Annual Conferences

The 5th Annual Conference:

Conference theme: STD HIV/AIDS.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include:
Epidemiology of AIDS: by Dr. Derege Kebede.
AIDS in pregnant women: by Dr. Bekele Chamiso.
STD, HIV /AIDS in Ethiopia: by Dr. Hailu Negassa.
HIV Sero-prevalence and its association with Syphilis sero- positivity: by Dr. Kidane G/Kidan.
HIV/ AIDS as occupational hazard: by Dr. Elisabeth Duncan.
Prevention of HIV transmission in the community: by Dr. Daniel Fekade.

The 4th Annual Conference:

Conference theme: Adolescent reproductive health.
Panel Discussion on Adolescent reproductive health: Adolescent reproductive health problems in Kenya. by Dr. Kama Rogo.
Scientific papers presented:
Community based distribution of family planning: by Dr. I Willem.
Grand multi-parity at Jimma Hospital: by Dr. Solomon Mehari.
A randomized controlled therapeutic trial of MVA VS SMC in the treatment of incomplete abortion: by Dr. Ephrem Kassaye.
A survey of adolescent RH in the city of Addis Ababa: by Dr. Eyob Tadesse.

The 3rd Annual Conference:

Conference theme: Essential obstetric care which focused on the components of essential care. 
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include:
Components of Essential Obstetric Care: by Dr. Bo Moller, senior Obstetrician and Gynecologist, advisor to the family health department of ministry of health Ethiopia.
Baby Friendly Hospital Initiative: by A.O Grange, WHO, MO/MCH, Nigeria.
Scientific Papers presented Include:
Obstetric fistula: a retrospective study of 1210 cases: by Dr. Mulu Muleta.
Maternal Mortality in Gondar College of Medical sciences: by Dr. Abdulhamid Yishak.
Incidence an determinants of infectious morbidity following Cesarean section: by Dr. Yirgu G/ Hiwot.
Pelvic abscess and HIV Infection by Dr. Assefa Atakilti.
Tubal Ligation and Mini Laparatomy the Gondar Experience by Dr. Kidane G/ Kidane.

The 2nd Annual Conference:

Conference theme: Unsafe Abortion: 
Addressed the issue thoroughly and created awareness on the magnitude of the problem and the maternal mortality and morbidity caused by unsafe abortion in Ethiopia. 
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include: 
Historical notes on abortion: by Dr. Adane Gossa, senior Obstetrician and Gynecologist, AAU medical faculty
Survey of Abortion in Addis Ababa: by Dr. Seyoum Yoseph, senior Obstetrician and Gynecologist, AAU medical faculty. The paper summarized the results of a survey of cases of abortion managed in Five Hospitals in Addis Ababa.
Women’s Affairs Office and the issue of Abortion: by W/O Tadelech Haile Michael, Minister of Women affairs in the Prime Minister's Office.
Women Empowerment and the issue of Abortion: by W/o Zewdie Abegaz.