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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
Cebu Room, 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
Chair:  Prof Susan Pelea-Nagtalon (Philippines)

Pushing the POGS to More Relevance
Dr Mario A Bernardino (Philippines)

0900 – 0930

Plenary 1. AOFOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Chairs:  Prof Kazunori Ochiai (Japan) and Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia)

Paradigm Shift in Obstetric Practice
Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia)

0930 – 1000

Plenary 2. CHIEN-TIEN HSU MEMORIAL LECTURE
Chairs:  Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia) and Prof Kazunori Ochiai (Japan)

Controversial Issues in Gynecologic Oncology
Prof Neville F Hacker (Australia)

1000 – 1030 NETWORKING BREAK
1030 – 1100

Plenary 3. MALAYSIA LECTURE
Chairs:  Dr Harris Suharjono (Malaysia) and Dr Rohana Haththotuwa (Sri Lanka)

Impact of Pregnancy on Long Term Women’s Health
Prof Haywood L Brown (USA)

1100 – 1130

Plenary 4.
Chairs:  Dr Rohana Haththotuwa (Sril Lanka) and Dr Harris Suharjono (Malaysia)

Achieving an Appropriate Cesarean Section Rate
Dr Michael S Robson (Ireland)

1000 – 1230 FIGO EXTRAORDINARY GENERAL MEETING
Meeting Room 9, PICC
1130 –1300 LUNCHTIME / INDUSTRY SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIA
AOFOG Food Kiosks / 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
3F
D 306
3F
D 307
3F
D 308
3F
D
309
2F
EXECUTIVE LOUNGE
FREE COMMUNICATIONS POSTER PRESENTATIONS
1300 – 1430

  Bringing Life to Life:  From Preconception to Menopause[Organized by BSV BioScience GmbH]

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)
[Organized by 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)

 Double Trouble in Diabetes Mellitus in Pregnancy:  Macrosomia & Shoulder Dystocia
[Organized by Wyeth Nutrition Philippines]

Dr Christia S Padolina
(Philippines)

Dr Richard C Jordias
(Philippines)

Dr Bernadette C Benitez
(Philippines)

 SOFIA: Vaccination Pearls Across a Woman’s Lifespan
[Organized by Merck Sharp & Dohme, Corp.]

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
Prof  Ricardo M Manalastas, Jr.
(Philippines)

Adult Vaccination - Integrating Vaccines in Caring for the Aging Woman and Her Family
Prof 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)

Chair:  Dr Jaydeep Tank (India)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ramon T Reyles
(Philippines)

MPDSR:  Global Overview

Prof Mario Philip R Festin
(Pilippines)

Small Group Work on Maternal Death Audits

Discussion

Small Group Work on Perinatal Death Audits

Discussion

Wrap Up
Prof Mario Philip R Festin
(Pilippines)

 

  PSSTD

Chair:  Prof Young Tak Kim (Korea)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ann Marie C Trinidad
(Philippines)

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

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

GTN Philippine Experience
Prof 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?

Chair: 
Dr Raymund Li
(Hong Kong)
Co-Chair: 
Dr Madonna Victoria C Domingo
(Philippines)

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

Chair:  Prof Laila Arjumand Banu (Bangladesh)
Co-Chair:  Dr Abigail Elsie DG Castro
(Philippines)

Essentials and Concerns in Gynecologic Ultrasound
Dr Florentina A. Villanueva
(Philippines)

Abnormal Bleeding in Perimenopausal Women
Prof 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

Chair:  Dr Litia Narube (Fiji)
Co-Chair:  Dr Richard C Jordias
(Philippines)

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

Chair:   Prof Kazunori Ochiai
(Japan)
Co-Chair:  Prof Pisake Lumbiganon (Thailand)

 

Demand for Global Health Training Among Obstetric and Gynecology Trainees in Australia and  New Zealand:  Insights from the TIGHT Study
Dr Rebecca Lisette Mitchell (Australia)

Amplification and Overexpression of PIK3CA in Vulvar Squamous Cell Carcinomas
Dr Charleen Cheung (Hong Kong)

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Ragged Placental Membranes:  A Prospective, Multicentre, Randomized Trial
Dr Hian Yan Voon
(Malaysia)

Polymorphism of MTHFR 1298A>C in Relation to Adverse Congenital Anomalies Patients Outcomes in Mongolia
Dr Lkagva-Ochir Erkhembaatar (Mongolia)

Effectiveness of Aspirin Plus Calcium Supplementation Versus Aspirin Alone in High Risk Pregnant Women with Elevated Serum Beta hCG level at Mid-Trimester of Pregnancy
Dr Yang Naing Win
(Myanmar)

Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) and Its Impact on Pregnancy and Pregnancy Outcomes at the Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) Papua New Guinea (PNG)
Dr Paula AO (Papua New Guinea)

Efficacy of Micronized Progesterone in Preventing Preterm Birth in Twin Gestations:  A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis
Dr Maynila Esguerra Domingo (Philippines)

A Novel Approach Using Serum Progesterone as a Triage to Guide Management of Patients with Threatened Miscarriage
Dr Ku Chee Wai (Singapore)

Selected Childhood Experiences, Current Psychological Status and Its Associates Among Imprisoned Women in Welikada Prison, Colombo, Sri Lanka
Dr Ranawakage Don Jeewantha (Sri Lanka)

Prediction of Chronological Age Using DNA Methylation DataDr Sompop Kuljarusnont (Thailand)

  Practice Issues for the             OB-GYN

Chair:  Dr Faysal El Kak
(Lebanon)
Co-Chair:  Dr Elisa O Tiu
(Philippines)

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: Physician Burnout
Dr Haywood L Brown
(USA)

Specialization in Gyne Oncology
Dr Neville F Hacker
(Australia)

Urogynecology
APUGA-PSURPS

Chair:  Prof Ching-Hung Hsieh (Taiwan)
Co-Chair:  Dr Almira J Amin-Ong
(Philippines)

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)  

  Debate 1:
Controversies in Urogynecology

Debate 1A:
Physiotherapy is a Better Option for the Treatment of Mild SUI Compared to Laser
Chair:
Dr Lisa T Prodigalidad-Jabson

Pro (for Physiotherapy)
Prof Ajay Rane
(Australia)

Anti (For Laser)
Dr Adrian Gaspar(Argentina)

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)

Addressing Maternal Mortality and
Country Specific Research on Women’s Health

Chair:  Prof Filomena S San Juan
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Erlidia Flores Llamas-Clark
(Philippines)

Road to SDG 3: Lessons from Maternal Mortality Reviews in the Bicol Region
Dr Maria Stephanie Fay Samadan Cagayan (Philippines)

Maternal Mortality Rate at Dr. Mohammad Hoesin General Hospital Over an Eight-Year Period: Trends and Its Associated Factors
Dr Cindy Kesty(Indonesia)

Strengthening Maternity Care Interventions Through a Philippine Obstetrical and Gynecological Society-Coordinated Community Health Workers’ Education (adapted BEMONC) to Address Local Maternal Morbidity and Mortality in Manila City
Dr Erlidia Flores Llamas-Clark
(Philippines)

A Cross-sectional Study on the Knowledge, Attitudes and Practices on the Contraceptive and Non-contraceptive Use of Hormonal Contraceptives among Filipino Women
Dr Cialuj Teza Alcantara Agbayani
(Philippines)

Service Evaluation of a Comprehensive Program to Reduce the Maternal Mortality in Health Region 1, Northern Thailand
Dr Suthit Khunpradit (Thailand)

Survey on the Awareness of Cervical Cancer and its Prevention among Muslim Filipino Women in an Urban Community in Metro Manila
Dr Sittie Hafizah Mambuay Sumpingan
(Philippines)

Violence against Women in Bangladesh
Dr Laila Arjumand Banu
(Bangladesh)

Maternal Fetal Health

Chair:  Dr Sherri Ann L Suplido
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ainee Samreen Kanwal
(Pakistan)

