Scientific Programme - Thursday Print

THURSDAY

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* Abstracts are 'published as submitted'
HALL A
08:00 - 09:30
 
Principles of Antenatal Care
Chair: Eskinder Kebede, Ethiopia
 
Screening for structural and chromosomal abnormalities
Dilly Anumba, Nigeria/UK
Traditional birth attendants as birth companions and health promoters in Somaliland, an assessment of effectiveness and best practices
Charles Ameh, UK
Modern approaches to organizing Antenatal care – Has anything changed?
Leroy Edozien, Nigeria/UK
Joshua Vogel, Switzerland
09:30 - 11:00
Antenatal Medical conditions complicating pregnancy
Session 1: Pre-Existing
Chair: Mohamed Mirghani, Sudan
Anaemia including Haemoglobinopathies
Eugene Oteng-Ntim, Ghana/UK
Hypertension and Renal Disease
Antoinette Johnson, Sierra Leone/UK
Cardiac
Hassan Shehata, Sudan/UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
11:40 - 12:30
Chair: Nynke van den Broek, UK
(in English with French translation)
12:30 - 13:30
Industry Sponsored Symposium: Merck Sharp and Dohme
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Antenatal Medical conditions complicating pregnancy
Session 2: Arising in pregnancy
Chair: Eyasu Mesfin, Ethiopia
 
Gestational GM
Hassan Shehata, Sudan/UK
Preeclampsia and Eclampsia
Isaac Manyonda, Swaziland/UK
 
Gastrointestinal and Liver disorders
Antoinette Johnson, Sierra Leone/UK
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
 
Prematurity
Chair: Yao Kwawukume, Ghana
 
Overview: Epidemiology
Jeffrey Smith, USA
Second Trimester Loss and screening for preterm labour
Austin Ugwamadu, Nigeria/UK
Controversies in prevention and treatment of preterm labour
Justin Konje, Cameroon/UK
Neonatal impact of prematurity
Mulualem Gessesse Tesema, Ethiopia

HALL B
08:00 - 09:30
 
Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility: Session 1
Chair: Hassan Sallam, Egypt
 
ART data monitoring in Africa: Need and opportunity
Silke Dyer, South Africa
  Endometriosis-associated infertility
Botros Rizk, Egypt/USA
  Complications of ovarian stimulation
Hassan Sallam, Egypt
09:30-11:00
 
Reproductive Endocrinology/Infertility: Session 2
Chair: Senait Fisseha, Ethiopia
 
FIGO Fertility Toolbox
Silke Dyer, South Africa
Simplifying IVF for developing countries
Willem Ombelet, Belgium
Prediction and prevention of the ovarian hyperstimulation syndrome (OHSS) - an evidence-based approach
Hassan Sallam, Egypt
Long-term effects of PCOS
Botros Rizk, Egypt/USA
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
Industry Sponsored Symposium: Merck Sharp and Dohme
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Gynae Oncology (FIGO/IGCS): Part I
Chair: Amr El-Shakalany, Egypt
 
Cervical Cancer in Africa: Early detection and treatment options
Rose Anorlu, Nigeria
Cervical Cancer in Zambia: the impact of an intervention programme
Groesbeck Parham, Zambia
Pathology! What is essential information a pathologist can/should provide in the care of women with cancer?
Sharon Mount, USA
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Gynae Oncology (FIGO/IGCS): Session 2
Chair: Groesbeck Parham, Zambia
 
Modern Management of Ovarian Cancer
Amr El-Shakalany, Egypt
Vulvul cancer in HIV era
Rose Anorlu, Nigeria
Is it possible to prevent cervical cancer in Africa?
Lynette Denny, South Africa

HALL C
08:00 - 09:30
 
 
FIGO LOGIC: Session 1
Co-Chairs: David Taylor, UK
Bart Vander Plaetse, Belgium
 
Respectful Care
Ali Ouedraogo, Burkina Faso
  Strategy for MDR in Nigeria
Fred Achem, Nigeria
  Improving Maternity Services through Maternal Death and Near Miss Reviews
Yirgu Gebrehiwot, Ethiopia
09:30 - 11:00
 
 
FIGO LOGIC: Session 2
Co-Chairs: David Taylor, UK
Bart Vander Plaetse, Belgium
 
Enhancing communication with members: A case study from Nepal Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists supported by FIGO-LOGIC initiative
Pushpa Chaudhary, Nepal
Advocating for Improvement of Maternal and Child Health services in Uganda
Daniel Murokora, Uganda
Key steps in the development of a national professional association
CN Purandare, india
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 13:30
Industry Sponsored Symposium: Merck Sharp and Dohme
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
FIGO-Gynuity Session:
Misoprostol for the Prevention and Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage: From Clinical Evidence to Operational Relaties
Chair: Hamid Rushwan, UK
 
