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Schedule of Activities and Scientific Program

DAY -1: 10 NOVEMBER 2019 (SUNDAY)

TIME ACTIVITIES
0700 – 1200 SPORTS ACTIVITIES
0830 – 1400 AOFOG EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
 Negros Room, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
(Snacks and Lunch at Panay Room)
0900 - 1200 FIGO OFFICERS MEETING
Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila
1300 – 1700 REGISTRATION OPENS
Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
1500 – 1900 POGS OPENING CEREMONIES
Meeting Room 1, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
1900 – 2200 POGS WELCOME RECEPTION (By Invitation Only)
Banquet Hall, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)

DAY 0: 11 NOVEMBER 2019 (MONDAY)

TIME ACTIVITIES
0700 – 1700 REGISTRATION
Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
0800 – 1600 PRE-CONGRESS ACTIVITIES
Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
0800 – 1300 POGS JOINT BOT AND RD MEETING
Summit Hall F, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
0800 – 1530 AOFOG COUNCIL MEETING
Summit Hall C/D, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
 (Snacks and Lunch at Summit Hall E)
1300 OPENING OF EXHIBITS
Forum, Philippine International Convention Center (PICC)
1700 – 2230 AOFOG PRESIDENT’S NIGHT
“One Asia Oceania”
Mindanao Ballroom, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

DAY 1: 12 NOVEMBER 2019 (TUESDAY)

TIME ACTIVITIES
0800 –  0900 POGS PRESIDENT’S HOUR
Pushing the POGS to More Relevance
Dr Mario A Bernardino
0900 – 0930 Plenary 1. AOFOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Paradigm Shift in Obstetric Practice
Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia)
0930 – 1000 Plenary 2. CHIEN-TIEN HSU MEMORIAL LECTURE
Controversial Issues in Gynecologic Oncology
Prof Neville F Hacker (Australia)
1000 – 1030 SNACKS / EXHIBITS
1030 – 1100 Plenary 3. MALAYSIA LECTURE
Prof Haywood L Brown (USA)
1100 – 1130 Plenary 4. Achieving an Appropriate Cesarean Section Rate
Dr Michael S Robson (Ireland)
1000 – 1230 FIGO GENERAL MEETING
Banquet Hall 3, PICC
Lunch at Meeting Room 10
1130 –1300 LUNCHEON SYMPOSIA
PICC Meeting Rooms
POGS BUSINESS MEETING
Reception Hall, PICC
  2F
BANQUET HALLS 1-3
2F
MR 2/3
2F
MR 4
2F
MR 5
2F
MR 6
2F
MR 7
3F
MR 1
3F
MR 11
3F
MR 12
3F
MR 14
4F
SH C/D
4F
SH E/F
2F
MR 8
3F
D
306
3F
D
307
3F
D
308
3F
D

309
1300 – 1430

  Bringing Life to Life:  From Preconception to Menopause
[BSV]

Roles of Leuprorelin in General ObGyn Practice
Dr Maria Jesusa Banal-Silao
(Philippines)

Novel Iron Therapy
Dr Joseph U Olivar
(Philippines)

Actim Talk Show
Dr Maria Lourdes B Escobar
(Philippines)

Roles of Isopropanolic Black Cohosh in Climacteric Women
Dr Lilia Pagtakhan-Luna
(Philippines)

  Chasing
 Challenges in Women’s Health (Fertility, Reproduction and Parturition)
[ABBOTT]

Overcoming Hurdles:  Triptorelin for Rapid Control of Bleeding in Myomas and Pain in Endometriosis
Dr Angela S Aguilar
(Philippines)

Race Starter:  Oral Dydrogesterone for Luteal Phase Support in IVF -   Changing Standards
Dr Rudie Frederick B Mendiola
(Philippines)

Winning the Race:  Superiority of Oral Dydrogesterone in Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Dr Thiam Chye Tan
(Singapore)

Sprinting to Save Mothers from PPH:  Optimizing Outcomes with Carbetocin (Results of IMOX Study)
Dr Timothy Draycott
(United Kingdom)  

  Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy
[WYETH]

Dr Christia S Padolina
(Philippines) Dr Richard C Jordias
(Philippines) Dr Bernadette C Benitez
(Philippines)  