Performance of a First Trimester Preeclampsia Screening Program and Effectiveness of Aspirin in Reducing the Development of Preeclampsia: A Five-Year Philippine Experience
Dr Michelle Velasquez Martin
(Philippines)

Comparison of Perinatal Outcomes of Adolescent and Non-Adolescent Primigravids Admitted in a Tertiary Government Hospital
Dr Margaret Rose Comia Bocaya
(Philippines)

Prediction of Preeclampsia and Intrauterine Growth Restriction in Low-risk Pregnancies in East Avenue Medical Center using Uterine Artery Doppler Velocimetry
Dr Shiela Mae Dejeto Putol
(Philippines)

Management of Hyperglycemia for Women with Twin Pregnancies and Risk of Small-for-date Weights: A Single-center 13-year Study.
Dr Yuko Irie
(Japan)

Diagnostic Utility of Urine Gram Stain versus Urinalysis in Asymptomatic Bacteriuria among Pregnant Patients
Dr Suzanne Carnaje Lucero
(Philippines)

Association of Serum C-reactive Protein and Selected Coagulation Markers in Preeclampsia and its Impact on Fetomaternal Outcome.
Dr Shahanaj Sharmin (Bangladesh)

Maternal and Fetal Outcomes in Pregnancy with Chronic Kidney Disease depending on the Stages by GFR
Dr Chan-Mi Lim
(South Korea)

Operative Gynecology 

Chair:  Dr Doris R Benavides
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Gantuya Solongos
(Mongolia)

Transvaginal Repair of Cesarean Scar Isthmocele with Micro-dehiscence
Dr Pradeep Mudigere Jayaram
(Qatar)

The Effect of Laparoscopic Ovarian Cystectomy on Ovarian Reserve: A Prospective Clinical Study
Dr Chitra Thyagaraju
(India)

Laparoscopic Cystectomy in Pregnancy
Dr Kyzle Syrra Echon Guimba
(Philippines)

Intra- and Post-operative Complications after Robot-assisted Laparoscopic Surgeries: a 305-Case Series
Dr Kovit Khampitak (Thailand)

Laparoscopic Tubal Reanastomosis Technique
Dr Hervan Umbaran
(Indonesia)

Hysteroscopic Repair of Cesarean Scar Defect In Women With Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: A Prospective Study
Dr Nguyen Bien Thuy (Vietnam)

Making Robotic Assisted Laparoscopic Myomectomy Feasible and Cost-effective
Dr Rooma Sinha
(India)

Gynecologic Oncology

Chair:  Dr Gil S Gonzalez
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Masaki Mandai, MD
(Japan)

Evaluation of the Usefulness of HE4 and ROMA in the Diagnosis of Ovarian Cancer
Dr Eizo Kimua
(Japan)

Re-thinking of the Prognostic Significance of Peritoneal Cytology in Endometrial Cancer
Dr Masataka Takenaka
(Japan)

Causes of Failure of Treatment of Cervical Cancer in II B and III B Stages
Dr Ewa Telka
(Poland)

Is Adjuvant Therapy Necessary for Intermediate-risk Cervical Cancer after Radical Hysterectomy?
Dr Hideaki Yahat
(Japan)

Efficacy and toxicity of 8-day Methotrexate Regimen in Management of Low- risk Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia.
Dr S Murali
(India)

Proton Beam Therapy for Recurrent Ovarian Carcinoma: A case Report
Dr Tamina Kino
(Japan)

Mixed Germ Cell-Sex Cord –Stromal Tumor with Malignant Germ Cell Components associated with Precocious Puberty in a Four-year old Female: A Case Report
Dr Editha Evalyn Aldover Cu
(Philippines)

Panel 1

Addressing Maternal Mortality,
Country Specific Research on Women’s Health and
Cultural Competence in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Obstetric ICU Admission and its Preventability at a Tertiary Care Teaching Hospital
Dr Rosina Manandhar
(Nepal)

Maternal Immunization –Where are we now ?
Dr Sameena Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)

A Prospective Review of Perinatal Mortality at The National Hospital Guido Valadares, Timor-Leste
Dr Skandarupan Jayaratnam (Australia)

Effect on Fibroid Volume in Reproductive-Age Women with Uterine Fibroids treated with Ulipristal Acetate in a Tertiary Private Hospital in Manila from 2017-2018: A Retrospective Study
Dr Katerina Paguio
(Philippines)

Knowledge, Attitude, and Perception Regarding Condom use among Female Sex Workers in North Jakarta: A Mixed-Method Study
Dr Raymond Surya
(Indonesia)

Clinical Mayer-Rokitansky-Kuster-Hauser Syndrome (MKRH) in a Rural Area:  Should We Incorporate Long Term Psychological Follow Up?  A Case Report In Southwest Sumba, Indonesia
Dr Stacia Novia Marta
(Indonesia)

Panel 2

Clinical Obstetrics

Pregnancy During Hemodialysis: Maternal, Fetal and Neonatal Complications
Dr Azar Aghamohammadi
(Iran)

Ruptured Interstitial Pregnancy Coexisting with Acute Appendicitis: A Case Report
Dr Katrina Timajo Alimot
(Philippines)

Determination of the Microbiologic Flora on the Incision Site among Obstetric Patients who Underwent Surgical Skin Preparation with either 10% Povidone Iodine or 4% Chlorhexidine Antiseptic Solution Prior to Cesarean Section in a Tertiary Hospital
Dr Diana Cupino Arcinue
(Philippines)

Risk Factor and Prevalence of Late Preterm Births and its Neonatal Outcomes
Dr Jargalsaikhan Badarach
(Mongolia)

Effectiveness of the Use of Probiotics as Adjunct Treatment for Urinary Tract Infections in Pregnancy: A Randomized, Double Blinded, Controlled Study
Dr Jamila Eurielle Annissa Mislang Balagot (Philippines)

Optimizing Caesarian Section
Dr Rowshan Ara Begum
(Bangladesh)

Panel 3

Clinical Obstetrics

Impacted Fetal Head at Caesarean Section: Local Survey of Midwifery Practice
Dr Katie Cornthwaite
(United Kingdom)

The Association Between Mid-Arm Circumference of Healthy Neonates and Maternal Weight Gain During Pregnancy: A Single Center Cohort Study
Dr Yeorae Kim
(South Korea)

Some Risk Factors of Post-Term Pregnancies
Dr Saruulsaikhan Erdenebat
(Mongolia)

Clinical Outcomes for Vasa Previa: A Retrospective Analysis of 9 Cases.
Dr Tomoyuki Fujita
(Japan)

A Case of Repeated Uterine Rupture after Laparoscopic Adenomyomectomy
Dr Yasuyuki Fujita
(Japan)

Sensitivity and Specificity of Maternal Salivary Glucose in comparison with Serum Glucose Levels in Screening for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus among Pregnant Women Visiting a Secondary Hospital in
Angeles City Pampanga  
Dr Aileen A Gutierrez
(Philippines)

Panel 4

General Gynecology

Endometrial Polyposis: A Case Report
Dr Maria Angelica Buensuceso Arada
(Philippines)

Outcome of Septic Abortion in a Tertiary Referral Hospital
Dr Irin Parveen Alam Alam
(Bangladesh)

Cervical Dysgenesis with Unicornuate Uterus: A Case Report
Dr Keryl April Bayubay Baji
(Philippines)

Case Series Of HPV Strains In Women at The Outpatient Service of a Private Clinic
Dr Godofreda Vergeire Dalmacion
(Philippines)

Abnormal Placement Of Cu-T Thread
Dr Sailaja Ghimire
(Nepal)

The Agony of Uncertainty: Smooth Muscle Tumor of Uncertain Malignant Potential
Dr Dineth Adrienne Cabasa Gutierrez
(Philippines)

Panel 5

Gynecologic Oncology

Diagnostic Value of p53 and Ki67 Expression in Uterine Leiomyoma
Dr Jargalsaikhan Badarach
(Mongolia)

Female Adnexal Tumor of Wolfian Origin in A Young Girl: An Exemplary Rare Case of an Adnexal Tumor
Dr Sunanda Bharatnur
(India)

