Year II Draft Plans Tabled

Draft plans for year II of the Collaborative Project of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and the American College of Obstetrics and Gynecology (ACOG) were tabled during a meeting among leaders of the thematic areas and project coordinators hosted at ESOG’s Project Office on April 13, 2017. The meeting also saw an addition of a new thematic area focusing on medical ethics.

Now properly deliberated and commented upon by the Ethiopian team, the draft plans are to be taken to the US for further deliberation with the ACOG team, which is expected to happen early in May. Once approved and agreed upon by both sides, the project continues into its second year, which will start in September.

The ESOG-ACOG collaborative project was launched in June, 2016 with the objective of addressing four thematic areas: Resident Ship, Continuing Medical Education (CME), Journal Development, Certification and Accreditation, E-learning, Resource Center, PR & Communication and Leadership Development.  The thematic areas t be addressed added yet another area, Medical Ethics.

ESOG, NOVA IVI Fertility Conducted CME

The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) in collaboration with NOVA IVI Fertility conducted a Continuing Medical Education (CME) at Hilton Addis Hotel on February 12, 2017. 79 members have attended the credited CME.

The CME covered topics ranging from Basic Work-up and Evaluation of an Infertile Couple; IUI: Optimizing Results; Ovarian Stimulation Protocols; Basic ART Procedures along with discussions.  

AFOG Conducted Executive Board Meeting

The African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG) has conducted executive board meeting at Capital Hotel and Spa on Friday, February 3, 2017. The meeting was conducted as one of the events to the 25th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) and the Silver Jubilee Celebration and the 2nd Annual Conference of AFOG.

Board members discussed issues ranging from Secretary General’s briefing on what has been done in Burkina Faso, other updates and discussions on the updates; general discussion about AFOG; obligations, treasure’s report including updates on setting an account; strategic plan, contributions and AFOG journal, among others.

Among the attendees were Dr. Oladapo A. Ladipo, president of the Federation (Pictured above),Professor René Xavier Perrin, the president elect of AFOG, Dr. Sami Mahmoud, honorary secretary general, and Dr. Dereje Negussie, treasurer of AFOG and president of ESOG.

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