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Join us at XI FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics

From October 4-9, 2015, in Vancouver

Are you heading to the XI FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics in Vancouver from October 4–9, 2015? EngenderHealth has some exciting presentations and research to share, including discussions on:

  • Monday, October 5 – Responding to the Risk of Sexual and Gender Based Violence for Abducted Girls from Chibok, Northeastern Nigeria (FCS14.14)
    Adamu Isah, Deputy Country Director, Programs at EngenderHealth, Nigeria
     
  • Tuesday, October 6 – Maternal Health Data Management: Strengthening Use in Resource-Constrained Health Facilities in Western Uganda (FCS34.2)
    Simon Ndizeye, Monitoring and Evaluation Specialist, EngenderHealth, Uganda
     
  • Thursday, October 8 – Community-Based Screening for Obstetric Fistula in Nigeria: A Novel Approach to Measurement and Estimation (FCS74.6)
    Adamu Isah, Deputy Country Director, Programs at EngenderHealth, Nigeria 
     
  • Friday, October 9 – Translating Randomized Clinical Trial Findings to Practice: Non-Inferiority of Short-Duration Bladder Catheterization after Fistula Repair (FCS100.9)
    Joseph Ruminjo, Clinical Director, Fistula Care Plus, EngenderHealth

Below please find additional highlights from the week’s events. We hope to see you there!


 
MONDAY, OCTOBER 5

  • 08:00-09:30: Genital Tract Fistula: Undertaking Care and Training in Different Settings
    Location: Meeting Room 202-204
    Africa’s First Accredited Urogynaecology Fellowship - Setting the Vision
    Lauri Romanzi
     
  • 13:45-15:15: FCS144 Addressing Violence Against Women
    Location: Meeting Room 210
    FCS14.14 Responding to the Risk of Sexual and Gender-Based Violence for Abducted Girls from Chibok, Northeastern Nigeria
    Adamu Isah

 
TUESDAY, OCTOBER 6

  • 13:45-15:15: FCS34 Women’s Health Issues and Policy
    Location: Meeting Room 117
     
    FCS34.1: Can Religious Leaders Act as Conduits for Obstetric Fistula Prevention Messages and for Community Mobilization? The EngenderHealth Uganda Experience
    Molly Tumusiime

    FCS34.2: Maternal Health Data Management: Strengthening Use in Resource-Constrained Health Facilities in Western Uganda
    Simon Ndizeye

 
WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 7

  • 08:00-09:30: FCS35 Contraception and Fertility Control
    Location: Meeting Room 111
    FCS35.6: Integration of Postpartum Family Planning Services with the Immunization Program at Sub-District and Below Level in Bangladesh
    Sanjida Hasan
     
  • 09:55-11:25: Developing Urogynaecology Services in Under-Resourced Settings
    Location: Meeting Room 202-204
    Quality-of-Life Assessments: ‘Can We Adapt/Adopt Validated Questionnaires in Under-Resourced Settings?’
    Lauri Romanzi
     
    Surgical Set-up for Urogynaecology in Under-Resourced Settings: ‘What are the Essential Pre-Requisites for Safe and Effective Surgery?’
    Lauri Romanzi

 
THURSDAY, OCTOBER 8

  • 15:30-17:00: FCS62 Labor and Delivery
    Location: Meeting Room 115
    FCS62.4: Pregnancy Care Utilization by Female Genital Fistula Clients in Bangladesh
    SK Nazmul Huda
     
  • 15:30-17:00: FCS75 Mixed Bag
    Location: Meeting Room 210
    FCS74.6: Community-Based Screening for Obstetric Fistula in Nigeria: A Novel Approach to Measurement and Estimation
    Adamu Isah
     
  • 15:30-17:00: The Importance and Feasibility of Providing Permanent Methods in Low-Resource Countries and How FIGO Members Can Help
    Location: Meeting Room 223-224
    Chair: Carmela Cordero

 
FRIDAY, OCTOBER 9

  • 08:00-09:30: FCS100 Urogynecology
    Location: Meeting Room 218-219
    FCS100.8: The Panzi Classification and Score for Female Genital Fistula
    Christine Amisi

    FCS100.9: Translating Randomized Clinical Trial Findings to Practice: Non-Inferiority of Short Duration Bladder Catheterization after Fistula Repair
    Joseph Ruminjo
     
  • 08:00-09:30: FCS90 Operative Obstetrics
    Location: Meeting Room 208
    FCS90.1: Comparative Risk of Obstetric and Iatrogenic Fistula from Short Height in Bangladesh
    SK Nazmul Huda

 
POSTERS: Monday, October 5 – Tuesday, October 6

  • CLINICAL OBSTETRICS
    P0156: Increasing Utilization of Maternal Health and Family Planning Services through Community Engagement Approaches in Rural Uganda
    Simon Ndizeye
     
  • UROGYNECOLOGY
    P1025: Female Genital Fistula: Clinical Audit of Complications from Surgical Treatment
    Joseph Ruminjo

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