• EFC General Assembly 2020. 

The Minutes of the Assembly are available here.
Further information can be available upon request to the Secretariat.

  • Partnership with DYSIS. 

We are proud to announce EFC partnership with DYSIS Medical Ltd.
DYSIS developed, an online platform for interactive training in colposcopy.

Please find more information about how to access the platform HERE.

  • Membership in the European Cancer Organisation

We are delighted to announce that the European Federation for Colposcopy has recently become an official member of the European Cancer Organisation (ECCO).
We look forward to work together in this community of 31 member societies and to contribute in the Patient Advocacy groups to achieve improvement of cancer care.
We invite you to visit ECCO social medias and website for further information.


Future events

Satellite Meeting 2021

Because of the ongoing COVID pandemic, we were unable to maintain the event and decided to reschedule it to a further date next year.

The FCS-EFC Advanced Colposcopy course is going to take place on May 6th and 7th 2021 and the EFC Satellite Meeting on May 8th 2021, always in Helsinki.

We sincerely hope that you will be able and willing to attend then.

EFC Secretariat will continue to give you updates about the programme and the event.

9th EFC European Congress

9th EFC European Congress

Date: 8-10 June 2022

Venue: Helsinki, Finland

The Portuguese Society of Colposcopy is proud to announce the holding of two Colposcopy courses in the fall of 2020:

  • Advanced / Theoretical-Practical Colposcopy Course

Read the programme here.

This course will be held virtually in October, 23th and 24th 2020.

  • Basic Colposcopy Course

Read the programme here.

This course was supposed to take place in November, 20th and 21st 2020 and has been rescheduled to a further date, to be announced.

To participate to these courses please contact Dr Sousa and the Portuguese Colposcopy Society secretariat: and

EFC–LAGD 3rd Baltic Colposcopy Conference

EFC–LAGD 3rd Baltic Colposcopy Conference

Date: 26-27 February 2021

Venue: Kaunas, Lithuania

Announcements to the EFC Community

WARNING: SPAM EMAILS appearing to be sent from EFC President 

Dear Colposcopists and EFC members,

We have received reports of some scam emails, asking for money, appearing to come from Professor Pekka Nieminen, EFC President.
The emails have been sent from fake addresses using his name; examples of the latest fake addresses are and
Please be aware that such emails are in circulation and that we will never ask any money transfers in “urgent situations” or similar. Please DO NOT REPLY to those.
Since this is not the first time it has occurred, we urge you to always verify the address when you receive an e-mail with Prof. Pekka Nieminen’s name as sender and not to respond to those who are not from, his ONLY current contact address.
If you are in any doubt about whether an email is genuine, even after checking the email address of the sender, please contact us at in a separate email or call us.
Thank you for your attention!

IN MEMORIAM of Ulrich Petry

Dear Colposcopists and EFC members,

Our former President, Professor Ulrich Petry has passed away few days ago after a rapid and serious illness.

Ulrich was a dear friend to many, a true gentleman and a brilliant scientist. Ulrich was a keystone for our society EFC and an inspiration for a generation of colposcopists, not just in his own Clinic in Wolfsburg or in Germany, but in the whole Europe.

He made a huge contribution to colposcopy, science and above all to our European good relations and friendships.

We will miss Ulli and we remember him in silent mourning.

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