The Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) was founded in the year 1972. The society has a network of about 1300 members throughout the country. OGSB has Twelve (12) branches outside Dhaka and are actively functioning with a strong linkage with national head quarter.
We took over the charge from the previous executive committee on 4th October 2013. We are grateful to you to choose us from the society members to serve you.
Sub committees & Task forces of OGSB
To enhance the activity of OGSB and to ensure participation of all members, a number of subcommittees and task forces of OGSB have been formed. Sub committees are usually formed to encourage members to contribute in uplifting the name of OGSB by different research & project to improve the maternal and neonatal health problems of Bangladesh.
training centre has been furnished, class room & Dormitory for the trainee is developed on the 3rd floor of the Hospital. This training centre of the OGSB Hospital has already been accredited by BNC.
The 11th Branch of OGSB (Narayanganj Branch) was inaugurated on 7th February 2013. Dr. Selina Ivy, Mayor, Narayanganj City Corporation was the Chief Guest, President & Secretary General of OGSB were the special guests in the inaugural session. Narayanganj branch also organized a scientific program. Three hundred participants attended the program.
Training workshop on Hysteroscopy:
A training workshop on Hysteroscopy was held in BSMMU on 22nd November 2012. Eminent Hysteroscopic surgeon from Pune India Dr. Mahajan Vinayak Bhimrao Padmashree was the resource person. This training program was coordinated by the Secretary General-OGSB. More than 200 participants registered for the program. There was live demonstration & relay of the operation from the operation theatre.
Discussion meeting on OGSB Hospital
OGSB organized a discussion meeting in OGSB Hospital & IRCH on 23rd March 2013 at the venue . Dr. Makhduma Nargis, Additional Secretary and Project Director RCHCIB was present in the inaugural session as the Chief Guest. Dr. Md. Abdul Hoque, Program Manager, MNH Services, Dr. Gonesh Chandra Roy , Addition Secretary-IEM were special guest. National Prof. Shahla Khatun, Chairman-OGSB Hospital and IRCH chaired the session. Key note presentation on activities of OGSB was presented by Prof. Latifa Shamsuddin. Representative from different NGOs (IPAS, SHOPS, Engengerhealth, CARE, DFID, Marie Stopes, Population Council, Pathfinder International senior & junior member of OGSB) gave their opinion for the improvement of the hospital. A lively and interactive open discussion was held to increase the scope of improving the hospital activities.
Joining collaboration between SOGC & OGSB :
The Obstetrical and Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Canada (SOGC), jointly implementing program partnership called WATCH to improve the maternal & Child Health at 5 sub-districts in Bangladesh (Barguna sadar, Hatibandha, Chirirbandar and Jaldhaka & Dimla upazilas
As part of the WATCH project AIP TOT was held on October 21-24, 2012 at Conference Room, OGSB Hospital and IRCH, Plot no.6/1, Section-17 (Old Mirpur-13), Mirpur, Dhaka. OGSB organized an inaugural session on October 21, 2012 in the OGSB Hospital & IRCH at 9:00 am.
Safe Motherhood Day:
Safe Motherhood Day was celebrated by OGSB with due honour & solemnity on 28th May 2013. OGSB representatives participated in the rally arranged at national level from Shahbag. The rall y was headed by the, Honorable State Minister, Ministry of Health & Famil y Welfare, Dr. Capt. (Retd.) Mozibur Rahman Fakir MP. Different program managers of DGHS, DGFP & NGOs. OGSB members, doctors, nurses took part in the rally. OGSB members, doctors, nurses NGOs, Representative from Mohila Parisad, RH Step, Naripakkho, Ubinig, HEAL, CARE Bangladesh, Teachers & students from Dhaka University gathered in front of the Shahid Miniar and took active participation in a discussion. They highlighted the important causes of maternal death & steps taken to reduce it. Later at 11:00 am to 2:00 pm free consultation was organized at new OGSB Hospital, Mirpur & the senior members did 12 vaginal hysterectomy of free of cost on that day.
CME on Birth Defect
The first CME program was held on 3rd June 2013 organized by the newly selected CME committee of OGSB. The committee is headed by Prof. Firoza Begum and members Secretary is Dr. Jesmine Banu in Milon Hall of BSMMSU on Birth Defect. The CME was chaired by Prof. Latifa Shamsuddin President-OGSB.
CME on IUGR
OGSB Chittagong branch organized a CME program on behalf of central OGSB on 22nd of August at Hotel Lords Inn on IUGR. Among the participants there were three speakers from Dhaka and few members from central branch. Prof. Firoza Begum, Prof. of Fetomaternal Medicine, Dept. of Obs/Gynae, BSMMU & Prof. Md. Shahidullah, Pro VC, Prof. Neonatalgoy, BSMMU were the main speaker. The speakers highlighted on different aspects of IUGR & management of IUGR Baby. Then there was interactive discussion after the presentation.
