  
Chair: Marilyn D. Ruaro, MD (Philippines)
1:30 PM Cardiovascular Disease in Asian Women: Concerns and Challenges
Lourdes B. Capito, MD (Philippines)
Postmenopausal Osteoporosis in Asian Women: Concerns and Challenges
Yu Qi, MD (China)
1:50 PM Assessment and Management of Cardiovascular Risk in the Postmenopausal Woman
Dante D. Morales, MD (Philippines)
Bone Densitometry and Bone Turnover Markers: How useful are they in current practice?
Tammy L. de la Rosa, MD (Philippines)
2:10 PM Cardiometabolic Effects of Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Ho Choon Moy, MD (Malaysia)
Managing Postmenopausal Osteoporosis after the WHI: Role of Menopausal Hormone Therapy
Rodney Baber, MD (Australia)
2:30 PM Menopausal Hormone Therapy for Primary Prevention of Cardiovascular Disease?
Delfin A. Tan, MD (Philippines)
Non-Hormonal Therapies for Postmenopausal Osteoporosis: Current Options
Yu Qi, MD (China)
3:00 PM Industry-Sponsored Symposia 4
Novo Nordisk Pharmaceuticals (Phils.), Inc.
Topic: Addressing Vaginal Atrophy in Postmenopausal Women
Moderator: Jericho Thaddeus P. Luna, MD
Speaker: Lourdes B. Capito, MD
Raptakos, Brett & Co. Ltd.
Topic: Isoflavones for Menopausal Women – Analyzing the Evidence
Moderator: Marie Michelle A. Dado, MD
Speaker: Anna Belen Ignacio-Alensuela, MD
Simultaneous Sessions
  SS 7. Hormone Therapy and Alternatives    
Chair: Joan Tan-Garcia, MD (Philippines)
SS 8. Promoting Brain Health: Updates 
Chair: Debby P. Songco, MD (Philippines)
3:30 PM The Role of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) for Menopause Management
Chua Yang, MD (Singapore)
Cognitive Impairment and Alzheimer Dementia in Asian Women
Byung-Koo Yoon, MD (South Korea)
3:50 PM Local and/or Systemic Hormone Therapy: Is it the first choice for VVA? 
Mary Ann Lumsden, MD (UK)
Physical and Mental Exercises for Mental Health 
Lyra Ruth C. Chua, MD (Philippines)
4:10 PM Laser Therapy for the Restoration of Vaginal Function
Santiago Palacios, MD (Spain)
Menopausal Hormone Therapy and Cognitive Impairment: Is there a benefit? 
Byung-Koo Yoon, MD (South Korea)
4:30 PM Industry-Sponsored Symposia 5 Peri- and Postmenopausal Depression: Diagnosis and Treatment
Aika Arcenas, MD (Philippines)
Merck Sharp & Dohme (I.A.) Corporation
Topic: Pneumococcal Disease among Patients with Chronic Conditions
Moderator: Ma. Cristina P. Crisologo, MD
Speaker: Rontgene M. Solante, MD
5:00 PM PSCM Business Meeting
6:00 PM APMF China Dinner
Venue: Palawan Ballroom

Day 3, 31 May 2019

Plenary Symposium 3
Gynecologic Disorders in the Postmenopausal Woman
Chair: Ma. Trinidad R. Vera, MD (Philippines)
8:00 AM Premature Ovarian Insufficiency: Update on Diagnosis and Treatment Eileen M. Manalo, MD (Philippines)
8:30 AM Consequences of Polycystic Ovary Syndrome: Preventive Strategies Lilia P. Luna, MD, MHA (Philippines)
9:00 AM Pelvic Floor Dysfunction: Preventive Strategies Lisa T. Prodigalidad-Jabson, MD (Philippines)
9:30 AM SingHealth Workshop on Sexual Health Ang Seng Bin, MD and Jean-Jasmin Lee Mi-Li, MD
10:30 AM Coffee Break and Visit Exhibits
Plenary Symposium 4
International Menopause Society (IMS) Symposium
Chair: Agnes S. Estrella, MD, MHPEd (Philippines)
11:00 AM The Women’s Health Initiative after 17 years: Has it done more harm than good?  Delfin A. Tan, MD (Philippines)
11:30 AM Precision Menopause Medicine: The Right Woman for the Right MHT Rodney Baber, MD (Australia)
