AOGU Scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting
The Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU) is a registered non-profit, professional organization with a mandate is to promote professionalism, undertake research, represent its members at local, regional, international level and champion Sexual Reproductive Health & Rights of the people in the region
Vision: To be a leading champion of quality reproductive health in the region.
Mission: Provide good leadership at all levels, for quality reproductive health in the region.
Core values and principles:
- Professionalism: members of AOGU shall adhere to their professional code of conduct and ethics in performance of their duties as prescribed for the medical field in general and for the obstetrics and gynecology profession in particular. AOGU shall provide fair treatment to all clients irrespective of gender, religion, race, ability or ethnic background.
- Transparency and accountability: members shall be open when providing reproductive health respect and answerable for their actions or inactions.
- Responsiveness: AOGU and its members shall be responsive to the expectations and needs of its members, partners and communities in a timely manner.
- Innovation: members of AOGU shall always explore new and creative ways of maximizing AOGU contribution to RH service delivery for the benefit of Ugandans through research.
- Dynamism: both the individual members and the association as a whole shall handle the affairs of the association with vitality, energy and enthusiasm.
- Teamwork and commitment: AOGU members shall work together as responsible and loyal members of the corporate family.
- Partnership: AOGU will work closely with key partners in RH to contribute to sustainable human development and improvement of the quality of life.
- Standards and quality: AOGU shall promote and maintain standards and quality in reproductive health service delivery.
- Partnerships: AOGU has nurtured partnerships with the Society of Obstetrics and Gynaecology of Canada (SOGC), Social Justice Fund, Canada, Save the Children in Uganda, White Ribbon Alliance, Uganda Christian University Mukono, Uganda Private Midwives Association, African Midwives Research Network (AMRN), Action AID Uganda, Child Health and Development Centre, Makerere University, Regional Centre for Quality of Health Care , Baylor, Infectious disease institute and many more others interested in improving reproductive health.
The Association of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists of Uganda (AOGU) is holding its annual scientific Conference and Annual General Meeting (AGM) this year from 24th – 25th Sept, 2015.
The theme of this year is:
Professionalism & Partnership in Reproductive Health: The Key to Sustainable Development.
Deliberations at the conference will cover the following sub-themes:
Capacity building in Reproductive health; Advocacy for Reproductive Maternal&Newborn Care Health (RMNCH); Quality Assurance Service Delivery; Professionalism; Ethics Policy and legal issues; Partnership in service delivery; International Relations.
The conference will attract Obstetricians, Pediatricians, Anesthesiologists, Midwives & RH activists to share current and future directions in the thematic areas.