SMFM's 39th Annual Pregnancy Meeting

Working together for the global advancement of safe and healthy pregnancies

February 11 - 16, 2019 | Caesars Palace | Las Vegas, Nevada

African Coalition for Excellence in Obstetric & Neonatal Care

Feb. 13, 2019 8am - 1pm

Course Directors:
Timothy Johnson, Jr., MD
Jorge E. Tolosa, MD, MSCR

Course Faculty:
Abdulfetah Abdulkadir Abdosh, MD, MPH
Reem S. Abu-Rustum, MD
Katherine Campbell, MD, MPH
Washington Hill, MD
Adetola Louis-Jacques, MD
Urania Magriples, MD
Lucie Moravia, DO, MPH
Anthony Odibo, MD, MSCE, FRCOG, FACOG
Leonardo Pereira, MD, MSCR
D'angela Pitts, MD
Maria Small, MD
Elizabeth Stringer, MD
Alan Tita, MD, PhD
Diana Wolfe, MD, MPH
Rodney Wright, MD, MSCR

Come and discuss the latest developments in MFM care in Africa and help develop new strategies to train doctors in those countries.

There is no CME credit available for this course.    

1. Develop and use of strategies to train physicians in the use of obstetric ultrasound and high-risk obstetrics in low and middle-income countries.
2. Create a process to develop training programs in high-risk obstetrics in African countries. 
3. Develop research capabilities at teaching centers in Africa.

Session Time 
Session Title Session Speaker
8:00-8:30am Introductions & Description of the African Coalition for Excellence in Obstetric & Neonatal Care Tolosa, Johnson
8:30-9:15am Tranexamic Acid For the Treatment of Post-Partum Haemorrhage  (The WOMAN trial) Roberts
9:15-9:45am Update on Ultrasound Training in Low and Middle-Income Countries: The ISUOG Basic Training (BT) Experience Abu-Rustum
9:45-10:15am AM Break  
10:15-10:45am Medical Information Service via Mobile Telephone (m-MIST) to Support Maternity Care Providers in a LIC Setting: A Concept Proposal Tita
10:45-11:15am Understanding Practice Patterns in The Management of Pregnant Women With Hypertensive Disorders: A Global Perspective Stringer
11:15-11:30am Progress of The Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship Program at the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College (SPHMMC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Abdulkadir Abdosh, Johnson
11:30-11:45am Progress of The Yale, Duke and Einstein, Collaboration in Global Women’s Health with University of Rwanda School of Medicine, Rwanda Campbell, Magriples,  Wright, Wolfe, Small, Hill
11:45am-12:00pm Progress of The Development of an Obstetric Ultrasound and MFM Program at The Kwame Nkrumah University of Science and Technology, Kumasi, and at Korle Bu Teaching Hospital of University of Ghana Medical School in Accra, Ghana with the University of Michigan Pitts, Johnson, Moravia
12:00-12:30pm Progress of The High-Risk Obstetrics Program at The Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Ibadan, Nigeria Louis-Jacques,Odibo, Pereira, Tolosa
12:30 - 1:00pm Closing remarks Tolosa, Johnson, Moravia

Price: $0.00