12:00 NN Menopause Medicine: Should it be now taught and practiced as a subspecialty? Susan R. Davis, MD (Australia)
12:30 PM Lunch Break and Visit Exhibits
Menopause Societies Symposia
  Indian Menopause Society Chinese Menopause Society
1:30 PM Case-Based Panel Discussion on Menopausal Hormone Therapy in Specific Situations
Moderator: Jyothi Unni, MD
Hephzibah Kirubamani, MD
Shobhana Mohandas, MD
Lakshmi Rathna Marakani, MD
Moderator: Qi Yu, MD
1. The Autoimmune Imbalance may Result from the Decline of Foxp3 in Women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Jie Wu, MD
2. Prevention from POI: The Classification of the Patients with Cryopreserved Ovarian Tissue in the First Ovarian Tissue Cryobank in China
Xiangyan Ruan, MD
3. Vasomotor Symptoms in Aging Chinese Women: A Longitudinal Cohort
Min Luo, MD
4. Correlation between Non-alcoholic Fatty Liver Disease and Atherosclerosis in Postmenopausal Women
Yuan Cao, MD
3:00 PM Coffee Break, Visit Exhibits
Free Communications (FC)
  FC 1
Chair: Enrico Gil C. Oblepias, MD
FC 2
Chair: Marlyn T. Dee, MD
3:30 PM Correlation of Osteocalcin Urine Levels with Bone Mass Density in Menopause Women in
H. Adam Malik General Hospital Medan
Cherry Kumalasari, MD (Indonesia)
Correlation between Ghreline and Bone Mass Density in Postmenopause Women
Fakhrurrazi, MD / Muhammad Fidel Ganis Siregar, MD (Indonesia)
3:40 PM Impact of Hysterectomy on Ovarian Function in Women of Reproductive Age: A Meta-Analysis
Yan Wang, MD (China)
Preliminary Development and Significance of a Warning Model for Ovarian Reserve
Yulan Mu, MD (China)
3:50 PM Knowledge, Attitude, and Practices towards Menopause and Hormone Replacement Therapy in a Tertiary Hospital in Manila, Philippines
Arby Jane R. Igualada, MD (Philippines)
What are the postmenopausal women needs in Indonesia? Literature Study of Health
Care Readiness
Agung Dewanto, MD (Indonesia)
4:00 PM Metabolic Syndrome in Menopausal Obese Women
Sunila Khandelwal, MD (India)
Early Detection of Metabolic Syndrome – Need of the Hour
Jyothi Unni, MD (India)
4:10 PM Association of Estradiol Level with Greene Climacteric Scale and Work Ability Index Score in Menopausal Medical Workers
M. Iman Syahputra, MD (Indonesia)
Is Peripheral Quantitative Computed Tomography (PQCT) a good tool to assess bone
health in Indian women?
Jyothi Unni, MD (India)
4:20 PM A Randomized Controlled Clinical Trial on Comparing the Efficacy of Soy Isoflavones and
Evening Primrose Oil in Improving the Symptoms of Menopausal Filipino Women seen at the
Outpatient Department of a Tertiary Medical Center in Quezon City
Maria Kathrina Timbol, MD (Philippines)
Knowledge, Attitude and Practice of Filipino Gynecologists
on Menopausal Hormonal Therapy: Where are we now?
Mary Grace M. Villafuerte, MD (Philippines)
4:30 PM Analysis on the Effects of Low-dose of Tibolone in the Treatment of Related Syndrome among Postmenopausal Women
Tao Minfang, MD (China)
Indonesia’s Ageing Population: Lifestyle Related Policies
Hindunwildani Wahab, MD (Indonesia)
Closing Ceremonies
Master of Ceremonies: Agnes S. Estrella, MD, MHPEd
Secretary, Philippine Society for Climacteric Medicine
4:45 PM Awarding of IMS Travel Award for Best FC Paper by a Young Scientist
Closing Remarks Prudence V. Aquino-Aquino, MD
Vice-President, Philippine Society for Climacteric Medicine