OGSB History

OGSB is one of the dedicated professional body in the reproductive health sector in Bangladesh and  a National forum of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists  in our country .
OGSB serves its members by providing advocacy, education and training to those in the family planning and reproductive health care fields. For over 45 years, OGSB members have shared a commitment to providing high-quality, Emergency Obstetric Care, federally funded family planning,- making them a critical module of the nation's public health safety net.
OGSB is a multidisciplinary association of professionals who try to develop  reproductive health services or education, conduct reproductive health research, or influence reproductive health policy.

OGSB History:
In the year 1972 it was registered with Government of Peoples of Republic of Bangladesh, is a non-profit membership organization established to ensure access to voluntary, comprehensive, and culturally sensitive reproductive health care services and to support reproductive freedom for all.Like any other professional society, its activity was kept to seminar, symposium and conferences in addition to occasional social gathering. The Society has a network of about 1600 members throughout the country, providing services in both in the Institute and private capacity. OGSB has 13 branches in Bangladesh. The Head office is located in Dhaka. The executive committee is elected for a term of two years and functions according to the terms and allusions. OGSB has 12 branches  outside of Dhaka and actively functioning with a strong linkage with the National Head Quarter.

OGSB educates healthcare professionals, policy makers and develop training CSBA,midwifery in our country.The organization adopts research and advocacy to improve the reproductive health sector. OGSB core competence is planning and executing high quality clinical education for health professionals and developing policy and advocacy activities in support of these efforts.

OGSB has developed a Networking with Government of Bangladesh, development partners and Non Governmental Organization in the field of Reproductive Health/Maternal & Neonatal Health. This networking includes participation in training, workshop, seminar, symposium and also with various types of consultancy services. OGSB also has networking with National and International professional organizational where members participate in the conferences, present their views and share experiences. OGSB is an affiliated members of Federation International Gynaecology and Obstetrics (FIGO), Asia Oceania Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AOFOG) and  South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG). OGSB is a member of South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology comprising of societies of SAARC countries. Every two years the members of the Federation meet in conference and share their experiences. The society publishes a journal which is recognized by the Bangladesh Medical and Dental Council; and is published regularly (Bangladesh Journal of Obstetrics and Gynaecology).