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The evening of 15 December 2020 marked the end of the International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics's (FIGO) first ever hybrid congress, and Oxford University Global Surgery Group (OUGSG) contributed to the event by running several of the sessions.

Female speaker presenting at FIGO Africa Regional Kigali Congress 2020.

In collaboration with the African Federation of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (AFOG) and the Rwanda Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RSOG), the FIGO Africa Regional Kigali Congress was held as a Virtual Event with a Hub in Kigali for those who live locally to attend, with registrants able to participate virtually from anywhere in the world.

Over two and a half days from 13 to 15 December, the Congress brought together more than 1,100 health professionals and specialists in the fields of gynaecology, obstetrics and women’s health from 74 countries. 

Across 30 on-demand and 24 live sessions, including two panel debates and four keynote presentations, more than 200 speakers engaged with guests in discussions that will help to shape national, regional and global policy. OUGSG faculty member Anita Makins and her team led many of these sessions.

Read more about the FIGO Africa Regional Kigali Congress on the FIGO website

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