Primary Vaginal Gestational Trophoblastic Neoplasia Treated with Uterine Angiographic Embolization and Chemotherapy
Dr Maria Concepcion Doble Cenizal-Santos     
(Philippines)

Long Term Follow Up of Loop Electrosurgical Excision Procedure on Cervical Intraepithelial Neoplasia 2+ in a Single Institution
Dr Hsu-Peng Chen
(Taiwan)

Ovary and Uterus, Rare Sites of Metastases from Breast Cancer: A Case Series.
Dr Rizyl Suratos Dominguez (Philippines)

Association of Pre-Operative Serum Level of Interferon Gamma with Clinical Parameters of Ovarian Cancer Patients
Dr Moh Nailul Fahmi
(Indonesia)

Panel 6

Maternal Fetal Health

HLA Sharing -A Rare Cause of Repeated Pregnancy Loss: A Case Report
Dr Polly Ahmed
(Bangladesh)

The Association of Elevated Serum Ferritin Level and the Risk of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Low-Risk Pregnant Women
Dr Norina De La Cruz Aranas
(Philippines)

Placenta Accreta Spectrum Disorders
Dr Nuswil Bernolian (Indonesia)

Effect Of B-Lynch Suture on Subsequent Pregnancy Outcome: A Systematic Review
Dr Ivyluz Malbog Calderon
(Philippines)

Nutritional Management for a Patient with Lysinuric Protein Intolerance and Fetal Growth Restriction: A Case Report 
Dr Rhoyei Dohi
(Japan)

Prevalence of   Terminations of Pregnancy for Fetal Anomaly (TOPFA) in Mongolia
Dr Budzaya Enkhbayar
(Mongolia)

Panel 7

Urogynecology

Outcome of Post-Operation Repair of Total Perineal Rupture in a Tertiary Hospital in Surabaya Indonesia
Dr Azami Denas Azinar
(Indonesia)

Outcomes of Post-Operation Manchester Fothergill in the Case Cervical Elongation with Pelvic Organ Prolapse at a Tertiary Hospital in Surabaya Indonesia
Dr Azami Denas Azinar
(Indonesia)

Displaced Intrauterine Device with Rectal Perforation:  A Practical and Novel Approach of Removal
Dr Mary Rani Micosa Cadiz
(Philippines)

Change In Stress Urinary Incontinence Before and After Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy in Pelvic Organ Prolapse Patients
Dr Indra Indra
(Japan)

Obliterative Prolapse Repair in Advanced Apical Prolapse in Elderly Women: Outcomes And Risk Factors For Recurrences.
Dr Taek Sang Lee
(South Korea)

Clinical Outcomes of Detrusor Underactivity in Females with Advanced Pelvic Organ Prolapse following Vaginal Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery
Dr Tsai-Shu Lo
(Taiwan)

1430 – 1600

  Gynecologic
Oncology

Chair:  Dr Vincent Cheung (Hong Kong)
Co-Chair:  Dr Rey H Delos Reyes
(Philippines)

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)

World Gestosis Organization

Chair:  Dr Suchitra Pandit (India) 
Co-Chair:  Prof PC Ho (Hong Kong)

Impact of Fetal Development on Adult Diseases – Various Mechanisms
Dr Sanjay Gupte
(India)

Periconceptional Counseling:  Can We Predict PIH and GDM?
Prof Gian Carlo Di Renzo
(Italy)

Pregnancy Induced Hypertension and Its Long Term Implications
Dr Rohana Raththotuwa
(Sri Lanka)

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus:  A Developmental Disease
Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(United Kingdom)

  The Science of Menopause

Chair:  Dr Nandita Palshetkar (India)
Co-Chair:  Dr Marlyn T Dee
(Philippines)

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

Chair: Prof Joong Shin Park (Korea)
Co-Chair:  Dr Angelita R Teotico(Philippines)

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
Prof Liona CY Poon
(Hong Kong)

  Postpartum Hemorrhage:  Principles of Management 

Chair:Dr John Tait
(New Zealand)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ma Carmen Hernandez Quevedo(Philippines)

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

Chair:  Prof Kiyoko Kato(Japan)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ditas Cristina D Decena
(Philippines)

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:
Physiotherapy is a Better Option for the Treatment of Mild SUI Compared to Laser
Chair:
Dr Lisa T Prodigalidad-Jabson (Philippines)

Pro (for Physiotherapy)
Prof Ajay Rane
(Australia)

Anti (For Laser)
Dr Adrian Gaspar
(Argentina)

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)

Maternal Fetal Health

Chair:  Dr Potre Mairasna P Boransing
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Aisha Yaqoob Rajput
(Pakistan)

Prevalence of Congenital Anomalies in Neonates and Associated Risk Factors in a Tertiary Care Hospital in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia
Dr Jargalsaikhan Badarach
(Mongolia)

Pregnancy Outcomes Following Different Types of Bariatric Surgery: National Cohort Study
Dr Katie Cornthwaite
(United Kingdom)

Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes of Women with Chronic Kidney Disease
Dr Romelyn April Ponciano Imperio-Onglao
(Philippines)  

Risk factors for Adverse Outcomes among Teenage Pregnancies delivered in a Tertiary Center from 2007-2016:  A Retrospective Cohort Study
Dr Trinilisa Estonina Bagalso
(Philippines)

Prevalence of Perinatal Vertical Transmission of Hepatitis Anti-HCV Antibody
Dr Jargalsaikhan Badarach
(Mongolian)

Implementation of a PPIUD Project in Bangladesh-Strengths & Challenges
Dr Farhana Dewan(Bangladesh)

Maternal Fetal Health 

Chair:  Dr Sherri Ann L Suplido
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Kitione Tuberi Waqanisau
(Fiji)

Evaluation of Gestational Weight Gain and Its Correlation With Maternal And Neonatal Outcome In Women of Normal Early Pregnancy Body Mass Index
Dr Roli Gautam
(India)

Introducing a New Method: Role of Amnioinfusion using a CVP Set in the Management
of PPROM with Oligohydramnios in Pregnancy
Dr Herlambang Herlambang
(Indonesia)

Expanding Services to Detect, Manage and Prevent Pre-eclampsia/Eclampsia in Tando Allahyar Sindh Pakistan
Dr Nusrat Nisar
(Pakistan)

A Retrospective Review of Neonatal Outcomes of Inborn and Outborn Preterm Neonatal Admissions Based on Perinatal Profiles at a Tertiary Referral Perinatal Center In Quezon City from January 2012 To December 2016
Dr Katleen Ranosa Del Prado
(Philippines)

Evaluating Abnormal Fetal Cardiotocograms
Dr Oyuntsetseg Jagdag
(Mongolia)

Pregnancy Outcomes in Women with Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Dr Haritha Sagili
(India)

Globally Child Birth Intervention Going Overboard
Dr Rowshan Ara Begum (Bangladesh)

General Gynecology

Chair:  Dr Kareen N Reforma
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Naushaba Tarannum Mahtab
(Bangladesh)

A Cross-sectional Descriptive Study on the Quality of Life, Anxiety and Depression in Filipino Patients with Pelvic Endometriosis
Dr Ma Sheryll Reyes De Jesus
(Philippines)

Long-term Efficacy and Feasibility of Levonorgesterel-Releasing Intrauterine Device
Use in Patients with Adenomyosis
Dr Heonjong Yoo
(South Korea)

Accuracy of Sonovaginography in the Diagnosis of Deep Infiltrating Endometriosis: A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis
Dr Michelle Velasquez Martin
(Philippines)

Residual Bacterial Contamination of Transvaginal Ultrasound Probes in Japan
Dr Shiho Oide
(Japan)

A Case of Disseminated Peritoneal Leiomyomatosis
Dr Shizuka Sakurai
(Japan)

Retroperitoneal Ectopic Pregnancy: A Case Report from Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital
Dr Toan Khac Nguyen (Vietnam)

Reproductive Medicine

Chair:  Enrico Gil C Oblepias
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Rowshan Ara Begum
(Bangladesh)

