RCOG 2017
JOINT RCOG / UNIVERSITY OF CAPE TOWN EVENT

Partners

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG)

The Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RCOG) works to improve health care for women everywhere, by setting standards for clinical practice, providing doctors with training and lifelong learning, and advocating for women's health care worldwide.



University of Cape Town (UCT)

The Department of Obstetrics & Gynaecology in the Faculty of Health Sciences at the University of Cape Town (UCT) boasts a proud history of innovation. Established in 1920, it is the oldest such department in the country and is currently headed by Professor Lynette Denny. The frst South African obstetric ultrasound unit was created by the Department in 1970. This unit continues to function as a multi-disciplinary fetal medicine unit.



International Society or Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG)

The International Society or Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynecology (ISUOG) is a professional membership association and charity that aims to improve women's healthcare services through the provision and broad dissemination of the highest quality education and research information around ultrasound in obstetrics and gynaecology.



African Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (AFOG)

AFOG is the African arm of the Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (FIGO) and is a very young organisation established in 2012 and registered in 2013. Since inauguration, AFOG in partnership with O&G societies have held meetings in different countries in Africa.



South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (SASOG)

The South African Society of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists, was formed in 1946. From the onset the aim was to form a uniting body for gynaecologists. Initially and for many years the main objectives were to organise congresses and meetings, to negotiate for a proper fee structure and to make comments on obstetrical and gynaecological training in South Africa.



International Society of Obstetric Medicine (ISOM)

ISOM brings together the diverse range of clinicians and researchers with an interest in the care of pregnant women with underlying medical disorders.



South African Society for Ultrasound in Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SASUOG)

As a voluntary not for gain society founded in 1990, SASUOG consists of a diverse group of health care professionals involved in ultrasound scanning related to women's health issues, including specialist obstetrician- gynaecologists, general practitioners, sonographers and nurses. SASUOG's main objectives are the provision of education regarding advances in ultrasound diagnosis in women and prenatal screening as well as the provision of guidance regarding safe standards for ultrasound practice in South Africa.



RCOG World Congress Partners