Newsletter ISUOG February 2018

Newsletter ISUOG Basic Training Updates for Trainees

It will take place in Rio de Janiero from the 14th-19th October. Check out the details and the early bird fee that is available till the 31th of January! WATOG will be present at the Congress and organize activities dedicated to trainees and felllows!


FIGO Regional Congress of Middle East & Africa

The FIGO Regional Conference of Middle East and Africa will take place in Dubai, United Arab Emirates from 11 to 13 April 2018. The scientific programme will focus on the issues faced by the obstetricians and gynaecologists in the region. It will cover cutting edge topics in daily practice, the most recent development and management of the rapidly evolving health care requirements, as well as the crucial challenges concerning low resource countries. Check out the details and the early bird fee that is available till the 7th of February!

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STED - 9th scientific conference

During the 9th scientific conference of the Société Tunisienne d'Echographie et Doppler, Ahmed Halouani, our Tunisia representative member, presented the Tunisian results of our worldwide survey regarding the OB/GYN Ultrasound training. It focused on the Tunisian trainees' needs, expectations and experience feedbacks regarding this specific training.

STED 2018

Tunisia survey results presentation

CNGOT congress

During the 2017 congress of the Collège National de Gynécologie Obstétrique de Tunisie, the Tunisian results of our worldwide survey regarding the OB/GYN Ultrasound training were presented with an electronic poster

CNGOT 2017 Affiche

WATOG participated to the 2017 ISUOG Congress In Vienna.

It has been a real pleasure to propose Worshops for trainees and HUBS about «Exploring the doctor patient relationship» and «Issues for trainees worldwide». WATOG presented a worldwide satisfaction survey on the ultrasound training of trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology. You can find below some pictures of WATOG during the ISUOG Congress.

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ISUOG Newsletter Ultrasound

ISUOG Newsletter Ultrasound

Meet WATOG at the ISUOG Congress this September in Vienna!

We invite all trainees and young OB/GYN who participate at the Congress to join us at different moments specially dedicated to ULTRASOUND TRAINING!

You can find the outline of WATOG's program here:

ISUOG Flyer Vienna

Details will be published soon !

Free & Online Congress: WSC Spotlight

WSC Spotlight

Watog is glad to inform you that the September 12th, 2017, the Global Sepsis Alliance and the World Health Organization will host the WSC Spotlight: Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis. The WSC Spotlight is a free online congress in the style of the 1st World Sepsis Congress last year, but focuses on a particular topic, which is Maternal and Neonatal Sepsis this year.

This congress is bringing speakers from around the world to provide updates on maternal and neonatal sepsis through four distinct sessions.

For more information and registration, please find below the Event Website link:

WSC Spotlight

WATOG will be present at the ISUOG World Congress:

DIP 2017

Sunday 17th September, 10:20 am - HUB SESSION
In conversation with trainees: exploring the doctor patient relationship

Tuesday 19th September 2017 11:25 am - ORAL PRESENTATION
WATOG satisfaction survey on the ultrasound training of trainees in obstetrics and gynaecology

Tuesday 19th September 12:20 am- HUB SESSION
HUB: Join the conversation on issues for trainees worldwide

We are looking for volunteers who are planning to attend the congress and would like to participate at organizing these events. If you are interested you can contact us at:

DIP 2017

DIP 2017

General Secretary, Petra Gabor, will hold presentations on WATOG at FIGO AMP Nutrition work group meeting on the 9th March and at the DIP2017 Congress on the 10th March in Barcelona. Don't miss it if you participate at the Congress. Check out the reduced subscription fee for trainees and students - especially for Spanish ones !

Dip 2017 Congress

BMFMS 19th Annual conference

BMFMS 19th Annual Conference

The BMFMS aims to provide a forum where issues of relevance to Obstetricians and other professionals involved in pregnancy care are discussed. The society particularly seeks to disseminate knowledge, promote research and audit, encourage the interface with industry to promote technological advances, establish good quality training programs, and encourage development of clinical guidelines.

During this conference, free dedicated training sessions for trainees are organised:

There will be 8 stations each with one or more simulators, some of which are being launched for the first time at this event.
In addition, three teaching sessions are offered of an hour long on Thursday morning, afternoon and Friday morning.
Numbers will be limited to 32 people for each session : each delegate will receive an email invitation and it will be on a first come first served basis.

The stations will include:

· New versions of Limbs and Things Prompt trainers to include PPH and Cervical dilation
· Lucy simulators with Clinical Innovations Kiwi vacuum delivery
· Adam Rouilly’s established impacted head at CS trainer – Desperate Debra and officially lauched at this event: Amnio Abbie – an ultrasound guided invasive procedure trainer for CVS/ Amniocentesis and invasive fetal procedures, with varying abdominal wall thickness. Finally some perineal repair kits will also be available.
· Medaphor’s established transabdominal and transvaginal trainers
· A laser ablation of TTTS trainer ( although access to this may have to be limited as we expect it to be very popular)

BMFMS 19th Annual Conference

WATOG members will attend the XXII FIGO congress in 2018

FIGO congress in 2018

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AFOG 2nd Annual conference

AFOG 2nd Annual conference

African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists is a professional non-profit health organization with focus on health of women and children. It specifically aims at promoting women’s health and in particular, maternal and newborn health; improve the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology on the African continent and promote member associations at the national level; and to also collaborate with other regional Federations or organisations for the promotion of women’s health globally.

AFOG 2nd Annual conference