The practice of Obstetrics and Gynaecology continues to change in response to advances in technology and the unveiling of new evidence in high impact publications. These advances are varied, often subtle and can be challenging for the day-to-day Practitioners in the speciality to keep pace with the rapid changes. This Clinical update has been commissioned based on the identified learning needs in the 2017 survey with regards to key areas of clinical obstetrics and Gynaecology.


Who should attend

The content of the Clinical Updates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been put together to meet the learning and knowledge needs of healthcare providers who are involved in the care of pregnant women from primary care to tertiary level including but not limited to the following groups:

  • Primary Care Physicians
  • Obstetric Nurses and Midwives
  • Obstetricians and Gynaecologists-Consultants, Specialists and Residents
  • Nurse Practitioners in Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  • Allied Women Health professionals and Health Educators


Sessions Overview

  • Advances in Prenatal Care
  • Management of High Risk pregnancy
  • Intrapartum Care
  • Update on Management of Obstetric complications
  • Management of Medical Disorders in pregnancy
  • Controversies and Clinical Debates Obstetrics and Gynaecology
  •  Intrapartum Fetal Assessment
  • Ambulatory and Benign Gynaecology update


Learning Objectives

At the end of the Clinical Updates in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, delegates should be able to:

  1. Appraise the options for fetal assessment in labour
  2. Explain the current approach to screening and diagnosis of pre-eclampsia
  3. Interpret and Appraise the diagnostic tests for Obstetric cholestasis
  4. Categorise the common obstetric emergencies and Discuss initial management
  5. Discuss the pros and cons of point of care tests of coagulation in Obstetrics.
  6. Discuss the key care bundles for managing sepsis in Obstetrics
  7. Describe the evidence-based management of uterine fibroids
  8. Appraise the role of new technology and robotics in Gynaecology Endoscopy
  9. Describe the different surgical options for managing Placenta praevia/accreta


Registration Packages

–  Doctors, 1,000 QAR = $275

–  Regular Registration, 500 QAR = $137


The Organizing Committee

  • Dr Gbemisola Okunoye – Director of Conferences & Chair of Organizing Committee
  • Dr Vincent Boama – Attending Physician, Obstetrics & Gynaecology- CME Liaison
  • Prof Justin Konje – Executive Chair, Women’s services Clinical Management Group, Sidra
  • Prof Steve Lindow – Division Chief, Obstetrics, WCMG
  • Dr Amir Elnahas – Sr Attending Physician, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sidra
  • Dr Isaac Babarinsa – Sr Attending Physician, Obstetrics & Gynaecology, Sidra
  • Ms Gladys Gray – Nursing/Midwifery Representative
  • Saida Khamooshi – Nurse Practitioner, Sidra
  • Dr Tom Farrell – Sr Attending Physician, Education Lead, WCMG, Sidra
  • Dr Avideah Nejad – Sr Attending Physician, Maternal and Fetal Medicine, Sidra
  • Dr Sara Buhmaid – Attending Physician, OBGYN, Sidra


Conference Secretariat

  • Bakhita Al-Khabbash – Community Liaison
  • Noricel Hernandez – Speaker Logistics Liaison
  • Manjulla Vinolia Pinto-Finance
  • Antoinette Nadeeparambil
  • Suzan Albanna
  • Triciabel Esquires


Events Team

  • Aisha Al Zaman
  • Eman Nasrallah
  • Hamda Zain Al Abdeen
  • Fadi Hamsho – Webpage and Registrations


Delegates who Require Visa to attend this Conference

Visa application to attend this conference is the responsibility of each Individual delegate.  However we are able to provide some assistance in this if needed.

Main Speakers

Programme Schedule

Starts / Ends

On       December 14, 2018
Until       December 15, 2018

8:00 am – 5:00 pm

137 - 275

Venue Location

Sidra Medicine Hospital Building
Tower D
Level 2