Comparing Low Dose Human Menopausal Gonadotrophins with Clomiphene Citrate for Ovarian Stimulation with Intrauterine Insemination in Unexplained Infertility and Mild Male Factor Infertility – A Randomized   Clinical Trial.
Dr Archana Naidu
(India)

Fertility Knowledge, Perceptions and Attitudes among Nursing Staff Working in a Tertiary Teaching Hospital
Dr Hafizur Rahman
(India)

Prevalence of Metabolic Syndrome in Infertile Polycystic Ovarian Syndrome
Dr Chitra Thyagaraju
(India)

Colposcopy and its Role in Preventing Infertility
Dr Indranil Dutta
(India)

Barriers and Opportunities for Contraception Access in Rural Areas of Myanmar
Dr Hnin Hnin Yu
(Myanmar)

Changes in Ovarian Reserve after Laparoscopic cystectomy of Ovarian Endometriomas - A Prospective Longitudinal Study from Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital, Vietnam
Dr Ha Thi Thu Nguyen
(Vietnam)

The Prevalence and Associated Factors Of Hypertensive Disorders During Pregnancy In Women Having Assisted Reproductive Techniques Treatment
Dr Cuong Cao Ho
(Vietnam)

Professional Midwife Led Maternal and Newborn Health Care in Primary Health Facilities of Rangamati District of Bangladesh
Dr Hena Rani Barua
(Bangladesh)

Maternal Mortality in a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Review of 4 Years
Dr Runa Akter Dola
(Bangladesh)

 

 

 

 

Paraplegia in Pregnancy: A Case of Spinal Arteriovenous Malformations
Dr Mary Ann Calixto Bernardo
(Philippines)

First Trimester Post Abortal Placenta Increta: A Case Report
Dr Marion Ariande Cardenas Burgos
(Philippines)

Factors affecting VBAC at a Tertiary Government Hospital in 2017: A Proposed Prediction
Scoring System
Dr Maria Cecilia Casunggay Ching
(Philippines)

Expulsion Rate of Immediate versus Early Postpartum Intrauterine Device Insertion after Vaginal Delivery:  A Cross Sectional Study
Dr Jennifer Mary Joy Villahermosa Chu
(Philippines)

Minimizing Rising Trends of C-Section
Dr Saleha Begum Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)

Reference Ranges for Thyroid Function Tests in Vietnam, First Trimester Pregnant Women
Dr Luong Daily
(Vietnam)

A Case of Tubal Schistosomiasis Presenting as a Ruptured Ectopic Gestation
Dr Dineth Adrienne Cabasa Gutierrez
(Philippines)

The Correlation of Urine Protein: Creatinine Ratio to the 24-Hour Urine Protein Determination in Pregnant Hypertensive Patients at >20 Weeks Age of Gestation
Dr Jennifer Changonay Solang Hernandez (Philippines)

Early Postpartum Hemorrhage caused by Uterine Inversion and Atony with Severe Anemia and Grade IV Hemorrhagic Shock
Dr Cindy Kesty
(Indonesia)

Obstetric Outcomes after Fetal Reduction in High-Order Pregnancies to Twins: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Dr Vu Nhat Khang
(Vietnam)

Success Rate of Intrauterine Fetal Resuscitation in NICHD Category II
Dr Asama Kitsricharoenchai
(Thailand)

The Impact of Iron Deficiency During Gestation on Fetus' Birth Weight
Dr Kimseng Law
(Taiwan)

Cesarean Scar Niche with Micro-Dehiscence
Dr Pradeep Mudigere Jayaram
(Qatar)

The Effectiveness of Fistulography in the Diagnostic Method of Colouterine Fistula caused by Diverticulitis of the Sigmoid Colon : A Case Report
Dr Il Dong Kim
(Korea)

Tangled: A Case of a 34 Year-Old Multipara with Uterine Arteriovenous Malformation
Dr Marla Vera Rubio Martinguilla
(Philippines)

Combination of Chlorhexidine Digluconate and Magnesium Sulfate Dressing in the Management of Complicated Wounds in Obstetrics and Gynecology: A Case Series
Dr Irish Tangco Mendoza
(Philippines)

Correlation of Sonographic Measurement of Ovarian Volume with Premalignant and Malignant Endometrial Conditions among Perimenopausal and Postmenopausal Filipino Women with Abnormal Uterine Bleeding: A Cross-Sectional Prospective Study
Dr Frances Dianne Guzman Rebugio
(Philippines)

Imaging Feature of Leiomyoma presenting as a Cystic Solid Complex Mass initially Diagnosed with an Ovarian Malignancy: A Case Report
Dr Riena Reubiyana
(Indonesia)

Malignant Brenner Tumor of the Ovary: A Case Report
Dr Humbeline Haber Gaboy
(Philippines)

Tumor Recurrence of a Squamous Cell Carcinoma arising Within a Mature Cystic Teratoma of the Ovary in a 31-year old Female
Dr Jane Claire Fernan Gonzales
(Philippines)

Pregnancy with Malignant Ovarian Tumor – A Case Series
Dr Shanjida Kabir (Bangladesh)

A Case of Low-Grade Endometrial Stromal Sarcoma Arising in the Retroperitoneum
Dr Mayuko Kato
(Japan)

Reproductive outcome of Fertility Sparing Surgery in Patients with Non-Epithelial Ovarian Cancer
Dr Erika Kusumawardani

Ovarian Carcinosarcoma : A Rare Case of Gynecologic Malignancy
Dr Justice Lady R. Lumanlan
(Philippines)

Twin Molar Pregnancy: A Case Report of Complete Hydatidiform Mole Coexisting with a Normal Fetus
Dr Kristina Angela Calago Ibon
(Philippines)

Retained Placenta - A Treatment
Dr Sathya Jagdish
(India)

16s rRNA Gene Based Analysis Reveals the Effects of Hyperglycemia Impact of The Mouse Gut Microbiota during Pregnanc
Dr Yonghua Jiang
(China)

Taking the Risk: Third Trimester Rupture of A Non-Communicating Rudimentary Horn Pregnancy Managed Conservatively
Dr A L M Liao
(Philippines)

The Relation between Folic Acid and Vitamin D in Hypertensive Disorders of Pregnancy
Dr Tomoyuki Minamitani
(Japan)

Unmarried Status is a Risk Factor for Infections During Pregnancy: A Retrospective Cohort Study
Dr Takeshi Nagao
(Japan)

A Case of Vesicouterine Fistula as a Rare Complication of Postpartum Endometritis
Dr Jean Aileen Elauria Manalastas (Philippines)

The Effects of Pelvic Position on Contraction of Pelvic Floor Muscles during Transabdominal Ultrasound Measurement.
Dr Nao Muta
(Japan)

Feasibility of Laparoscopic Sacrospinous Ligament Fixation using Mesh for Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Dr Jimmy Nomura
(Japan)

 

 

 

1600 – 1630

Plenary 5. RCOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Chairs:  Dr Rosendo R Roque (Philippines) and Prof Susan Pelea-Nagtalon (Philippines)

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
Chair:  Dr Gil S Gonzalez (Philippines)

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 LECTURE
Chair:  Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia) and Dr Rohana Haththotuwa (Sri Lanka)

Every Woman, Every Time . . . Every Where
Dr Jeanne Conry (USA)

0930 – 1000

Plenary 7.  ACOG PRESIDENT’S LECTURE
Chair:  Dr Rohana Haththotuwa (Sri Lanka) and Dr Ravi Chandran (Malaysia)

Obesity and Cancer:  Link to Incidence and Recurrence
Prof Eva Chalas (USA)

1000 – 1030

NETWORKING BREAK

1030 – 1100

Plenary 8.
Chair:  Dr John Tait (New Zealand) and Dr Jaydeep Tank (India)

From ASPRE to FIGO:  Implementation of Preeclampsia Prevention Strategy
Prof Liona CY Poon (Hong Kong)

1100 – 1130

Plenary 9.
Chair:  Dr Jaydeep Tank (India) and Dr John Tait (New Zaland)

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

1130 – 1300

LUNCHTIME / INDUSTRY SPONSORED LUNCH SYMPOSIA
AOFOG Food Kiosks / PICC Meeting Rooms

 

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1300 – 1430

 

 

 

 

 

 Driving Maternal Immunization as a Standard of Care
[Organized by GlaxoSmithKline Philippines Inc.]