Use of Misoprostol for PPH Prevention at the Community Level: An Overview of a Study in Senegal Comparing Misoprostol with Oxytocin in Uniject™
Ayisha Diop, Senegal
Self-Administration of Misoprostol for the Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage: Experiences with the MamaMiso study in Uganda
Sam Ononge, Uganda
Sublingual Misoprostol for the Treatment of Postpartum Hemorrhage: Current Evidence and Programmatic Implications
Nevine Hassanein, Egypt
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Gynuity Session:
Misoprostol for Medical Abortion: Simple, Safe, and Effective
(in French - translation to English will be provided)
Moderator: Solomon Kumbi, Ethiopia
 
Misoprostol as a First-line Treatment in PAC in Atfeeh District: The Way Forward for Task-shifting to Lower-level Providers
Magdy Khaled, Egypt
First Trimester Abortion: Over 14 years of Medical Abortion Experience in Tunisia Using Mifepristone and Misoprostol
Selma Hajri, Tunisia
Improving Abortion Care: The Advantage of Adding Mifepristone to Misoprostol in Second Trimester Abortion 14-21 Weeks
Laura Frye, USA

HALL D
08:00 - 09:30
JHPIEGO:
Session 1: Respectful Maternity Care: A Dimension of Quality Maternal and Newborn Health
Moderator: Blami Dao, Burkina Faso/USA
 
Implementing respectful maternity care in Mozambique
Maria da Luz Vaz, Mozambique
Factors associated with disrespect and abusive care during child birth in Kenya: Implications for developing effective interventions
Timothy Abuya, Kenya
Improving maternity services utilization in Ethiopia by providing culturally sensitive and women friendly care
Alemnesh Tekleberhan, Ethiopia
Respectful maternity care: what to measure and how to measure?
Eva Bazant, USA
09:30 - 11:00
 
The INTERGROWTH – 21st Project
Chair: Sudhir Vinayak, Kenya
The INTERGROWTH-21st Project: design, standardization and quality control strategies
William Stones, Kenya
Image scoring methods for standardization of sonographic fetal growth assessment
Sikolia Wanyonyi, Kenya/UK
Early fetal growth across different populations and implications on gestational age estimation
Joyce Sande, Kenya
A phenotypic classification for the preterm birth syndrome: results from the INTERGROWTH-21st Project
Eric Ohuma, UK
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 14:00
AFOG AGM
14:00 - 15:30
It’s a Matter of Choice: Innovations and investments to increase access to female sterilization
Organised by EngenderHealth, Kenya
Chair: Japhet Achola Ominde, Kenya
Policy and programmatic issues that impact choice and access to permanent methods of contraception
Japhet Achola Ominde, Kenya
Competent and Confident Providers – Approaches to Capacity Building in Female Permanent Contraception
Enriquito Lu, USA
Female Sterilization Service Delivery at Marie Stopes International (MSI), 2006 - 2012
Ayele Debebe Gemechu, Ethiopia
Innovations and Investments to Increase access to female sterilization in Ethiopia
Mengitsu Haile Mariam, Ethiopia
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Fistula in Africa
Chair: Sohier Elneil, Sudan/UK
The magnitude of obstetric fistula in Africa – A situational analysis study
Mulu Muleta, Ethiopia
Future directions in the field of Obstetric Fistula – What our women want
Sohier Elneil, Sudan/UK
 
HALL E
08:00 - 09:30
Free Communication 1 (for full session details click here)
09:30 - 11:00
Free Communication 2 (for full session details click here)
11:00 - 11:30
Refreshment Break
12:30 - 14:00
 
 
Improving Access to safe legal abortion in Africa: All African countries can implement safe services –organised by Ipas
Chair: TBD
Implementing African Abortion laws
Cristina Hunguan, Mozambique
Implementation of safe abortion services in Kenya (using the constitutional provisions and WHO Guidance )
Joseph Karanja, Kenya
Introducing the revised WHO Guidance
Joachim Osu, Kenya
13:30 - 14:00
Lunch
14:00 - 15:30
Free Communication 3 (for full session details click here)
15:30 - 16:00
Refreshment Break
16:00 - 17:30
Free Communication 4 (for full session details click here)