Scientific Programme - Friday Print

FRIDAY

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HALL A
08:00 - 09:30
International Cooperation in Maternal and Infant Health
Organised by Matres Mundi International
Chair: José M. Carrera, Spain
Concept and evolution of International Cooperation in Maternal and Infant Health
Luis Cabero-Roura, Spain
Maternal Health in Africa: Possibilities of cooperation
Vicenç Cararach, Spain
Infant Health in Africa: Possibilities of cooperation
Vicenç Cararach, Spain
Matres Mundi: Identity, objectives and activities
José M. Carrera, Spain
International School of Perinatal Medicine for Africa
Bernat Serra, Spain
09:30 - 11:00
 
HIV and Pregnancy
Chair: Fred Achem, Nigeria
Epidemiology & Research on HIV
Oladapo Shittu, Nigeria
Options of PMTCT
Antoinette Johnson, Sierra Leone/UK
Overview of the PMTCT program in Ethiopia: Experience in rolling out option B+ approach
Abdulhamid Isehak, Ethiopia
Prevention of Mother-to-Child Transmission: Sudan Experience
Mohamed El Sheikh, Sudan
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
11:40 - 12:30
Plenary Keynote Speaker
Chair: Blami Dao, Burkina Faso/USA
 
(in French with English translation)
12:30 - 13:30
Industry Sponsored Symposium: PerkinElmer:
Prediction and Prevention of Pre-eclampsia
Tytti Massinen, Finland
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Multiple Pregnancies and Fetal growth restriction:
Dilemmas in management
Chair: Projestine Muganyizi, Tanzania
 
Screening and Monitoring of MM
Dilly Anumba, Nigeria/UK
Management of complications of MM
Osric Navti, Cameroon/UK
Controversies in management of fetal growth restriction
Justin Konje, Cameroon/UK
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
 
Intrapartum "Progress and Intervention” Issues
Chair: Oladapo Shittu, Nigeria
The Partogram: a powerful tool? Training of Skilled birth attendants on the use of the Partograph
Charles Ameh, UK
Prolonged Obstructed labour
Catherine Emmerson, UK
Caesarean section – CORONIS study
Mohamed El Sheikh, Sudan
Caesarean Myomectomy
Horace Fletcher, Jamaica

HALL B
08:00 - 09:30
 
 
 
Hot Topics in Paediatric and Adolescent Gynaecology: What They Didn't Teach You in Med School
Organised by FIGIJ
Chair: Ellen Rome, USA
 
Ellen Rome, USA
The Cutting Edge of Female Genital Mutilation
Gabriele Tridenti, Italy
The Challenges of Congenital Abnormalities of the Genital Tract
Paul Wood, UK
09:30 - 11:00
 
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Urogynaecology: Session 1
Chair: Stephen Jeffery, South Africa
Anatomy of pelvic floor supports
Mohamed Hefni, Egypt/UK
Principles of pelvic floor repairs
- Cystocoeles
James Nwabineli, Nigeria/UK
- Rectocele
Stephen Jeffery, South Africa
- Vault and Apical Prolapse
Mohamed Hefni, Egypt/UK
Mesh or no mesh
James Nwabineli, Nigeria/UK
Practical approach to mesh repairs
Victor Chilaka, Nigeria/UK
Third and Fourth degree Perineal Tears
Abubaker Elmardi, Sudan/UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
 
 
 
Industry Sponsored Symposium: PerkinElmer:
Prediction and Prevention of Pre-eclampsia
Tytti Massinen, Finland
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
 
Pelvic Floor Dysfunction and Urogynaecology: Session 2
Chair: Mohamed Hefni, Egypt/UK
 
Conservative and surgical management of stress urinary incontinence
Abubaker Elmardi, Sudan/UK
Management of overactive bladder and mixed urinary incontinence
Stephen Jeffery, South Africa
Painful bladder syndrome
Victor Chilaka, Nigeria/UK
Anal incontinence and Defaecatory dysfunction
Hany Gamal-Eldeen, Egypt/UK
Can we prevent pelvic floor problems?
James Nwabineli, Nigeria/UK
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
 