Moderator: 
Dr Kris Lodrono
(Philippines)

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

Changing the Concept of “Vaccination During Pregnancy”:  From Avoidance to an Essential Element of Prenatal Care
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)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 Overcoming Maternal Nutrient Deficiency with Complete Nutrition
[Organized by Fonterra Philippines]

Moderator:
Dr Maria Del Carmen Reyes Castillo
(Philippines)

Speaker:
Dr Raul M Quillamor
(Philippines)

Overcoming Maternal Nutrient Deficiency with Complete Nutrition

Moderator:
Dr Maria Del Carmen Reyes Castillo
(Philippines)

Speaker:
Dr Maria Carmen Hernandez-Quevedo
(Philippines)

Overcoming Maternal Nutrient Deficiency with Complete Nutrition

Moderator:
Dr Maria Del Carmen Reyes Castillo
(Philippines)

Speaker:
Dr Benjamin D Cuenca(Philippines)

 

 

 Reproductive Medicine

Chair: 
Dr Lilia Pagtakhan-Luna
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Prof Athula Kulurachchi
(Sri Lanka)

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
Prof Eileen M Manalo
(Philippines)

 

AOSPAG

Chair:  Dr Razia Korejo
(Pakistan)
Co-Chair:  Dr Maria Therese B Mallen(Philippines)

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

Chair:  
Dr Rowshan Ara Begum (Bangladesh)
Co-Chair:
Dr Lyra Ruth Clemente-Chua(Philippines)

Reproductive Health and the Environment:  What Physicians Can Do
Dr Jeanne A 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

Chair: Dr Hiralal Konar (India)
Co-Chair:  Dr Marjorie I Santos
(Philippines)

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:
Prof 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

Chair:  Dr Budi Wiweko
(Indonesia)
Co-Chair:  Dr Pilar Lagman Dy
(Philippines)

Access to 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
TBC

 

 

Medico Legal

Chair:  Dr Rowena M Auxillos
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Sameena Chowdhury
(Bangladesh)

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

Chair:  Prof Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran
(United Kingdom)
Co-Chair:  Dr Carmencita B Tongco
(Philippines)

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)

Uterotonics for the Prevention of Postpartum Hemorrhage: Current Best Evidence
Dr Diogo Ayres De Campos
(Portugal)

AOGIN

Chair: 
Prof  Ricardo M Manalastas Jr
(Philippines)
Co-Chair: 
Dr Seung Cheol Kim(Korea)

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)

 

 

 

YGAA

Chair:  Dr Jaydeep Tank (India)
Co-Chair:
Dr Vincent YT Cheung
(Hong Kong)

Preventability of Maternal Near Miss and Mortality:  A Comparison of Three Different Income Settings
Dr Skandarupan Jayaratnam
(Australia)

Minimizing Rising Trend of C-Section
Prof Saleha Begum Chowdhury (Bangladesh)

Preventability of Maternal Near Miss and Mortality:  A Comparison of Three Different Income Settings
Dr K Waqanisau
(Fiji)

Pelvic Organ Prolapses in Different Ethnicity
Dr Yau Kar Rachel Cheung
(Hong Kong)

Conservative Management of Morbidly Adherent Placenta
Dr P.K. Shah
(India)

A Reliability Study of Maternal Audit Instrument to Assign Cause of Death in Maternal Deaths Review Process:  A Systematic Review Meta-Analysis
Dr Ratnasari Dwi Cahyanti
(Indonesia)

Comparison of Manual Vacuum Aspiration and Dilatation and Curettage in the Treatment of Early Pregnancy Failure in Dawei General Hospital
Dr Khin Yu Yu Zin
(Myanmar)

Preventability of Maternal Near Miss and Mortality:  A Comparison of Three Different Income Settings
Dr Rosina Manandhar
(Nepal)

Psychosocial Implications of Stillborn Babies on Mother and Family:  A Review from Tertiary Care Hospital in Pakistan
Dr Aisha Yaqoob
(Pakistan)

Strengthening Data Management and Regulation:  A Key in Maternal Health Governance
Dr Erlidia Llamas-Clark
(Philippines)

Prenatal Testing;  The How and Why
Dr Tiran Dias
(Sri Lanka)

 

Clinical Obstetrics

Chair:  Dr Carmencita B Tongco
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Rosina Manandhar
(Nepal)

The Efficacy of Isosorbide Mononitrate as a Cervical Ripening Agent in the Management of Early Pregnancy Loss: A Single Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr Aileen Marie Parducho Caluza-Buliyat
(Philippines)

Placental Dysfunction in Gestational Diabetes Mellitus is Associated with Trophoblast Autocrine Osteocalcin
Dr Yonghua Jiang
(China)

Complete Blood Count Parameters as  Predictors of Preeclampsia Severity in a Filipino Cohort
Dr Rom Ponciano Imperio-Onglao
(Philippines)

A Randomized Controlled Trial of  Regular Diet as the First Meal Compared with Traditional Feeding in Patients Undergoing Cesarean Section
Dr Suthit Khunpradit (Thailand)

A Comparison of Predictive Performances for Gestational Diabetes Mellitus between Old vs New High-risk Criteria
Dr Hyeon Ji Kim
(South Korea)

Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Birth: A Service Evaluation in Health Region 1, Northern Thailand
Dr Suthit Khunpradit (Thailand)

Prevalence of Vitamin D Deficiency among the Reproductive Age Group and Correlation with Pregnancy-related Complications
Dr Polly Ahmed(Bangladesh)

Maternal Fetal Health

Chair:  Dr Ma Cristina P Crisologo
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Htun Lynn Soe
(Myanmar)

The Correlation between Perineal Body Length and Obstetric Perineal Laceration among Filipino Primigravid Patients in a Tertiary Hospital
Dr Iris Arcayera Soria
(Philippines)

Predicting HELLP Syndrome in Preeclampsia Cases and Determining Fetal Outcomes
Dr Raymond Surya
( Indonesia)

Factors Affecting Compliance to Voluntary HIV Screening among Pregnant Women Seeking Prenatal Care in the Outpatient Department of a Tertiary Government Hospital
Dr Victoria May Hembrador Velasco (Philippines)

Effectiveness of Prophylactic Vaginal Micronized Progesterone in the Prevention of Preterm Birth Among High Risk Women Seen at the Tertiary Government Hospital Outpatient Department: A Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr Mae Marecel Marquillero Villalba (Philippines)

Prediction of preterm Birth using Cervical Length, hsCRP,  and Fetal Fibronectin(fFN)
Dr EUN-Young Woo (South Korea)

Long Term Prognosis of EX Utero Intrapartum (EXIT) Procedure for Delivering Babies with Fetal Airway Obstruction: Novel Insights from a Multi-center Retrospective Study
Dr Satoshi Dohi
(Japan)

Pre-pregnancy Transabdominal Cervical Cerclage in women with Recurrent Preterm Birth or Late miscarriage: A Case Series Report
Dr An Mai Nguyen(Vietnam)

Medical Education and Training
Simulation Based Education

Chair:  Dr Maria Julieta V Germar
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Sehrish Bari
(USA)

The ‘PROMPT Wales’ Project: National Scaling of Intrapartum Emergency Skills
Training with Central Government Support
Dr Sophie Tulsi Rewnick
(United Kingdom)

Building Safe Obstetrics Knowledge & Capacity: Baseline Findings of an Innovative Training & Mentorship Intervention in Cambodia
Dr Sehrish Bari
(USA)

The PROcESS Study - PROMPT Exploring Social Franchising to Scale
Dr Sophie Tulsi Rewnick
(United Kingdom)

Impacted Fetal Head at Caesarean Section: National Survey of Training
Dr Katie Cornthwaite (United Kingdom)