  SOFIA: Vaccination Pearls Across a Woman’s Lifespan
[MSD]

Preconceptional Vaccination During Pregnancy and Immediate Postpartum - Shielding the Womb: Pre-Conception to Post-Partum Vaccination
Dr Sybil Lizanne R Bravo
(Philippines) Adolescent and MAW/YAW Vaccination - Overcoming Obstacles in Vaccinating Young to Middle Adult Women
Dr Concepcion D Rayel
(Philippines) Gender Neutral Vaccination - Fortifying HPV Prevention in Men
Dr Ricardo M Manalastas, Jr.
(Philippines) Adult Vaccination - Integrating Vaccines in Caring for the Aging Woman and Her Family
Dr Maria Virginia S Abalos
(Philippines) Herd Immunity -  Achieving Herd Immunity through Vaccination
Dr Efren J Domingo
(Philippines)

  Maternal and Perinatal Death Surveillance and Response
(MPDSR)

MPDSR:  Global Overview
Dr Allisyn Moran
(USA)

Small Group Work on Maternal Death Audits Discussion Small Group Work on Perinatal Death Audits Discussion Wrap Up
Dr Allisyn Moran
(USA)

  PSSTD

Immunohistochemical Characteristics of GTDs
Dr Mark Angelo C Ang
(Philippines)

Chemoprophylaxis for H mole
Dr Ma Stephanie Fay S Cagayan
(Philippines)

GTN Philippine Experience
Dr Lourdes Blanco-Capito
(Philippines)

Postmolar GTN:  Role of Follow Up
Dr Maria Carmen Hernandez-Quevedo
(Philippines)

  Panel Discussion:  PCOS:  New Guidelines – How Good are They?

Lecture: PCOS:  New Guidelines
Dr Ernest Ng
(Hong Kong)

Panelists:

Dr. Maria Jesusa Banal-Silao
(Philippines)

Dr. Andon Hestiantoro (Indonesia)

Dr Nandita Palshetkar
(India)

 

  Ultrasound in Gynecology

Essentials and Concerns in Gynecologic Ultrasound
Prof Caterina M Bilardo
(Netherlands)

Abnormal Bleeding in Perimenopausal Women
Dr Lyra Ruth Clemente-Chua (Philippines)

Focused Ultrasound Therapy for Benign Uterine Masses
Dr Vincent YT Cheung
(Hong Kong)  

Transperineal Ultrasound in Urogynecology
Dr Rachel Cheung
(Hong Kong)

  Preterm Labor

Cervical Pessary to Prevent Preterm Labor
Prof Tak Yeung Leung
(Hong Kong)

Multifetal Pregnancy:  Management of Preterm Labor
Dr Ounjai Kor-anantakul
(Thailand)

Prevention of Preterm Delivery in Women with Short Cervix
Dr Hian Yan Voon
(Malaysia)

Improving Outcomes of Preterm Births with Steroids and MgSO4
Dr Ma Cristina P Crisologo(Philippines)

 YGA

  Practice Issues for the             OB-GYN

Gender Equity and
Maternal Health
Dr Carlos Eduardo Fuchtner
(Bolivia)

Gynecologists on Technology:  Cost Effective Care vs Cutting Edge Care
Prof Eva Chalas
(USA)

Obstetricians’ Workload and Quality of Life
Dr Haywood L Brown
(USA)

Specialization in Gyne Oncology
Dr Neville F Hacker
(USA)

Urogynecology
APUGA-PSURPS

Evaluation and Management of Complications of Continence Surgery
Dr Sivakumar Balakrishnan (Malaysia)

New Developments in Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Prof Ajay Rane
(Australia)

Is It Worth Managing Occult SUI?
Dr Judith M Sison
(Philippines)

Rectovaginal and Vesicovaginal Fistula:  Evaluation & Management
Dr Symphorosa Shing Chee Chan
(Hong Kong)  

FC FC FC FC FC
1430 – 1600

  Gynecologic
Oncology

Molecular Testing for Endometrial Cancer
Dr Mandy Chu
(Hong Kong)

Molecular Pathogenesis of Ovarian Cancer:  An Inextricable Maze
Dr Toyoshima Masafumi
(Japan)

