Host Organisation

The World Endometriosis Society (WES) advances evidence-based standards and innovations for education, advocacy, clinical care, and research in endometriosis, adenomyosis, and related disorders, in collaboration with its stakeholders and global partners to improve the lives of all affected women and their families.

WES is leading the way in endometriosis and adenomyosis.

WES’s vision:

  • WES is the global organisation for endometriosis and adenomyosis clinical practice, research, education, and advocacy
  • WES is the ‘go to’ organisation for all involved in the care of women with endometriosis and adenomyosis
  • WES facilitates research in aetiology, pathogenesis, and pathophysiology of endometriosis and adenomyosis, to discover the cure and prevent endometriosis
  • WES advocates for the recognition of endometriosis and adenomyosis as a health priority with a major burden on the woman, her family, workplace, and society• WES coordinates broad collaboration with all stakeholders in endometriosis and adenomyosis
  • WES has a membership of diversity (professions, region, gender, etc), embraces all nations, and continues to grow

WES’s key goals:

  • Improve communication and information dissemination
  • Establish authority and leadership
  • Increase stakeholder participation
  • Establish partnerships with stakeholders and funders
  • Add value to and expand membership

WES achieves this through:

  • Organising the World Congresses on Endometriosis
  • Partnering with the World Endometriosis Organisation, the umbrella organisation for endometriosis patient organisations
  • Working with national governments and international bodies to get endometriosis and adenomyosis recognised as diseases which warrants investment in basic research and awareness campaigns
  • Facilitating a mentoring programme for early-career scientists and clinicians in the field of endometriosis
  • Organising online WESinars: grand rounds in endometriosis and adenomyosis
  • Contributing to and participating in endometriosis and adenomyosis symposia at appropriate national and international meetings
  • Providing regular news updates to our members, in which leading experts in our field contribute with news, research, opinions, and debate
  • Collaborating with the World Endometriosis Research Foundation
  • Coordinating international research network

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Acknowledgement of Country
The 16th Congress on Endometriosis acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the lands on which we will meet, the Gadigal people of the Eora Nation. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

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