Maternal Fetal Health Case Reports

Chair:  Dr Maria Lora G Tansengco
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Shreyashi Aryal
(Nepal)

Successful Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes following Consolidation Therapy with High-dose Cytarabine  in Two cases of Acute Myeloid Leukemia in Pregnancy
Dr Mary Menuro Fulgencio Acda
(Philippines)

Prenatal Diagnosis of the Beckwith-Wiedemann Syndrome: A case report
Dr Pham Thi Phuong Anh (Vietnam)

Limb Body Wall Complex: Case Series
Dr Maynila Esguerra Domingo
(Philippines)

A Case Series on the use of Pessaries for Shortened cervix
Dr Jean Aileen Elauria Manalastas
(Philippines)

Case Series:  Syphilis in Pregnancy
Dr Sonia Prima Arisa Putri
(Indonesia)

Panel 8

Operative Gynecology,
Medicolegal Issues,
Patient Safety and Medical Education

Laparoscopic Haultains for Puerperal Uterine Inversion
Dr Monika Anant
(India)

Vulvar Paget’s Disease: A Case Report
Dr Love Lee Ann Alao Dacayanan-Gonzales
(Philippines)

Complete Androgen Insensitivity Syndrome in 21-year-old Identical Twins in a Tertiary Hospital
Dr Christine Noemi Rosaroso Etang
(Philippines)

Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio as an Independent Preoperative Risk Factor of Surgical Site Infection in Ovarian Cancer Patients Undergoing Primary Surgery
DR Selma Mutiara Hani
(Indonesia)

Pregnancy after Hysterectomy: A Case Report from Hanoi Obstetrics and Gynecology Hospital and Literature Review
Dr Toan Khac Nguyen
(Vietnam)

Vaginal Dialogues: Trials and Tribulations of Mesh Prolapse Repairs
Dr Mike Christoph O'Connor
(Australia)

Panel 9

Clinical Obstetrics

Risk Factors of Fetal Macrosomia and Shoulder Dystocia: A Case-Control Study in Lamphun Hospital
Dr Suthit Khunpradit
(Thailand)

Risk Factors of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Vaginal Delivery after Active Management in the Third Stage of Labor
Dr Suthit Khunpradit
(Thailand)

Pregnancy and Perinatal Outcomes in Different Age Groups of Mothers: A Retrospective Study In Lamphun Hospital
Dr Suthit Khunpradit (Thailand)

Retroperitoneal Ectopic Pregnancy after In Vitro Fertilization/Embryo Transfer in a Patient with Bilateral Salpingectomy: A Case Report
Dr My Tieu Le
(Vietnam)

Maintaining Control of TSH Level For L-Tyroxine Therapy in Pregnant Women Suffering from Hypothyroidism
Dr Zendmene Munkhtuvshin

Intraligamentary Pregnancy
Dr Raissa Nurwany
(Indonesia)

Panel 10

Clinical Obstetrics

Cervical Pregnancy in a Primigravid: A Case Report and Review of Literature
Dr Hazel Rhoanne Torres Serrano
(Philippines)

Combination of Mifepristone and Methotrexate (MTX) for the Management of Unruptured Tubal Ectopic Pregnancies with High ß HCG and Cardiac Activity- A Case Series
Dr Jyotsna Sharma
(India)

Procalcitonin and C Reactive Protein in Early Detection of Chorioamnionitis in Preterm Prelabour Rupture of Membranes
Dr Thet Wah Soe  (Myanmar)

Anencephaly with Multiple Congenital Anomalies   A Rare Case Series in Rural Area Southwest Sumba Indonesia
Dr Prastika Candra Triastuti
(Indonesia)

Cor Pulmonale Secondary to Pulmonary Tuberculosis in Pregnancy:   A Report of Two Cases
Dr Pamela Grace Vidal Valera (Philippines)

Peripartum Hysterectomy: One Year Review of A Tertiary Care Hospital, Bangladesh
Dr Nahid Yasmin
(Bangladesh)

Panel 11

General Gynecology
And Reproductive Medicine

Abdominopelvic Tuberculosis Presenting as Vaginal Synechiae with Hematopyotrachelometra
Dr Ma. Paula Rhove Rivera Ortega
(Philippines)

A Case Report: Unlimited Continuous Administration of LEP Was Effective for both Aplastic Anemia and Endometriotic Cyst
Dr Koji Shimabukuro
(Japan)

Prevalence of Inadequate Follow-Ups in Female Patients with Syphilis and Associated Factors
Dr Paphanum Yindeear-ron
(Thailand)

Function of LIN28a/WNT/ß-Catenin in Regulating Premature Ovarian Failure
Dr Jing Chen
(Hong Kong)

Effectiveness of Combined Oral Contraceptive Pills in the Prevention of Persistent Corpus Luteal Cyst after Oocyte Retrieval for In Vitro Fertilization: A Randomized Control Trial
Dr Pavarit Humart
(Thailand)

Chronic Endometritis and Luteal Phase Defect in Women with Recurrent Pregnancy Loss
Dr Mohini Sachdeva
(India)

Panel 12

Gynecologic Oncology

A Young Lady with Metastatic Ovarian Tumor from the Gastrointestinal Tract
Dr Myo Nyi Nyi
(Myanmar)

A Case of Orbital Metastasis from Uterine Cervical Cancer
Dr Mai Orita
(Japan)

Elucidating The Uncommon: A Case Series On Primary Fallopian Tube Carcinoma
Dr Kristel Danica Petinglay Panes
(Philippines)

Robotic Single-Site Staging with Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy in Low-Risk Endometrial Cancer
Dr Jeong-Yeol Park
(South Korea)

The Efficacy of Pembrolizumab in the Treatment of Advanced or Recurrent Endometrial Cancer.
Dr Jeong-Yeol Park
(South Korea)

Placental Site Trophoblastic Tumor: A Rare Case with an Unusual Presentation
Dr Katherine Borci Reynaldo
(Philippines)

Panel 13

Maternal Fetal Health

The Controversy of Placenta Accreta Spectrum (PAS) Prognosis Based on Clinical and Histopathology Classification
Diana Dr Apriliyana Nur
(Indonesia)

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices of Obstetricians and Gynecologists on Non – Invasive Prenatal Testing with Cell Free Fetal DNA in a Private Tertiary Hospital
Dr Kristel Danica Petinglay Panes
(Philippines)

Immunology and Repeated Pregnancy Loss- Is there a Link?
Dr Amrita Rathee
(India)

A Case of Acrania-Anencephaly Sequence in a Monochorionic Monoamnionic Twin Gestation
Dr Andrea Francesca Ilagan Santos
(Philippines)

Detecting Cornelia De Lange Syndrome through Sonography, A Case Report
Dr Andrea Francesca Ilagan Santos
(Philippines)

Correlation of Timing of Delivery and Maternal and Fetal Outcomes among Women with Severe Preeclampsia: A Descriptive Cross-Sectional Study
Dr Maria Margarita Del Rosario Sayao-Manuel
(Philippines)

Panel 14

Urogynecology

Incidence and Risk Factors of Obstetric Anal Sphincter Injuries (Oasis) During Vaginal Delivery
Dr Yoshiyuki Okada
(Japan)

Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy for Recurrence after Tension-Free Vaginal Mesh Surgery
Dr Yugo Sawada
(Japan)

Catheterization after Urogenital Prolapse Surgery: When Should it Be Removed?
Dr Nahid Yasmin
(Bangladesh)

Acute Pyelonephritis with Postrenal Renal Failure due to Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Case Study
Dr Yuko Yoshio
(Japan)

Intravesical Instillations of Hyaluronic Acid in the Treatment of Recurrent Bacterial Cystitis
Dr Tomasz Zabkowski
(Poland)

 

 

AOFOG GENERAL ASSEMBLY (1300 – 1530)

1430 – 1600

 

APAGE

Chair:  Dr Delfin A Tan
(Philippines)
Co-Chair: 
Dr Rohana Raththotuwa
(Sri Lanka)

MIS for Tubal Pregnancy:  Is It Advantageous?
Prof Ben Willem J Mol
(Australia)