Prophylactic Salpingectomy
Dr Jericho Thaddeus P Luna
(Philippines)

Venous Thromboembolism in Gyne Surgery
Dr Thiam Chye Tan
(Singapore)

  FC

  The Science of Menopause

Cardiometabolic Risks in Menopause
Dr Nemencio A Nicodemus, Jr
(Philippines)

Menopausal Hormonal Therapy:  Current Status
Dr Fessy Louis 
(India)

Bone Health in Menopausal Women with PCOS
Dr Lilia Pagtakhan-Luna
(Philippines)

The Genitourinary Syndrome of the Menopause
Dr Premitha Damodaran
(Malaysia)

  Ultrasound Beyond Diagnostics

Second and Third Trimester OB Scan Essentials
Dr P.K. Shah
(India)

Fetal Growth Assessment in Early and Late IUGR
Dr Ma Victoria V Torres
(Philippines)

2D or 3D in Targeted Fetal Anomaly Scanning?
Prof Min-Jeong Oh
(Korea)

Predicting Dystocia by Ultrasound
Dr Liona CY Poon
(Hong Kong)

  Postpartum Hemorrhage:  Principles Management 

Postpartum Hemorrhage:  Institutional Factors
Dr Pisake Lumbiganon (Thailand)

Surgical Options for Postpartum Hemorrhage
Dr Jean Ann B Toral
(Philippines)

Patient Blood Management: Is There a Role in PPH?
Dr Masoud Afnan-Mohammad
(United Kingdom)

Reducing Adverse Outcomes of Cesarean Section
Dr Michael S Robson
(Ireland)  

  RCOG

Post-Abortal Care:  Preventing Maternal Morbidity
Dr Lesley Regan
(United Kingdom)

Maternal Audit:  How It Succeeds in Improving Quality of Care
Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(United Kingdom)

How to Make a Practice Guideline
Prof Tak Yeung Leung
(Hong Kong)

Team Training for Obstetric Emergencies
Dr Timothy Draycott
(United Kingdom)

 

  Debate 1:
Controversies in Urogynecology

Debate 1A:
Laser Treatment is Better than Standard Care (Physiotherapy) for Mild Stress Urinary Incontinence
Chair:
Dr Lisa T Prodigalidad-Jabson Pro (for Laser)
Dr Bernabe A Marinduque
(Philippines) Anti (For Standard)
Prof Ajay Rane
(Australia)

Debate 1B:
Native-Tissue Repair is Superior to Mesh-Augmented Repair for Recurrent Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Chair: 
Dr Judith M Sison
(Philippines) Pro (for Native Tissue)
Dr Tsia-Shu Lo
(Taiwan) Anti (for Mesh)
Dr Yasukuni Yoshimura
(Japan)

1600 – 1630 Plenary 5. RCOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
How Can We Achieve SDG5:  Ensuring Gender Equality by 2030
Prof Lesley Regan (United Kingdom)
1630 – 1830  AOFOG OPENING CEREMONY
Plenary Hall, PICC
1830 WELCOME RECEPTION AND FELLOWSHIP NIGHT
“Festival of Festivals”
Reception Hall, PICC

DAY 2: 13 NOVEMBER 2019 (WEDNESDAY)

0700 –
1500

POGS ELECTION
Banquet Hall, PICC

0830 –  0900

DEBATE 2
Cervical Cancer Control: HPV Screening and Vaccination is Superior to Screening and Early Treatment
Prof Susan Cu-Uvin (USA and Prof Tay Eng Hseon (Singapore)

0900 – 0930

Plenary 6. FIGO PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Dr Jeanne Conry (USA)

0930 – 1000

Plenary 7.  ACOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Obesity and Cancer:  Link to Incidence and Recurrence
Prof Eva Chalas (USA)

1000 – 1030

SNACKS / EXHIBITS

1030 – 1100

Plenary 8. From ASPRE to FIGO: Implementation of Preeclampsia Prevention Strategy
Dr Liona CY Poon (Hong Kong)

1100 – 1130

Plenary 9. Innovations to Reduce Postpartum Bleeding and Postpartum Hemorrhage-Related Deaths
Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran (United Kingdom)

1130 – 1300

LUNCHEON SYMPOSIA
PICC Meeting Rooms

 

