The Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG), called upon by the Human Resource Directorate of the Federal Ministry of Health (FMoH), shared its experience of harmonizing residency program curriculums and setting minimum requirements to launch residency programs.  ESOG shared the experience on a consultative workshop with professional societies at Ethiopian Public Institute (EPHI) on December 29, 2017.

To share its experience ESOG was represented by Dr. Dereje Negussie, president of ESOG, Dr. Mengistu H. Mariam, executive board member and Dr. Tesfaneh Fikre, project coordinator for the ESOG-ACOG Collaborative Project. Hosted by the Directorate, facilitating the event was Professor Abraham H. Amlak, advisor to the Directorate.

ESOG presented its experience to Societies in various specialty programs such as Dermatology, Ophthalmology, Internal Medicine, Orthopedics, Pediatrics, Radiology and others. The Societies through their representatives applauded the initiative ESOG took in harmonizing the curriculums and producing minimum requirement for universities to launch residency programs in Ob-Gyn.

The FMoH is hoping to take the experience to other residency programs. FMoH will facilitate the initiatives by providing material and human power support and hosting consultative workshops.

Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) provided Quality Improvement (QI) and mentorship skill training for project support team at Kaleb Hotel, Addis Ababa from December 11-14, 2017. Participants were Ob-Gyns and midwives from Chiro Hospital, Ambo Hospital, Ataye Hospital, Gelemso Hospital, Robe Hospital, Kobo Hospital, Inchini Hospital, Lalibela Hospital and St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College.



Dear AFOG member Societies; 
Greetings from the African Federation of Obstetricians & Gynecologists.
FIGO is organizing its 2018 Regional congress in Dubai, UAE in the period between 11th to 15th of April 2018.
AFOG is involved in the organization as well as Arab countries. We have arranged special registration fees for all African doctors.
Please check the AFOG website for the details;
or the Congress website;