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)

Chair: 
Dr Haresh Doshi
(India)
Co-Chair:
Dr Hiralal Konar
(India)

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 Rohan Palshetkar
(India)
Dr Fessy Louis
(India)
Dr Hiralal Konar
(India)

 

APUGA-
PSURPS

Chair:  Prof Aye Aung (Myanmar)
Co-Chair:  Dr May Anne V Tabaquero
(Philippines)

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

Chair:  Dr Ma Socorro M Solis
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Clarissa L Velayo (Philippines)

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

Chair: 
Prof Susan Pelea-Nagtalon
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:
Dr Rohit V Bhatt
(india)

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

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

Immunization for Reproductive Age Women
Dr Philippe Buchy
(Singapore)

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

 

 

Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of
Bangladesh

Chair:  Prof Mahmuda Begum
(Bangladesh)
Co-Chair:  Prof  Kohinoor Begum(Philippines)

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
 

Chair:  Dr Enrico Gil C Oblepias (Philippines)
Co-Chair:   Dr Jennifer T Co
(Philippines)

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

Chair:  Dr Lylah D Reyes (Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Erlidia Llamas-Clark(Philippines)

Preventing Complications in Gynecologic Surgery
Dr Atul Ganatra
(India)

Implementing Team STEPPS in OB-GYN
Prof 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)

 

Clinical Obstetrics

Chair:  Dr Carmencita B Tongco
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Khotsetseg Zorigbaatar
(Mongolia)

Dutta’s Scoring Technique for Early Detection and Management of Uterine Atony During Emergency LSCS – A Randomized Trial
Dr Indranil Dutta
(India)

Cervical Pessary versus Vaginal Progesterone for the Prevention of Preterm Birth in Women with Twin Pregnancies and A Short Cervix: An Economic Analysis Alongside a Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr Linh Khanh Nguyen
(Vietnam)

Trial of Labor after Cesarean Delivery (TOLAC) in Japan: Rates and Complications
Dr Aya Takeya
(Japan)

Associated Factors of Postpartum Hemorrhage in Term Pregnant Women with Vaginal Delivery by using Plastic Collection Bags
Dr Panisara Saekim (Thailand)

Sensitivity and Specificity of Integrated Test for Detection of Fetal Chromosomal Abnormalities at 11-13+6 Weeks of Pregnancy
Dr Khandaker Shehneela Tasmin
(Bangladesh)

Impact of the Introduction of noninvasive prenatal test on other prenatal tests used for fetal chromosome analyses
Dr Satoru Tsuda
(Japan)

Efficacy and Safety Of Hyoscine-N-Butyl Bromide (HNBB) As Cervical Ripening Agent For Early Pregnancy Failure: A Prospective Randomized, Standard controlled Trial
Dr Ana Tanya Yleana Tullao
(Philippines)

Comparison of Criteria of International Association of Diabetes and Pregnancy Study Groups (IADPSG) with National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) for the Diagnosis of Gestational Diabetes Mellitus
Dr Sushila Todi
(India)

Ultrasound-guided Transversus Abdominis Plane Block: A Double-Blind Randomized Controlled Trial
Dr Rass Shields Dagatan Pimentel(Philippines)

Urogynecology 

Chair: Dr  Joanne Karen S Aguinaldo
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Ajay Rane
(Australia)

A Retrospective Review on the Outcomes of Abdominal Apical Suspension using Mesh in a Philippine Tertiary Training Hospital
Dr Mary Rani Micosa Cadiz
(Philippines)

An Evaluation of the Long term Outcome of Vaginal Mesh for Treatment of Pelvic Organ Prolapse
Dr Symphorosa Shing Chee Chan
(Hong Kong)

Five Years Vesicovaginal Fistulas Experience in Tertiary Hospital Surabaya
Dr Tri Hastono Setyo Hadi
(Indonesia)

Prophylactic Mid-Urethral Sling Insertion during Transvaginal Pelvic Reconstructive Surgery for Advanced Prolapse Patients with High-risk Predictors of Post-operative de novo Stress Urinary Incontinence
Dr Tsai-Shu Lo
(Taiwan)

Laparoscopic Davydov Procedure: A Laparoscopic Peritoneal Neovaginoplasty in 24 year- old Girl with Primary Amenorrhea due to Mayer-Rokitansky-Küster-Hauser (MRKH) type I Syndrome - A Rare Case Report
Dr Monika Lijuwardi
(Indonesia)

Clinical Outcomes on Tension-releasing Suture Appendage on Single-incision Sling Devices for Postoperative Voiding Dysfunction Involving Undue Tape Tension
Dr Tsai-Shu Lo
(Taiwan)

Outcome of Laparoscopic Sacrocolpopexy for Pelvic Organ Prolapse: A Single Center Experience in a Series of 1235 Patients
Dr Jimmy Nomura (Japan)

Obstetrics and Gynecology Free Papers

Chair: Dr  Ryan B Capitulo
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Brian Fortuno Guevara
(Fiji)

Anti-Mullerian Hormone as a Diagnostic Marker in Mongolian Infertile Women with Polycystic Ovary Syndrome
Dr Algirmaa Nisekhkhuu (Mongolia)

Outcomes of Continence Surgery among Women with Stress Urinary Incontinence in a Philippine Tertiary Referral Center
Dr Ira Dominique T Alatraca-Malonzo (Philippines)

Clomiphene Citrate vs Letrozole in the Treatment of Anovulatory Infertility: A Randomized Controlled Trial.
Dr MC Gihan
(Sri Lanka)

Knowledge, Attitude and Practices on Long-acting Reversible Contraception in Women admitted to North Okkalapa General and Teaching Hospital
Dr Set Thida Maung (Myanmar)

Effect of Interpregnancy Interval on Pregnancy Outcome after Miscarriage in a Sri Lankan Population
Dr Bambaranda Guruge Inosha Kumari            
(Sri Lanka)

Contraceptive Uptake among Postpartum Women Delivering in CWM hospital, Fiji Islands – A Four-month KAP Study (May to August 2016)
Dr Brian Fortuno Guevara
(Fiji)

The Prevalence and Pregnancy Outcomes of Diabetes in Pregnancy Using the Modified International Association of Diabetes in Pregnancy Study Group’s Criteria (IADPSG) at the Colonial War Memorial Hospital,Fiji
Dr Fuka Falahola
(Fiji)

Emergency Peripartum Hysterectomy at a Tertiary Care Hospital: A Five Year Analysis
Dr Pramod Kattel
(Nepal)

 

Maternal Fetal Health Case Reports

Chair:  Dr Maria Lora G Tansengco
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Skandarupan Jayaratnam
(Australia)

A Lion’s Heart: A Newly Diagnosed Case of Radiation-induced Heart Disease (myocardial ischemia) in a Multigravid Previously Treated for Hodgkin’s Lymphoma: An Interesting Case
Dr Kia Angela Belmonte Gargantiel
(Philippines)

Not All Who Wander Are Lost
A Successful Expectant Management of Advanced Abdominal Pregnancy Until Near Term
Dr Celine Dycoco Quanico
(Philippines)

A Case of a Neonatal Ovarian Cyst
Dr Kia Angela Belmonte Gargantiel
(Philippines)

Out of Place: A Case Report Of Ovarian Pregnancy
Dr Patricia Nevira Velasco Suarez
(Philippines)

Ball in a Box: A case Report of a Pelvoabdominal Mass in a Fetus
Dr Carla Denissa Mendoza Cristobal-Gacias(Philippines)

In The Footsteps of Teiresia_
Treatment of Gender Dysphoria in Children
Dr Mike Christoph O'Connor (Australia)

Eve’s Curse:  Intolerable Unrelieved Pain in Labor – Necessary Evil Or Medical Negligence?
Dr Mike Christoph O'Connor
(Australia)

Antibiotic Prophylaxis in Ob-Gyn Surgery: An Awareness Study
Dr Nasreen Banu
(Bangladesh)

Career in Obstetrics and Gynecology; To Be or Not To Be: A Study of Intern Doctors in A Nepalese Medical College
Dr Shreyashi Aryal
(Nepal)