2F
MR 2/3

2F
MR 4

2F
MR 5

2F
MR 6

2F
MR 7

3F
MR 1

3F
MR 11

3F
MR 12

3F
MR 14

4F
SH C/D

4F
SH E/F

2F
MR 8

3F
D
306

3F
D
307

3F
D
308

3F
D
309

GF
LEADERS’
HALL

 

 

 

 

 

 

1300 – 1430

 

 

 

 

 

 

Driving Maternal Immunization as a Standard of Care
[GSK]

Why Maternal Immunization?  The BOD in Pregnancy and Infancy and the Role of Maternal Immunization
Dr Philippe Buchy
(Singapore)

Evidence for Maternal immunization:
(i)Safety of Vaccines During Pregnancy
(ii)MI and Its Impact on the Prevention of Infection in Mothers and Newborns
Dr Woo Yun Sohn
(Singapore)

Current Recommendations on Maternal Immunization:  Which Vaccines and When?
Dr Woo Yun Sohn
(Singapore)

Changing the Concept of “Vaccination During Pregnancy”:  From Avoidance to an Essential Element of Prenatal Care
Dr Philippe Buchy
(Singapore)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Extraordinary Nutrition, Craving for the Future
[FONTERRA]

Moderator:
Dr China Castillo
(Philippines)

Dr Raul M Quillamor
(Philippines)

Dr Benjamin D Cuenca
(Philippines)

Dr Maria Carmen Hernandez-Quevedo
(Philippines)

 

 

 
Reproductive Medicine

IVF vs Tubal Microsurgery
Dr Jaydeep Tank
(India)

IVF in Asia:  Current Challenges
Dr Raymond Li
(Hong Kong)

Adenomyosis:  Medical Management
Dr Yutaka Osuga
(Japan)

Fertility Options for Women with Premature Ovarian Insufficiency
Dr Eileen M Manalo
(Philippines)

 

 

AOSPAG

Dilemmas in the Management of Atypical Sexual Development
Prof  Sonia Grover
(Australia)

Relieving Outflow Tract Obstruction and Avoiding Injury
Dr Symphorosa Shing Chee Chan
(Hong Kong)

Strategies in Preventing Teen Pregnancy
Dr Ma Socorro Bernardino
(Philippines)

Adolescent Endometriosis
Dr Angela S Aguilar
(Philippines)

 

 

Environment and Maternal Health

Reproductive Health and the Environment:  What Physicians Can Do
Dr Jeanne Conry (USA)

Training Women’s Health Care Advisers
Dr Kiyoko Kato (Japan)

Caring for Women During Disasters
Dr Erlidia Llamas-Clark
(Philippines)

Preconception Nutrition:  Impact on Maternal and Fetal Outcomes
Dr Ditas Cristina D Decena
(Philippines)

 

Maternal and Fetal Medicine

Tracking Fetal Development:  New Modalities
Dr Seiichi Morokuma
(Japan)

Detecting and Managing Aneuploid Fetuses
Dr Steven Shaw
(Taiwan)

Surveillance and Management of Early and Late IUGR
Dr Leah Socorro N Rivera
(Philippines)

Anti Phospholipid Syndrome
Dr Heera Tuladhar
(Nepal)

 

Empowering Obstetricians and Gynecologists
for Cervical Cancer Prevention and Control

Moderator:
Dr Cecilia L Llave
(Philippines)

Didactics:

Current WHO Guidelines and Developments
TBC

Roadmap for Cervical Cancer Elimination
Dr Clar Clairo
(Philippines)

Preservice Education Competencies of Generalists
Dr Christia S Padolina
(Philippines)

The Role of OB Gyne
Dr Pisake Lumbiganon
(Thailand)

Cost-Effectiveness of the Screening Methods
Dr Kazunori Ochiai
(Japan)

Break-Out Sessions:

VIA and HPV DNA Testing
Dr Jean Anne B Toral
(Philippines)
Dr Erwin R de Mesa
(Philippines)
Dr Larraine Malabonga
(Philippines)

Cryopop
Ms Margaret Menza
(USA)
Dr Carolyn R Zalameda-Castro
(Philippines)

Colposcopy
Dr Benjamin D Cuenca
(Philippines)
Dr Rey delos Reyes
(Philippines)