To support the victims of Savar Rana Plaza Disaster, OGSB issued a letter to all the branches of OGSB contribute for helping the injured people. All the branches responded spontaneously
& positively. President & Secretary General of OGSB went to Enam Medical College Hospital to console & identify the Need of the injured patients. The members suggested to open an account to manage such emergency. OGSB has also sent medicine to the injured people & a fund of Tk 2,72,571/- has been deposited to the OGSB account.
40th AGM & 22 International Scientific Conference of OGSB
The 40th Annual General meeting (AGM) and 22nd International Scientific Conference of OGSB was held on 6th September at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The theme of the scientific conference was “Impact of Disaster on Women’s Health”. About 800 participants from home and abroad participated in the Conference.
The inaugural session started at 7:00 pm on 6th September 2013. The Chief Guest of Inaugural Session was Prof. Dr. Syed Modasser Ali, Advisor to the Hon’ble Prime Minister. Dr. Capt. (Retd) Mozibur Rahman Fakir, MP, Hon’ble State Minister, Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of People’s Republic of Bangladesh was the special guest.
Scientific session started from 8:00 am till 6:00 pm simultaneously held in 3 halls. There was a Memorial Lecture followed by Plenaries, SAFOG session, ICOG session, Policy session, Update sessions. There were a number of free paper sessions.
At 12:00 pm the AGM started & ended before the lunch break
There was a very important Policy Session. Dignitaries from Ministry were present. The theme of discussion in the Policy session was “Increasing Skilled Attendance at Birth-the Challenges & Options”. Moderator was Dr. Ishtiaq Mannan, Save the Children International, Panelists were Ms. Niru Shamsunnahar, MOH&FW, Dr. SAJM Musa, DGHS, Dr. Sharif, DGHS, National Prof. Shahla Khatun, OGSB, Dr. A Shehlian Ahmed, DFID, Dr. Kaosar Afsana, BRAC, Dr. AJ Faisel, EngenderHealth & Ms. Shomi Kaiser, Media Personality. There was a very lively and interactive session.
The policy session was followed by ICOG session. The speakers discussed on different aspects of PCOS in details. The Moderator of this session was Dr. Jaideep Malhotra from India. The SAFOG session was on “Management of Diabetes Mellitus” in the SAFOG region.
The conference ended with cultural program followed by dinner.
Pre Congress Workshop on Gynaecological Endoscopy:
Pre Congress Workshop on Gynaecological Endoscopy was held on 5th September 2013 BIRDEM from 8:00 am to 6:00pm. About 105 participants registered for the Workshop & attended it. For hands on 9 participants joined the pre congress.
The surgeons performed the surgery which was relayed of the Auditorium. There were 4 resource persons from India.
Dr. Anshumala Shukla-Kulkarni, Dr. Kushagradhi Ghosh, Dr. Manjula Anagani, Dr. Diptendu Das & Dr. Jayita Chakrabart were the delegates from India. After the tea break the surgery started. They performed surgeries simultaneously in two theatres. Dr. Kushagradhi Ghosh started in the theatre with a TLH in a patient for chronic PID.
Post Congress Workshop on USG
Post Congress workshop on USG was held on 7th September 2013 at Winter Garden of Hotel Ruposhi Bangla. About 220 participants registered for the workshop. Resource person from IAN DONALD.
There are 4 presentations on the Basic aspects of USG and Advanced USG. This was followed by Practical demonstration on patients & there was an interactive & lively discussion on the diagnosis of the cases demonstrated.
Globe-athon Bangladesh Rally 2013.
Bangladesh Cancer Society in association with Obstetrical and Gynecological Society of Bangladesh, Dhaka Medical College, National Cancer Institute & Research Hospital (NICRH), BSMMU, UTFB, Oncology Centre, CCPR jointly organized a rally which was held on 29th September 2013 from National Museum Shabag to National Press Club at 7:00 am. Honorable Minster of Information Peoples Republic of Bangladesh Mr. Hasanul Haque Enu M.P. joined the Rally as Chief Guest.
Theme of this year was Walk to End Women’s Cancer. Globe-athon is a coalition of 80+ countries dedicated to unifying communities’ world wide to raise awareness, education, and research on Women’s cancers. From the United States to Saudi Arabia, from Russia to Antarctica, from Peru to South Korea, people from all over the world has joined in the first ever international relay. On September 29, 2013, participants in over 80 countries has made history by walking with millions of women and families affected by gynecologic cancers. These cancers rob women of choices, of their identity as women, and rip families and relationships apart.
