Following an election of new Executive Board members on a business meeting conducted during the 26th Annual Conference of the Ethiopian Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ESOG) on February 6, 2018, the outgoing board handed over its responsibility to the incoming board members. The hand over took place at ESOG’s project bureau on February 21, 2018.

According to the election results, Dr. Delayehu Bekele replaced Dr. Dereje Negussie as the president of ESOG. Dr. Mekdes Daba will serve as the Executive Board’s Honorary Secretary. Dr. Munir Kassa, Dr. Malede Birara and Dr. Fikremelekot Temesgen are elected members. Members who were reelected to serve one more term:  Dr. Mahlet Yigeremu will be serving as the vice president while Dr. Shiferaw Negash will remain a member of the Executive Board. 

ESOG has a long-standing culture well stipulated in its constitution that Executive Board members cannot serve any more than four years of two terms.