From October 15-19, the FIGO World Congress of Gynecology and Obstetrics will take place in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Fistula Care Plus is actively participating, with a pre-formed panel as well as 15 free communication session (FCS) presentations. Join us on October 19 for a panel on Cesarean section safety in low-resource settings: Ensuring quality in a context of rapidly increasing volume. The panel will be held from 10:30 am – 12:00 pm in Room 202A, and panelists include:
Chairperson: Dr. Vandana Tripathi, Fistula Care Plus (FC+) Project at EngenderHealth
1. Dr. Francesca Cavallaro, London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine. Cesarean section provision in low-resource settings: Who, where, why – global trends from DHS and SPA data.
2. Dr. Lauri Romanzi, FC+ Project at EngenderHealth. Preventing obstetric and iatrogenic fistula: The role of a safe surgery ecosystem.
3. Dr. John Varallo, Jhpiego. The right procedure for the right person: Clinical decision making for operative delivery/The surgical, obstetric, and anesthesia (SAO) workforce: Global challenges and solutions from Ethiopia and Tanzania.