EBCOG position statement on COVID-19 vaccination for pregnant and breastfeeding women

Covid 19 pandemic has led to significant mortality and long term morbidity globally. Pregnant women are at increased risk of severe illness from COVID 19 infection. There is an urgent need for all health authorities and Governments to offer vaccination to all pregnant women especially those with high risk pregnancy. Below you can read the EBCOG position statement about this topic. EBCOG position statement COVID Vaccination 2021

EBCOG position statement – Simulation-based training for obstetrics and gynaecology during the COVID-19 pandemic

The specialty of Obstetrics and Gynaecology has been on the forefront of introducing simulation in post graduate education for the pasttwo decades. Simulation training is known to enhance psychomotor skills and is considered an important step in the transition from classroom learning to clinical practice. Training on simulators allows trainees to acquire basic skills before getting involved in day to day care in real life situations. Clinical circumstances around the COVID 19 pandemic have highlighted the key importance of simulation training in delivering post graduate curriculum. Below you can read the EBCOG position statement about this topic. Simulation training in[…]

ENTOG Exchange, Scientific Meeting and Council 2021

Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are happy to announce and welcome you to the 2021 ENTOG Exchange, Scientific Meeting and Council in Greece on 30th of August until the 2nd of September 2021. Read all the info about the Exchange, Scientific Meeting and Council here: ENTOG Greece Invitation Letter 2021

27th EBCOG Congress 2021

The European Board and College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (EBCOG) and the Helenic Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology invite you for the 27th EBCOG Congress and the 15th National Congress os Obstetrics (HSOG) and Gynaecology that will take place in Athens, Greece, from the 2nd to the 5th of September 2021. .                                Read more about this Congress: Announcement_27EBCOG_15HSOG

Test your knowledge – EBCOG Examination

The EBCOG Examination assesses the knowledge gained by the candidates during their training in general Obstetrics and Gynaecology. The assessment is extended to the application of this knowledge to clinical cases and is based on the EBCOG training syllabus. Would you like to test your knowledge and see examples of exam questions?   1. ANTENATAL OBSTETRIC PROBLEMS – vaginal bleeding Options a. Placental abruption b. Pre-term labour c. Vasa Praevia d. Cervical Cancer e. Inevitable miscarriage f. Fetomaternal Haemorrhage g. Placenta accreta h. Placenta praevia i. Benign cervical polyp j. Pyelonephritis For each scenario described below, choose the most likely[…]

ISUOG invites you to a free webinar on 10th January 2021

ISUOG invites you to join over 40 leading experts in the field of obstetrical and gynecological ultrasound as we celebrate our 30th anniversary with a commemorative free educational webinar on 10th January (Sunday) 2021. The webinar will involve 15+ hours of non-stop learning and cover key topics in the speciality. The webinar will be the first of our series of free webinars to be delivered in 2021. Look at the program and register for the free webinar today: https://www.isuog.org/event/ultrasound-in-obstetrics-and-gynecology-the-current-state-of-the-art-around-the-world.html

EBCOG position statement on “Ethical analysis of cross-border reproductive care”

Cross border movement of couples to seek assisted conception treatments which are not available in their own countries are creating lots of ethical issues. EU countires should work together to deliver couple centered care within a legal framework. Below you can read the EBCOG position statement about this topic. ethics of cross border infertility treatment 20

EBCOG breaking news – Formative Assessment

Since 2016, EBCOG has been conducting a final summative examination for specialty trainee doctors for the award of “European Fellowship in Obstetrics and Gynaecology – EFOG-EBCOG”. Following the implementation of European Training Curriculum (PACT) by EBCOG-UEMS, trainees have requested new tools to be introduced for their interim assessment as they progress through their training. EBCOG is now introducing a formative assessment tool for doctors in early part of their specialist training. This tool will also help trainees to prepare for the final examination. This is open to both training and non training doctors all over the world and will act[…]

How to reduce the potential risk of vertical transmission of SARS-CoV-2 during vaginal delivery?

The risk of vertical transmission during vaginal delivery in COVID-19 pregnant patients is currently a topic of debate. Obstetric norms on vaginal birth assistance to reduce the potential risk of perinatal infection should be promoted by ensuring that the risk of contamination from maternal anus and faecal material is reduced during vaginal delivery. Below you can find an EBCOG position statement about this topic. EURO_11337