LEEP
Dr Jericho Thaddeus P Luna
(Philippines)
Dr Maria Lilibeth L Sia Su
(Philippines)

 

Contraception and Maternal Health

Access oT Contraception:  Essential Pillar in Maternal Care
Dr Mario Philip R Festin
(Philippines)

Postpartum Intrauterine Contraceptive Device
Dr Hema Divakar
(India)

Long-acting Reversible Contraception
Dr Lubna Hassan
(Pakistan)

Emergency Contraception
Dr Herbert Situmorang
(Indonesia)

 

 

 

Medico Legal

Global Medical Indemnity – A Possibility?
Dr CN Purandare
(India)

Medicolegal Issues in the AOFOG Region
Dr Sanjay Gupte
(India)

No Fault Compensation-The Taiwan Experience
Dr Chung-Liang Shih
(Taiwan)

No Fault Compensation – The Korean Experience
Prof In Yang Park
(Korea)

 

 

Postpartum Hemorrhage:  Current Best Evidence

Heat Stable Carbetocin in the Prevention of Hemorrhage in Vaginal Births
Dr Pisake Lumbiganon
(Thailand)

Challenging the Standard in Postpartum Hemorrhage Prevention:  The Role of Carbetocin
Dr Timothy Draycott
(United Kingdom)

Uterotonic Agents for Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage:  The Cochrane Meta-Analysis
Dr Ioannis Gallos
(United Kingdom)

The New World Health Organization Recommendations on Uterotonics for the Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Dr Fernando Althabe
(Argentina)

 

AOGIN

Cost Effectiveness of Nonavalent versus Quadrivalent HPV Vaccine
Dr Efren J Domingo
(Philippines)

Current Management of CIN
Prof Tay Eng Hseon
(Singapore)

Genital Infections Other than HPV in Genital Neoplasia
Dr Young Tak Kim
(Korea)

Cervical Cancer in the Era of HPV
Dr Karen KL Chan
(Hong Kong)

 

 

 

 

FC

 

FC

 

FC

 

FC

 

FC

 

AOFOG GENERAL ASSEMBLY (1300 – 1530)

1430 – 1600

 

APAGE

Adenomyosis Surgery
Dr Chyi Long Lee
(Taiwan)

Laparoscopy for DIE
Dr Masaki Mandai
(Japan)

Limits of MIS in Gynecology: Making It Safe
Dr CK Khoo
(Singapore)

Starting a Low-Cost MIS Unit in Your Hospital
Dr Ichnandy Arief Rachman
(Indonesia)

 

 

Federation of Obstetric & Gynecological Societies of India
(FOGSI)

Keynote:
What’s New in ART – Expanding Horizons
(30 minutes)
Dr Nandita Palshetkar
(India)

Panel Discussion:
Endometriosis:  Management Strategies to Improve Clinical Outcomes
(60minutes)

Moderator:
Dr Aswath Kumar
(India)

Panelists:
Dr Krishnendu Gupta
(India)
Dr Haresh Doshi
(India)
Dr Sarita Bhalerao
(India)
Dr Niranjan Chavan
(India)
Dr Rohan Palshetkar
(India)

 

APUGA-
PSURPS

Management Options for Recurrent SUI After Failed MIS
Dr Lisa Teresa Prodigalidad-Jabson
(Philippines)

Therapeutic Options for Refractory OAB
Dr Christopher Chong
(Singapore)

Pain:  Chronic Pelvic Pain & Painful Bladder Syndrome
Prof Ching-Hung Hsieh
(Taiwan)

Urinary Incontinence & Genital Prolapse Treatment:  Mesh vs No Mesh?
Dr Hui-Hsuan Lau
(Taiwan)

 

Preventing Maternal Morbidity

Maternal Weight and Pregnancy Complications
Dr Alexis Shub
(Australia)

Maternal Sepsis
Dr Ashma Rana
(Nepal)

Postpartum Hypertension
Dr Valerie T Guinto
(Philippines)

Microbiomes in Preventing GDM
Dr Liangkun Ma
(China)

 

Immunization for Women:  Special Populations

Immunization for Reproductive Age Women
Dr Philippe Buchy
(Singapore)

