The 12th Annual Conference:

Pre-conference Dissemination workshop: Save the Mothers Project Ambo.
Presentations : Summary of achievements:
SMP Ambo Community activities: by Dr. Solomon Kumbi, Central Project Coordinator.
Clinical activities: by Dr. Ayele Debebe, Site Project Coordinator.
Reasons for underutilization of Emergency Obstetric services in three woredas of west shoa zone, Oromia region, Ethiopia: a qualitative study: by Drs Solomon kumbi and Ayele debebe.
The way forward: by Dr. Solomon Kumbi.
Maternal Mortality Reduction, A major challenge for developing countries: by Dr. Tekleab Mekbib.
Maternal Mortality Audit: A one day pre-conference workshop on methods of auditing maternal deaths.
Review of Maternal Death and Complications to make pregnancy safer: by Prof. V.M. Lema M.B. Ch. B; M. Med .O/G, secretary of ECSAOGS task force.
Methods of Reviewing maternal death and complications: by Dr. A.D Mulanga.
Regional Efforts in conducting Maternal Death Reviews: by Prof. V.M Lema. For full information refer to the 12TH ESOG conference.
Conference theme: Skilled attendance at delivery.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include: 
Creating an enabling environment for skilled attendance at delivery (Laws, Policies and related programs): by Dr. Ermias Getaneh, MPH, Ministry of Health Family Health Department.
Challenges in deployment and retention of health personnel in expanding coverage of skilled attendance: by Dr. Kidane G/Kidan, NPO/MPS, WHO.
Partnership for skilled care: saving mothers and newborns: by Dr. Alemache T/Himanot, UNICEF.
The forgotten newborn: by Dr. Assaye Kassie, President, Ethiopian Pediatric Association.
The role of midwives in promoting skilled attendants: by Sr. Kiros Kebede , Ethiopian Nurse Midwives Association.
The role of professional Association in promoting skilled care Skilled birth attendance: by Dr, Kassahun Kiros, ESOG.
Scientific Papers Presented:
Overview of prevention of postpartum hemorrhage: by Dr. Abdulhadi Eltahir, MPH, Senior Technical Advisor, USAID, Washington.
Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage, special initiative: by Dr. Asheber Getachew, ESOG, Prevention of PPH Project Coordinator.
The way forward in the prevention of PPH: by Dr. Biruk Tafesse, ESOG member, Assistant Project Coordinator.
Mainstreaming of Emergency contraception in the public sector: by Dr. Tekleab Mekbib, Medical Advisor, Population Council.
Socio - demographic profile and obstetric experience of fistula patients managed at the Addis Ababa Fistula hospital: by Dr. Mulu Muletta, ESOG member, Fistula hospital.
Review of patterns of obstetric and gynecologic admissions to surgical ICU of TAH: by Dr. Amanuel Kebede.
A case report a patient with ruptured ectopic pregnancy and ileoceacal volvulus: by Dr. Bivash Basu, MD, PHD, FRACE.
Assessment of safe delivery service utilization among women of childbearing age in north Gondar Zone north west Ethiopia: by Mesfin Nigussie, Damen Hailemariam , Getnet Mitikie.
Fertility awareness and pregnancy intention of post abortion patients in Addis Ababa: by Yilma Melkamu, Fikre Enquselassie, Ahmed Ali, Hailmichael G/Selassie, Lukman Yusuf.
Pregnancy outcome following conservative management of preterm severe preclampsia: by Sisay Teklu, Ashebir Gaym.
Sexual violence among women with unwanted pregnancy: by Drs Solomon Desalegn, Solomon Kumbi.