Khartoum: Brown Land
The Society of Obstetrics and gynecology 9 announced the launch of the 32nd scientific conference of the Society on Wednesday, February 22, at seven in the evening until Saturday, 25 of the same month at the Khartoum Police House under the slogan (Training in the specialty of obstetrics and gynecology, past, present, and future).
Dr. Mustafa Farouk, consultant obstetrics and gynecologist and scientific secretary of the association, said during the press conference held at the Sudan News Agency, that the conference will witness active participation from inside and outside Sudan from the British Royal Society, the Arab Association of the Union of Obstetrics and Gynecology, the African Union of African Obstetrics and Gynecology Societies and a group of specialists from Britain, Ireland, Kuwait, Qatar, Somalia and many pharmaceutical companies and national medical device companies.
Dr. Mustafa explained that on the first day of the conference they will celebrate of the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the midwifery school in Omdurman that will be held with the wide participation of the Sudanese Midwifery Association, a number of civil society organizations, the Council of Medical Specialties and the Federal Ministry of Health.
He added that the scientific program will contain 20 workshops and more than 80 scientific papers accompanying the conference and will address various topics on the specialization of obstetrics and gynecology, in addition to training workshops.
For his part, Dr. Siddiq Omar Bansica, the general coordinator of the training workshops, said that we pay great attention to the health of the mother and child, so we believe that training the cadres of obstetricians and gynecologists, nurses and midwives is the first basis for reducing maternal and child mortality, adding that the training workshops focus on how to confront the complications of pregnancy, childbirth and bleeding during and after pregnancy, 3 workshops on colposcopy and septicemia during pregnancy, in addition to training midwives on sewing the calves after childbirth, as well as workshops on how to Treatment and management of rape cases, workshops on fertility and infertility cases, in which doctors from Khartoum and the states and doctors from outside the country participate.
Dr. Sami Mahmoud, Secretary-General of the Obstetrics and Gynecology Association, explained that the maternal mortality rate in Sudan is one of the highest in the world, as its causes are due to postpartum bleeding, high blood pressure for pregnant women, infections, hepatitis( C ) and strokes, adding that they in the association, with the help of the Federal Ministry of Health and national and international partners, are working to reduce maternal and child mortality rates by qualifying medical staff.
It is worth mentioning that the Society of Obstetrics and Gynecology was established in 1972 and is one of the largest academic scientific societies in Sudan, as it includes more than 2000 specialists and consultants of obstetrics and gynecology distributed in most parts of Sudan and includes in its membership more than 2000 specialists and consultants abroad distributed in the Gulf countries, Europe and America.