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Welcome Message from
AAPS President 

Professor Tahmina Banu MS,FRCS,FCPS


Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (AAPS)

Dear Colleagues and Friends


It gives me great pleasure to welcome you all to the 27th Congress of the AAPS to be held in Hong Kong from April 27 to April 30, 2024.

AAPS Congress has been contributing significantly to the pediatric surgeons’ community, particularly in Asia since its inception and continues to do so. And with the challenging situations in various parts of the globe, it is imperative for us to continue working together for the surgical children of Asia through education, capacity building, research, skill development etc. Furthermore, to succeed in the cause of Global Surgery, the surgeons of Asia must play a leading role. AAPS congress provides the platform to regroup the brilliant minds of Asia and other regions and facilitates knowledge exchange, problem identification and way forwards. There will be simultaneous 57th meeting of Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons [PAPS]. Professor Kenneth Wong has taken the huge task of organizing both AAPS and PAPS meetings. And I know he will do it brilliantly.   Besides the excellent scientific program, it is a great opportunity to build connections.  

I thank you in advance for joining us at the AAPS Congress to share your experience with us, and we hope you will be able to enrich yours through our scientific programs.    

We anticipate seeing you at the congress.

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Welcome Note from AAPS 2024 Chairman 

Dear Colleagues and Friends,


On behalf of Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons, it is our great honor to welcome you to the 27th Congress of the Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (AAPS 2024) to be held in Hong Kong, China, from the 27th to 30th of April 2024. 

Regarding the field of Pediatric Surgery, AAPS meeting is one of the most important periodical healthcare events in Asia and has received great attention from worldwide as well. We believe that the congress will be a good opportunity for international speakers, leading experts, surgeons, as well as all medical staffs related in this field, not only from Asia but also from all around the world, to join and share their experiences. Furthermore, we could establish more cooperation and extend our professional network.

The meeting is a good occasion to promote and present our beautiful and peaceful Hong Kong to all international friends and colleagues. Beside the scientific program, there is a variety of touristy and entertainment activities for all delegates. Coming to the AAPS 2024, coming to Hong Kong, you will definitely enjoy China for its unique blend of culture and heritage.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hong Kong, China.

Professor Kenneth Kak-Yuen WONG 

PhD(Lond), FRCSEd(Paed)

Chief & Professor of Paediatric Surgery, The University of Hong Kong

Chairman, Asian Association of Pediatric Surgeons (AAPS) 2024 Organising Committee

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