Scientific Programme - Saturday Print


Kindly click on the topic title to review the speakers' abstracts
* Abstracts are 'published as submitted'
08:00 - 09:30
WOMAN Trial: Improving outcomes for women with postpartum haemorrhage –
The potential role of tranexamic acid
Chair: Mohamed El Sheikh, Sudan
Improving outcomes for women with Postpartum Haemorrhage in Africa: the WOMAN Trial
Bukola Fawole, Nigeria
Wisal Nabag, Sudan
Tranexamic acid (TXA) for the treatment of postpartum haemorrhage: An International randomized controlled, double blind, placebo controlled trial: The role of Ethiopia
Abdulfetah Abdulkadir, Ethiopia
09:30 - 11:00
Maternal Mortality in Africa
Chair: Romano Byaruhanga, Uganda
Global Perspective of maternal mortality
James Walker, UK
The Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths in South Africa: Successes and Challenges
Sue Fawcus, South Africa
Three Years Maternal Death Review in Sudan 2010 – 2012 Achievements & Challenges
Taha Ahmed Umbeli, Sudan
Wings of Change for Women's Health: The Flight for Every Mother Project
Sophia Webster, UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
11:40 - 12:30
Plenary Keynote Speaker
Chair: Lesley Regan, UK
(in English with French translation)
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Peripartum Care
Chair: Justin Konje, Cameroon/UK
Perinatal Psychiatric disorders
Saadia Noreldeen, Sudan/UK
Vaginal Birth after Caesarean
William Stones, Kenya
Massive Obstetric Haemorrhage
Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, UK

08:00 - 09:30
JHPIEGO: Session 2:
Preventing the preventable – Key Lessons in Rolling out cervical cancer prevention in Africa
Moderator: John Varallo, USA
Scaling-up Cervical Cancer prevention services in Mozambique
Mario Samucidine, Mozambique
Strengthening the link between VIA/Cryotherapy and Referral services in Tanzania
Mary Rose Giattas, Tanzania
Integrating Cervical Cancer Prevention services into the Care and Treatment of Women living with HIV/AIDS in Cote D'Ivoire
Touré Oumar, Cote D'Ivoire
09:30 - 11:00
Approaches to Gynaecological Surgery
Chair: Amir El Nahas, Sudan
The Ten-Step Vaginal Hysterectomy
Michael Stark, Germany
The gynaecologist as an advocate for women health - approaches to breast surgery
Matthias Beckmann, Germany
Role of laparoscopy in benign and oncological gynaecological surgery
Sven Becker, Germany
Training and governance
Leroy Edozien, Nigeria/UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Bleeding Problems in the African Women
Chair: James Nwabineli, Nigeria/UK
Surgical management of fibroids: old trade in the 21st century
Horace Fletcher, Jamaica
  Medical therapy for fibroids: is the Holy Grail in sight?
Isaac Manyonda, Swaziland/UK

08:00 - 09:30
Re-Skilling Emergency Obstetric Care
Chair: Astrid Christoffersen-Deb, Canada
Evaluation of the Impact of an Emergency Obstetric and Neonatal Care (EMONC) Training Program at a Referral Centre in Kenya
Benjamin Chemwolo, Kenya
Raising Standards in Reproductive Heath: Experience in Implementing Protocols at Moi Teaching & Referral Hospital, Eldoret
Johanna Sitters, Kenya
09:30 - 11:00
Centre for Maternal and Newborn Health at LSTM
Chairs: Charles Ameh, UK
Alison Wright, UK
Results of the Making It Happen Programme
Regina Unkels, UK
  Defining and Measuring Maternal Morbidity
Sunday Adaji, UK
  Defining and Measuring Quality of Care
Hauwa Mohammed, UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
13:30 - 15:00
Advocacy for the prevention of pre-eclampasia/eclampsia and post-partum haemorrhage:
A partnership between professional O & G societies and MCHIP (JHPIEGO)

Moderators: Jeffrey Smith, USA; Hani Fawzi, UK
Prevention and Management of pre-eclampsia/eclampsia and post-partum haemorrhage - a country experience
Ines Bento Boaventura, Mozambique
Bissala Ekele, Nigeria
Kidza Mugerwa, Uganda
Yonas Getachew, Ethiopia
Blami Dao, Burkina Faso/USA

08:00 - 09:30
Session 4: Can You Heal Me Now:
How Mobile and Electronic Health are Improving the Quality and Delivery of Health Care in Africa
Moderator: Alice Liu, USA
Facilitating the Implementation of National Maternal Newborn and Child Health Care Protocols in Tanzania through mHealth
Dunstan Bishanga, Tanzania
Health Systems Strengthening: Complementary Tools for Provision of Maternal Healthcare
Lucy Fulgence, Tanzania
Improving Maternal Child Health Services Delivery: The role of the Zambian SmartCare eHealth system
George Muyunda, Zambia
Trisha Finnegan, USA
09:30 - 11:00
African Association of Perinatal Medicine
Chair: Abdal-Latif Ashmaig, Sudan
Co-chair: Sami Mahmoud AbdelKhair, Sudan
Early prediction of pre-eclampsia
Abubaker Abushoke, Sudan
The Fetal Renal System - An integral part of fetal surveillance both in first and second trimester
Sami Mahmoud AbdelKhair, Sudan
Doppler study in obstetrics
Abdulfetah Abdulkadir, Ethiopia
11:00-11:30 Refreshment Break
12:30-13:30 Lunch
13:30 - 15:00
Free Communication 13 (for full session details click here)

08:30 - 09:30
Free Communication 10 (for full session details click here)
09:30 - 11:00
Free Communication 11 (for full session details click here)
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
Free Communication 14 (for full session details click here)

09:30 - 11:00
Free Communication 12 (in French) (for full session details click here)