Non-Infectious Benefits of Immunization During Pregnancy
Dr Masoud Afnan-Mohammad (United Kingdom)

The Immunization for the Immunocompromised
Women
Dr Ma Angela R Bandola
(Philippines)

Immunization in the Perimenopause
Dr Woo-Hyun Sohn
(Singapore)

 

 

Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of
Bangladesh

Violence Against Women
Dr Laila Arjumand Banu
(Bangladesh)

Maternal Immunization
Dr Sameena Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)

Sexual and Reproductive Rights of Women
Dr Rowshan Ara Begum
(Bangladesh)

Adolescent Health Situation in Bangladesh
Dr Saleha Begum Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)

 

PIDSOG
 
Are We Ready for the Second Wave:  HIV Resurgence in Asia
Dr Susan Cu-Uvin
(USA)

Vaginal Discharge:  Managing Persistence or Recurrence
Dr Alongkone Phengsavanh
(Laos)

Antimicrobial Stewardship
Dr Regina Berba
(Philippines)

Changing Practices in Perineal Infections
Prof Joon-Seok Hong
(Korea)

 

 

Patient Safety

Preventing Complications in Gynecologic Surgery
Dr Atul Ganatra
(India)

Implementing Team STEPPS in OB-GYN
Dr Maria Virginia S Abalos
(Philippines)

Patient Safety Culture and Physician Resistance
Dr John Tait
(New Zealand)

Hospital Quality Management Measures
Dr Marilyn David Ruaro
(Philippines)

 

 

YGAA

 

 

 

 

 

1800

CONGRESS BANQUET
Grand Ballroom, Sofitel Philippine Plaza Manila

DAY 3: 14 NOVEMBER 2019 (THURSDAY)

 

2F
BANQUET HALLS 1-3

2F
MR 2/3

2F
MR 4

2F
MR 5

2F
MR 6

2F
MR 7

3F
MR 10

3F
MR 11

3F
MR 12

3F
MR 14

4F
SH E/F

4F
SH C/D

2F
MR
8

3F
D
306

3F
D
307

3F
D
308

3F
D
309

 

0900 – 1030

 

 Respectful Care

Respectful Maternity Care
Dr Lakshmen Senanayake
(Sri Lanka)

Silent Mentoring Program
Dr Si Lay Khaing
(Myanmar)

Prenatal Screening for Domestic Violence:  Should it be Routine?
Dr Shanta Kumari
(India)

Screening for Perinatal Depression
Dr Alpesh Gandhi
(India)

Mentoring in Residency Training
Prof Tom Gellhaus
(USA)

 

Women’s Health Matters
[BAYER]

Chair:
Dr Anna Belen I Alensuela
(Philippines)

Choosing the Right Contraceptive in the Philippines
Dr Anna Belen I Alensuela
(Philippines)

Contraception:  Social Media Intelligence in Today’s World – The Role of OB-Gyns
Dr Marie Michelle Dado
(Philippines)

Treating Women with Endometriosis in All Points of Their Disease Journey
Dr Angela S Aguilar
(Philippines)

 

Panel Discussion:  Improving Safe Obstetric Surgical Care:  Lessons Learned from Safe Surgery 2020
 (JHPIEGO)

Moderator: 
Dr John Varallo
(USA)

Overview of Safe Surgery
Dr John Varallo
(USA)

Promising Solutions to Improve Optimal Use of Cesarean Section – Avoiding Underuse and Overuse
Dr Kusum Thapa
(Nepal)

Promising Innovations to Improve Safety, Quality and Sustainability in Safe Surgery
Dr Ngeth Pathy
(Cambodia)

Funder Perspective on Implementing Safe Surgery 2020
Dr Dararith Lim
(Cambodia)

 

 

 

Expert Panel:
Emerging Options in the Management of Myoma and AUB

Surgical Management of Leiomyoma
Prof Kurian Joseph
(India)

Medical Management of Leiomyoma
Dr Delfin A Tan
(Philippines)

Surgical Management of AUB
Dr CK Khoo
(Singapore)

Medical Management of AUB
Dr Aswath Kumar
(India)

FAOPS

Preconception Planning and Optimizing ANC
Prof Milind Shah (India)