Reproductive and Sexual Health
Chair: Abdal-Latif Ashmaig, Sudan
 
Enhancing the use of Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCS) in Africa
Babatunde Gbolade, Nigeria/UK
Postpartum contraception
Friday Okonofua, Nigeria

HALL C
08:00 - 09:30
WHO (MNCAH):
Implementing Maternal Death Surveillance and Response (MDSR) in Africa:
Learning experiences from Burkina Faso, Congo, Ethiopia, Rwanda, & Uganda
Moderator: Maurice Bucagu, Switzerland
 
Sharing national experiences with MDSR implementation: Uganda
Romano Byaruhanga, Uganda
Sharing national experiences with MDSR implementation: Burkina Faso
Charlemagne Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso
Sharing national experiences with MDSR implementation: Ethiopia
Atnafu G. Asfaw, Ethiopia
Sharing national experiences with MDSR implementation: Congo
Guy Michel Mbemba, Congo
Sharing national experiences with MDSR implementation: South Africa
Sue Fawcus, South Africa
09:30 - 11:00
RCOG:
The Importance of Clinical Governance in Maternity Care
Chair: Paul Fogarty, UK
Clinical governance & Audit overview
James Walker, UK
 
Patient safety, Informed consent & handling incidence
Justin Konje, UK
  Local Adaptation of RCOG Guidelines
Alison Wright, UK
  Integrating Human Rights with Women's Healthcare
Lesley Regan, UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
 
 
 
Industry Sponsored Symposium: PerkinElmer:
Prediction and Prevention of Pre-eclampsia
Tytti Massinen, Finland
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
RCOG - What can the RCOG do for me?
Chair: Alison Wright, UK
 
RCOG Global Issues and benefits of being a Member
Paul Fogarty, UK
 
Paul Wood, UK
 
Will Parry-Smith, UK
 
Training Opportunities in the UK
Hani Fawzi, UK
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
SOGC:
Creating enabling environments for health care providers by engaging health administrators
Experiences from Uganda and Ethiopia
Chair: Yirgu Gebrehiwot, Ethiopia
 
BEmONC Sensitization Workshop for Health Administrators in eight districts of Amhara, Oromia and SNNP regions, Ethiopia
Biniam Getachew, Ethiopia
 
SOGC:
Partnering with professional associations to better integrate best practices in maternal health care services
John Guilfoyle, Canada
Moya Crangle, Canada

HALL D
08:00 - 09:30
JHPIEGO:
Session 3: Closing the Loop – Expanding FP Services
Moderator: Tsigue Pleah, USA
 
  Bringing FP Services Closer to Where People Live Increased Uptake of Contraceptive Methods in Kenya
Isaac Malonza, Kenya
  Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives (LARCs) –Scaling up Implants in Africa
Enriquito Lu, USA
09:30 - 11:00
IFCPC:
Prevention Strategies in Africa - Part 1
Chair: Walter Prendiville, Ireland
 
Introduction and Welcome
Walter Prendiville, Ireland
The Zambian approach to Cervical Cancer Prevention
Groesbeck Parham, Zambia
The South African perspective
Lynette Denny, South Africa
Walter Prendiville, Ireland
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
ECSAOGS AGM
14:00 - 15:30
IFCPC:
Cervical Cancer Prevention Strategies in Africa - Part 2
The perspective from Senegal
Abdoul Aziz Kasse, Senegal
The Madagascan Project
Mario Sideri, Italy
The perspective from Nigeria
Rose Anorlu, Nigeria
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Free Communication 8 (for full session details click here)
 
HALL E
08:00 - 09:30
Free Communication 5 (for full session details click here)
09:30 - 11:00
Free Communication 6 (for full session details click here)
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
14:00 - 15:30
Free Communication 7 (for full session details click here)
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Free Communication 9 (for full session details click here)