Invitation to attend the 25th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG), the Silver Jubilee Celebration, and the second annual conference of the African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology (AFOG).

Dear esteemed friends, colleagues and partners from Ethiopia, Africa and beyond,

We are now making our final preparations to conduct the 25th Annual Conference of ESOG and the Silver Jubilee Celebration along with the 2nd Annual Conference of AFOG colorfully at Capital Addis Hotel in Addis Ababa, from Thursday February 2 through Saturday, Feb.4, 2017.

This year’s annual conference is organized to be memorable and one of the first in its kind as we will be celebrating our silver Jubilee, 25 years of hard work and contributions to Sexual and reproductive health care in Ethiopia.

There will be a panel discussion on: SDG’s-Challenges and opportunities for SRH in Africa. Distinguished panelists from Ethiopia, Africa and international organizations like the World Health Organization (WHO) and the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) will speak in this important secession. Moreover there will be a panel on medical ethics in Ethiopia in which prominent personalities from US, ESOG and FMHACA/ FMoH will speak.

Pre-Conference and Post-conference parallel Continuing Medical Education (CMEs) will be conducted and there will be 50 scientific papers to be presented in the scientific secession.

The usual social event of opening and closing cocktail will, as usual give you an opportunity to meet old acquaintances and network with your colleagues and partners working in Reproductive Health (RH) sector from Africa and all over the world.

Please come and join us and be enriched by the science and friendship that the 25th ESOG and 2nd AFOG conference has to offer.

 I believe this experience will be yet another immense opportunity for you to provide the best quality of care to the women, mothers and newborns under your care.

Hoping to see you all at the conference!

With kind regards,

DerejeNegussie, (MD/ Obgyn, PgD-RM, MPH)

Conference organizing committee chairman

President, Executive Board, ESOG

Executive committee member and honorary treasurer of AFOG