EX EDThe Ethiopian Journal of Reproductive Health (EJRH), the scientific publication of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG), has got a boost with restructuring of the editorial board. The new editorial board was introduced on a meeting at the project bureau of ESOG on October 18, 2017. Present on the meeting were members of the executive board and the new editorial board.  

According to the new structure the newly elected members are Dr. Ahmed Abdella, Editor -in-Chief, Dr. Delayehu Bekele, Associate Editor-in-Chief (Ob-Gyn), Dr. Mitike Molla, Associate Editor (Public Health), Dr. Muhidin Abdo, Member/ H. Secretary, Dr. Mulu Muleta, member, Dr. Mirgissa Kabba, Member, Dr. Birhanu Kebede, Member, Dr. Mekdes Daba, Member, Dr. Firewoyni Tesfay, Member, Addisu Deresse, Editor Secretary. Dr. Mirgissa and Dr. Mulu were also members of the old editorial board while the rest are brought in with the new restructuring.

The new editorial board was established by bringing together the old editorial board and members of the Journal Development Thematic Area under the ESOG-ACOG Collaborative Project; while Dr. Mitike and Dr. Ahmed are new to both platforms.   

The restructuring the editorial board is considered a milestone achievement for the Journal Development Thematic Area led by Dr. Muhidin. Following the introduction of the new editorial board, a short meeting was held with the Executive Board on the way forward.

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;

Facility Baseline assessment orientation was conducted at the project bureau of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) on October 6-7, 2017. The orientation was conducted under the project- Implementing Quality Improvement in Reproductive Health /Family Planning and Comprehensive Abortion Care/ in selected Hospitals and Health Centers of Amhara and Oromia Region and De-stigmatization of Safe Abortion among Health Care Workers in Ethiopia. 

CAC FP1The orientation, which was attended by 15 health workers from selected facilities from Oromia and Amhara Regional States, was given on a survey tool entitled Assessing Health Service Quality Standards for Family Planning and Comprehensive Abortion Facility. The health workers will be responsible for the data collection process.