Webinar: Women’s Healthcare: Fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic (Part One)

A two-part webinar organised jointly by FIGO and AOFOG (Asia & Oceania Federation of Obstetrics & Gynaecology).

Recorded: Tuesday 8th June

Language: English 

Description: The first part of this joint webinar opens with an introduction to FIGO and AOFOG, featuring the President of AOFOG and Vice President of FIGO. You will hear the FIGO experience of telehealth during the pandemic, presented by the President Elect of FIGO, and both FIGO and AOFOG perspectives on the impact of the pandemic upon women's healthcare, from deliveries and breastfeeding, to abortion and contraception. The webinar concludes with a short Q&A session. 


Professor Kazunori Ochiai, AOFOG President, Japan

Professor Krishnendu Gupta, Chair of AOFOG Sexual & Reproductive Health Committee, India

Dr Rohana Haththotuwa, Past Chair of FIGO Committee for Menstrual Disorders and AOFOG Secretary General, Sri Lanka

Dr Faysal El Kak, FIGO Vice President, Lebanon


Session I

Professor Pisake Lumbiganon, AOFOG President Elect, Thailand

Dr John Tait, AOFOG Vice President, New Zealand

Session II

Professor Ferdousi Begum, SAFOG President, Bangladesh

Professor Kiyoko Kato, JOGR Editor-in-Chief, Japan


Session I

Dr Jeanne Conry, FIGO President-Elect, USA – Keynote Presentation: ZOOM-ing in on Telehealth –The FIGO experience

Session II

Dr UDP Ratnasiri, Chair of AOFOG Committee for Maternal Fetal Medicine Committee, Sri Lanka – Impact on deliveries and breast-feeding

Dr Jaydeep Tank, Chair of FIGO Committee for Safe Abortion and AOFOG Deputy Secretary General, India – Abortion and Contraception – Thinking out of the box