Welcome Note Print

Dear Friends and Colleagues,

We are honored to announce and welcome you to join us at The 1st FIGO Africa Regional Conference of Gynecology and Obstetrics, to be held from 2 to 5 October 2013 in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

FIGO's mission is to promote the wellbeing of women and to raise the standards of practice in gynecology and obstetrics.

FIGO's expertise focuses on safe motherhood projects around the world, designed to reduce maternal mortality in developing countries; therefore, it is imperative to hold The 1st FIGO Africa Regional Conference in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

The 1st FIGO Africa Regional Conference of Gynecology and Obstetrics will enable participants, including people at the grass-roots level, to meet with local and world renowned experts in obstetrics and gynecology, and to be updated on the most pressing women's health issues facing today.

We look forward to welcoming you and working together to improve women's rights and health!

Prof. Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
FIGO President
Obstetrician and Gynecologist
Prof. Yirgu Gebrehiwot
M.D., M.Sc (Epidemiology and Biostatistics)
Obstetrician and Gynecologist