Incontinence is a serious medical and healthcare issue that affects millions of people worldwide and continues to have an enormous stigma attached to it. Despite its high prevalence, QOL impact and socio-economic implications, incontinence remains a low priority in worldwide health and social care. This presentation presents a summary of the Global Forum on Incontinence held in Madrid, Spain, April 8-9, 2014 where policymakers from 33 countries, speaking 11 languages, got together to discuss incontinence.
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Planning Committee Disclosures: Christine Bradway, PhD, RN, CRNP: Consultant/Presenter Bureau: Direct Supply Inc. and Advisory Board: Astelles
Cheryl A. LeCroy, MSN, RN: Consultant: Allergan
Speaker Disclosures: Cheryl A. LeCroy, MSN, RN: Consultant: Allergan
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Discuss technology utilized at the international conference.
Identify funding opportunities for an international event.
Discuss raising awareness of incontinence as a global condition and debate the importance of better continence care.
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