Report on Basic Ultra sonogram organized by OGSB
OGSB is committed to develop technical Skills of Doctors of Bangladesh. With this view in mind the training course initiated with Basics of Ultrasonography in Obs and gynae. This was a 5 days course organized by the society in collaboration with Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography (BSU) from 29th September to 3rd October 2013 held at OGSB Hospital & IRCH, Mirpur, Dhaka, Bangladesh. National Professor Dr. Shahla Khatun, Chairman-OGSB Hospital & IRCH enlightened the ceremony as chief guest and Prof. Latifa Shamsuddin, President, OGSB, Chaired both inaugural and closing session. Professor Parveen Fatima, General Secretary, OGSB, Prof. Anwarul Azim, Prof. Rowshan Ara, Prof. Laila Arjumand Banu and Prof. Shah Alam from OGSB and Prof. Mizanul Hasan, President BSU, Prof. Atia
H. Jehan, Prof. Fauzia Moslem and Prof. Raihan Hussain from BSU ornamented the closing session.
Prof. Laila Arjumand Banu, Chairman, training section, OGSB presided over the whole program and Prof. Dr. Fatema Ashraf, member secretary of training section conducted the 5 days session.
Total 28 participants registered and it was an excellent training program conducted by a highly efficient and devoted team of Ultrasonologist from BSU. There were hands on training along with theoretical discussions.
The workshop was very successful and the participants were highly satisfied with it. At the end of the program Certificates were distributed among the participants.
Postgraduate Orientation Courses:
A Task force was formed for the postgraduate Courses by the Senior member of OGSB . The Task force is now conducting a weekend course on each Friday & Saturday for the post graduate students twice a year. The last course was held at OGSB Hospital & IRCH, Mirpur, Dhaka. Members of the different institutes are also conducing short course in their respective Medical College regularly twice a year.
Monthly clinical meeting
Monthly clinical meeting is organized by the Scientific Committee of OGSB on the last working day of every month and different interesting topics in Obs & Gyane presented & discussed in every meeting.
4th ISOFS Congress 2012
International Society of Fistula Surgeons, Obstetrical & Gynaecological Society of Bangladesh (OGSB) & Bangladesh Association of Urological Surgeons jointly organized 4th ISOFS Conference 2012 on November 15-16 at Ruposhi Bangla Hotel, Dhaka, Bangladesh.
55th All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG)
55th All India Congress of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AICOG) was held in Varanasi, There was a panel discussions on “Improving Maternal Health in South Asia”. From Bangladesh Dr. Kamrun Nahar & Dr. Saria Tasnim attended the program.
XX FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics
XX FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics was held in Rome, Italy from 7-12th October, 2012. Fifty participants from Bangladesh attended the Congress. Many of the participants presented paper in the conference in plenary, free paper and poster session. From Bangladesh Prof. Latifa Shamsuddin, President & Prof. Kohinoor Begum, Immediate Past President of OGSB attended the General Assembly. Prof. Kohinoor Begum has been awarded the, “FIGO Awards in Recognition of Women Obstetricians/Gynaecologists” by FIGO for
2012 for her outstanding contribution in Obstetrics & Gynaecology for the Hospital & Community level the rural people. Dr. TH Johra Moon Moon received the award for Fellowship Programme from the Italian Society of Gynaecology and Obstetrics (SIGO) for promoting Women’s Health in developing countries at FIGO.
9th SAFOG Conference-2013
9th SAFOG Conference-2013 was held in Agra, India from 28th February3rd March, 2013. One hundred and fifty participants from Bangladesh attended the Congress. Prof. Latifa
Shamsuddin, President, Prof. Parveen Fatima, Secretary General, Prof, Ferdousi Begum, Past
Secretary General & Prof. Rowshan Ara Begum- President Elect –OGSB attended the
Council Meeting held during the SAFOG conference
I would like to thank all the OGSB members, member of the Executive committee and Subcommittees members and those who have worked hard to make effort of OGSB over last one year and to make this conference successful & a very sincere thanks to all the participants whose presence has encourage us to continue with our work.
XXIII Asia & Oceania Congress of Obstetrics & Gynaecology -2013
23rd AOCOG-2013 was held in Bangkok, Thailand from 20-23rd October 2013. About 60 participants along with accompanying persons from Bangladesh attended the Congress. The
inaugural began at 5:30pm on 20th October 2013. It was a very gorgeous event. The inaugural
session was followed by dinner. Many of the participants presented paper in the conference. Some of our senior members Chaired the different session. AOFOG General Assembly was held on 22nd October 2013 Prof. Latifa Shamsuddin, President-OGSB & Prof. Parveen Fatima Secretary General-OGSB attended the General Assembly. AOFOG Council meeting will take place on 20th October & 23rd October 2013.. From Bangladesh Prof. Latifa
Shamsuddin, President-OGSB, elected as Council member for the year of 2013-2015. The closing session held on 23rd October 2013.
Prof. Parveen Fatima