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International conference on Dental Research & Dental Treatments
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DENTAL RESEARCH & DENTAL TREATMENTS
February 22-23, 2019
The International conference on Dental Research & Dental Treatments which is going to be held in Dallas, USA during February 22-23, 2019. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Endurance and Excellence in Dental Research and Treatments” which will provide an international platfor...

49th International Nursing and Primary Healthcare Congress
49TH INTERNATIONAL NURSING AND PRIMARY HEALTHCARE CONGRESS
February 25-26, 2019
Following the Overwhelming success of our previous conferences, we are delighted to announce International Nursing and Primary Healthcare Congress held during February 25-26, 2019 at Sydney, Australia. The main theme of our conference is "Novel strategies and exploring the new horizons in Nursi...

A Place for Mom, Inc


A Place for Mom, Inc. is the nation's largest senior living referral information service providing resources and personalized assistance in finding senior care and housing. Using its nationwide network of more than 18,000 providers of senior living services, A Place for Mom helps families find options based on a loved one’s stated needs and empowers them to make informed decisions. This may include independent living, home care, residential care homes, assisted living, specialized memory care and skilled nursing.

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EVENTS

International conference on Dental Research & Dental Treatments
INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON DENTAL RESEARCH & DENTAL TREATMENTS
February 22-23, 2019
The International conference on Dental Research & Dental Treatments which is going to be held in Dallas, USA during February 22-23, 2019. The theme of this year’s meeting is “Endurance and Excellence in Dental Research and Treatments” which will provide an international platfor...

Conference on Obesity and Diabetes
CONFERENCE ON OBESITY AND DIABETES
February 25-26, 2019
Colloquium LLC welcomes each one of you to the “Conference on Obesity and Diabetes” to be held during February 25-26, 2019 in Rome, Italy. The conference focuses on the theme “Advanced Concepts in Prevention & Treatment of Obesity and Diabetes" Conference on obesity and di...