 

 

A Prospective Comparative Study on the Efficacy of Oral Evening Primrose Oil versus Vaginal Suppository Evening Primrose Oil in The Rate of Cervical Effacement among Low Risk Term Patients of Dr. Jose Fabella Memorial Hospital
Dr Judith Anne Fronda Pasion
(Philippines)

The Validity of Neutrophil-Lymphocyte Ratio (NLR) and Platelet-Lymphocyte Ratio (PLR) in Predicting Pregnancy-Induced Hypertension among Maternity Service Patients in a Tertiary Hospital
Dr Sheryl Lyn Marohom Pepito
(Philippines)

The Association of the Age of Gestation of Delivery and the Incidence of Adverse Maternal and Neonatal Outcomes in Patients with Diet-Controlled Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in A Tertiary Hospital in Cebu City: A 5-Year Retrospective Study
Dr Sheryl Lyn Marohom Pepito (Philippines)

The Effectivity of Using Chlorhexidine Impregnated Braided Absorbable Suture Vis-A-Vis Plain Natural Absorbable Suture in Preventing Episiotomy Repair Dehiscence in A Tertiary Government Hospital in Manila
Dr Joyce Mae Osorio Peralta
(Philippines)

Spontaneous Bilateral Ectopic Pregnancy A Rare Case Report
Dr Christita De Guzman Regua
(Philippines)

Analysis of cesarean section rate according to Robson’s classification at Lumbini Zonal Hospital, Butwal, Nepal.
Dr Bishnu Gautam
(Nepal)

Study on Changes in Blood Flow Through Uterine Arteries, Umbilical Artery and Cerebral Media Artery during Preeclampsia by Doppler Ultrasound
Dr Altanzul Oyunbaatar
(Mongolia)

Perinatal Outcomes in Mono chorionic Monoamniotic Twin Pregnancies
Dr Jee Yoon Park
(Korea)

 

 

 

 

Comparative Study of Saline Sono Salpingography (SSG) and Laparoscopy with Chromopertubation in the Evaluation of Tubal Patency
Dr Khandaker Shehneela Tasmin
(Bangladesh)

Is OHSS Free Clinic Possible ?
Dr Kunal Doshi
(India)

The Frequency of accepting PPIUD as a contraceptive and Factors affecting its uptake in a Tertiary Care Hospital
Dr Aruna Kumari Hira
(Pakistan)

Day 2/Day 3 Cleavage Stage Embryo Transfer Versus Blastocyst Transfer in IVF ICSI Program: A Comparative Study
Dr Rohan Palshetkar
(India)

 

 

Ovarian Clear Cell Carcinoma in Pregnancy: A Case Report
Dr Eleanor  Marquez Santos
(Philippines)

Facial Angioedema after First Concurrent Chemoradiation Therapy with Low dose Carboplatin in a Patient with Cervical Cancer
Dr Harya Bayu Surawijaya

The Role of Meaning in Life in Illness Assessment Among Patients With Gynaecological Cancer
Dr Ewa Telka (Poland)

Fallopian Tube Cancer, A Rare Condition with a Resemblance to other Pelvic Malignancies
Dr Emery Gold Dominguez Torres
(Philippines)

Sex-Cord Stromal Tumor in a Patient with Multiple Enchondromatosis (Ollier Disease)
Dr Carol Joanna Violago
(Philippines)

Comparison of Four Forms of Risk of  Malignancy Indices (RMI) in  the Evaluation of Adnexal Masses
Dr Suresh Kayastha
(Nepal)

Prolonged Fetal Bradycardia: A Case Report Highlighting Treatment Options.
Dr Shahanaj Sharmin
(Bangladesh)

An Interesting Case of Sacrococcygeal Teratoma
Dr Deepanjali Shrma
(Nepal)

Enhanced Oxytocin Sensitivity in the Amygdala around Delivery of Rats
Dr Jiro Suzuki
(Japan)

Integral Calculator, A Novel Method to Predict Outcome of Patients with Hypertensive Disorder Pregnancy
Dr Liangcheng Wang
(Japan)

A Case Report of Placental Abruption with Subamniotic Hemorrhage
Dr Juseok Yang
(South Korea)

 

 

 

 

 

 

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

 

0900 – 1030

 

Respectful Care

Chair: Prof Heera Tuladhar
(Nepal)
Co-Chair: Dr Rebecca M Ramos
(Philippines)

Respectful Maternity Care
Dr Lakshmen Senanayake
(Sri Lanka)

Silent Mentor Program:  Medical Education in Humanistic Way
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)

Non-Invasive Prenatal Testing:  Where are We Now?
Prof Gian Carlo Di Renzo
(Italy)

 

Women’s Health Matters
[Organized by BAYER]

Chair:
Prof Anna Belen I Alensuela
(Philippines)

Choosing the Right Contraceptive in the Philippines
Prof 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

Chair: 
Prof Maria Antonia E Habana
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Jericho Thaddeus P Luna (Philippines)

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

Chair: Dr Diosdado V Mariano
(Philippines)
Co-Chair: Dr Edna Corpuz Navall(Philippines)

Preconception Planning and Optimizing ANC
Prof Milind Shah (India)

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

Gestational Diabetes Mellitus in Southeast Asia
Dr Laila Arjumand Banu
(Bangladesh)

The Infant of a Diabetic Mother
Dr Socorro De Leon Mendoza(Philippines)

 

FIGO Session:
Bioethics and Its Importance in Everyday Practice

Chair:   Dr Betha Fe M Castillo
(Philippines)
Co-Chair:  Dr Nelinda Catherine P Pangilinan (Philippines)

Dr Sanjay Gupte
(India)

Prof Lourdes Blanco-Capito
(Philippines)

Panel Discussion:  Surgical Managementof Postpartum Hemorrhage
[Orgnized by South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynecology]

Moderators:
Prof Yousaf Latif Khan
(Pakistan)

Chair:
Prof Ferdousi Begum
Bangladesh)

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 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)
Dr Shyam Desai
(India)
Dr Sadhana Gupta
(India)
Dr UDP Ratnasiri

(Sri Lanka)

 

Debate 3:
HRT Menopause Debate

Chair:  Dr Craig Skidmore(New Zealand)
Co-Chair:   Dr Ma Corazon Zaida N Gamilla
(Philippines)

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)

TBC

 

 

ASEA

Chair:  Dr Angela S Aguilar (Philippines)
Co-Chair:   Dr Maria Jesusa Banal-Silao(Philippines)

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)

Adenomyosis Surgery
Dr Chih-Feng Yen
(Taiwan)

 

ASPIRE

Chair:  Dr Ma Melissa F Diawatan (Philippines)
Co-Chair:   Dr Marinella Agnes G Abat(Philippines)

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

Chair:  Dr Aikou Okamoto (Japan)
Co-Chair:   Dr Lilli May T Cole
(Philippines)

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

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

Optimal Treatment for Newly Diagnosed Ovarian Cancer: Are We Ready for an Organized Cytoreductive Surgery Center?
Dr Richard Ronald B Cacho
(Philippines)

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

 

AOFOG NEW COUNCIL MEETING
(0900 – 1030)

1030 – 1100

SNACKS / EXHIBITS

1100 – 1130

Plenary 10. 
Chairs:  Prof Mario A Bernardino (Philippines) and Prof Lyra Ruth Clemente-Chua (Philippines)

A Career Reflection:  Myths, Realities and Rewards
Prof Christine Tippett (Australia)

1130 – 1200

Plenary 11.
Chairs:  Prof Lyra Ruth Clemente-Chua (Philippines) and Prof Mario A Bernardino (Philippines)

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

1200 – 1230

Plenary 12.
Chairs:  Prof Pisake Lumbiganon (Thailand) and Dr Angela S Aguilar (Philippines)

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

1230 – 1300

Plenary 13. SHAN S RATNAM MEMORIAL ORATION
Chairs:  Dr Angela S Aguilar (Philippines) and Prof Pisake Lumbiganon (Thailand)

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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