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Dear Colleague
There is still time to register for our first respiratory meeting in South Asia!    The International Primary Care Respiratory Group (IPCRG) and the Primary Care Respiratory Group Sri Lanka invite you to join them in Colombo in August.
It's going to be a truly international meeting providing you with updates, answers and skills on a comprehensive range of new primary care respiratory research and key challenges for the region.    There is also time to network with colleagues from around the world and to share ideas, experience and practice.
Abstract authors should now have received confirmation whether their abstract was accepted as an oral presentation or poster.  This includes details of the session they have been allocated, time of presentation or time to be by your poster and details of how to register (all presenting authors must register).
The current programme is on the website. You will also be able to download the abstracts from the website.
Selected abstracts will be published as an online supplement to npj Primary Care Respiratory Medicine after the meeting.  Thanks to all those who responded promptly to editing queries.
A reminder about our programme content
3rd August: register to join either our Research Writing School or Clinical Diagnosis and Management Workshops. Places are limited so book now!
6pm 3rd August Inauguration ceremony with invited guests
4th-5th  August: plenary sessions and oral presentations.  We are featuring FRESH AIR themes of improving diagnosis in children and adults, treating tobacco dependence with Very Brief Advice, tackling indoor air pollution, delivering pulmonary rehabilitation in low income settings.  In addition, the exciting programme includes challenges in vaccination, asthma, COPD, TB, cough, sleep, ACOS, and allergic rhinitis.
Visa required to travel?
Details on who requires a visa and how to apply for one can be found on the following site
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Kind Regards
Prof Savi Wimalasekera,
Chair, Sri Lanka Scientific Programme Committee