Handbook on Maternal and Child Health in Japanese Perinatal Care
Prof Satoshi Kusuda
(Japan)

Perinatal Trauma:  What It Is and How We Can Help Clinicians Deal with Its Consequences
Prof David Ellwood
(Australia)

Recent Trends in the Management of Perinatal Asphyxia
Dr Socorro De Leon Mendoza
(Philippines)

FIGO Session:
Bioethics and Its Importance in Everyday Practice

Dr Sanjay Gupte
(India)

Dr Lourdes Blanco-Capito
(Philippines)

Panel Discussion:  Surgical Managementof Postpartum Hemorrhage
(South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology)

Moderators:
Prof Narendra Malhotra
(India)
Prof Yousaf Latif
(Pakistan)

Chair:
Prof Ferdousi Begum
(Bangladesh)
Dr Rohana Raththotuwa
(Sri Lanka)

Keynote Papers:
Surgical Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Prof Ferdousi Begum
(Bangladesh)

Hysterectomy as a Surgical Management of Postpartum Hemorrhage
Prof Lubna Hassan
(Pakistan) 

Panelists:
Prof Alokendu Chatterjee
(India)
Prof Rubina Sohail
(Pakistan)
Prof Shafiqua Babak
(Afghanistan)
Prof Sameena Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)
Prof Nandita Palshetkar
(India)
Prof Heera Tuladhar
(Nepal)
Dr Razia Korejo
(Pakistan)
Prof Athula Kulurachchi
(Sri Lanka)
Dr Aseel Jaleel
(Maldives)
Dr Phurb Dorji
(Bhutan)

Debate 3:
HRT Menopause Debate

Debate 3A:  Resolve - Early Menopausal Symptoms are Best Managed by Hormonal Medications

Pro (for Hormonal)
Dr Hemantha Pereira
(Sri Lanka)

Anti (for Non-Hormonal)
TBC

Debate 3B:
Resolve - Topically Administered Hormone Replacement Therapy is Safer than Systemic HRT

Pro (for Topical)
Dr Joan Tan Garcia
(Philippines)

Anti (for Systemic)
Dr Mahesha Gupta
(India)

 

ASEA

Medical Therapy of Endometriosis
Dr Tasuku Harada
(Japan)

Adolescent Endometriosis:
Etiology and Development
Dr Khaleque Khan
(Japan)

The Quest for the Holy Grail of Natural History of Endometriosis:  Clinical Implications and Applications
Prof Sun Wei Guo
(China)

Endometriosis- Associated Infertility
Prof Ben Willem J Mol
(Australia)

ASPIRE

Offering Low- Cost IVF in Asia:  Is It Feasible?
Dr Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)

Adenomyosis:  Improving Reproductive Outcomes
Dr Tin Chiu Li
(Hong Kong)

Fertility Preservation in Asia
Dr Virgilio M Novero  Jr
(Philippines)

 

Gynecologic Cancers

Does MIS Improve Outcomes in Gynecologic Malignancy?
Dr Masaki Mandai
(Japan)

Genome-Based Medicine Hereditary Tumors
Dr Akira Hirasawa
(Japan)

Immunotherapy for Cervical Cancer
TBC

Translating Basic Research to Clinical Practice
Prof Hextan YS Ngan
(Hong Kong)

 

AOFOG NEW COUNCIL MEETING
(0900 – 1030)

FC

FC

FC

FC

FC

1030 – 1100

SNACKS / EXHIBITS

1100 – 1130

Plenary 10. 
A Career Reflection:  Myths, Realities and Rewards

Dr Christine Tippett (Australia)

1130 – 1200

Plenary 11. Paradigm Shift in the Treatment of Endometriosis
Prof Tasuku Harada (Japan)

1200 – 1230

Plenary 12. Saving Mothers:  The Global Health Perspective
Prof Mario Philip R Festin (Philippines)

1230 – 1300

Plenary 13. SHAN S RATNAM MEMORIAL ORATION
Through Fifty-One Years . . .
Prof Walfrido W Sumpaico (Philippines)

1300 – 1330 

AOFOG CLOSING AND TURNOVER CEREMONIES
Plenary Hall, PICC

1500

POGS CLOSING CEREMONIES
Reception Hall, PICC

*TBC – To Be Confirmed

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