AFRH

The Association for Fertility & Reproductive Health (AFRH) is a non-governmental association, geared towards the enhancement of quality education and service in reproductive health. The association seeks to continuously create awareness, enhance the education, facilitate research studies and disseminate learning's among all stakeholders involved in Nigeria as well as globally.

THE AFRH CONFERENCE 2018

The 8th AFRH International Conference, 2018 brings with it an unparalleled panache and style in the edification of her stakeholders. Lagos State chapter, once again is proud to play host to this premier medical conference in the advancement of reproductive health. This year, the Conference will host over 800 delegates with attendance from Nigeria, other African countries, United Kingdom, United States of America and Asia.

Expected Participants

Each year sees an upward surge of attendance from various sectors of the society ranging from students to executives who are in the medical sector or supporting field. They include, Obstetricians, Gynecologists, Medical Doctors, Surgeons, Physicians, Embryologists, Ultrasonographers, Pharmacists, Medical Lab Scientists/Technicians, Health Regulators, Nurses, Medical Equipment Service Providers, Counselors, Physiotherapists, FMCG Manufacturers, Legal personnel, Medical Students, Educational Institutions, Medical Associations, Financial organizations, Insurance organizations, etc

Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Local Organising Chairman

AFRH LOC WELCOME SPEECH

"It is with great honour and pleasure that I invite you to the 8th Annual International AFRH 2018 Conference. This amalgamation of great minds within our ever-growing specialization is intended to break "New Frontiers in A.R.T."- the focus theme for this year's conference.

This conference promises to be extraordinary in all spheres, as we hope to impact knowledge to participants from masters of various fields of specialization in reproductive medicine. We also hope to foster improved bonding via creation of networking opportunities as we have invited a plethora of renowned stakeholders within and outside our country, Nigeria. We have a great outline of activities that will make this conference one to remember!

On behalf of the President of the Association and the governing council together with my committee members, I welcome you to Lagos, the centre of excellence and enjoin you to relish the 2018 conference as well as take in the great aura the new improved megacity presents."

ABOUT AFRH INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE 2018

The 8th AFRH International Conference, 2018 brings with it an unparalleled panache and style in the edification of her stakeholders. Lagos State chapter, once again is proud to play host to this premier medical conference in the advancement of reproductive health. This year, the conference will host over 800 delegates with attendance from Nigeria, other African countries, UK, USA and Asia.

The local organizing committee welcomes you to this year's conference tagged 'AFRH LAGOS 2018'


CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

26th Sept. 2018: On-site Registration / Pre-Congress Workshop/Welcome cocktail

27th Sept. 2018: Scientific session / Opening Ceremony / Exhibition / AGM

28th Sept. 2018: Scientific session / Gala & Awards Night


FEE SCHEDULE

Standard Fee
Non Member/Doctors - 65,000
Member/Doctors - 60, 000
Non Member/Non Doctors - 55,000
Member/Non Doctors - 50,000
Student - 20,000


Early Bird
Non Member/Doctors - 60,000
Member/Doctors - 55, 000
Non Member/Non Doctors - 50,000
Member/Non Doctors - 45,000
Student - 20,000


Call for Abstract

OUR SPEAKERS

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Dr. Francisco Carmona

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

Dr. F. Carmona is, from 2006, the Chief of the Gynecology Service of the Hospital Clinic of Barcelona a tertiary Hospital associated with the University of Barcelona. Read Full Profile Here

Dr. Francisco Carmona

Specialist in Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Prof. Joyce Harper

Human Genetics and Embryologist

Joyce Harper is Professor of Human Genetics and Embryology at University College London in the Institute for Women's Health.

Read Full Profile Here
Prof. Joyce Harper

Human Genetics and Embryology

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Dr. Nasser Al-Asmar

Scientific Advisor at Igenomix

Nasser Al-Asmar received his Bachelor's degree in Pharmacy, and a Master Degree in Biotechnology of Human Assisted Reproduction at Valencia University (Spain).

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Dr. Nasser Al-Asmar

Scientific Advisor at Igenomix

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Dr. Panayiotis Michael Zavos

World class reproductive specialist

Prof. Dr. Panayiotis Zavos is a highly educated and motivated individual.

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Dr. Panayiotis Michael Zavos

World class reproductive specialist

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Professor Robert J Norman

Professor for Reproductive and Periconceptual Medicine

Subspecialist in reproductive medicine (CREI) and in endocrine biochemistry (FRCPA).

Read Full Profile Here
Professor Robert J Norman

Professor for Reproductive and Periconceptual Medicine

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Dr. Carolyn B Coulam, MD

Director of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Research.

Subspecialist in obstetrics and gynecology and in the sub-specialty of reproductive endocrinology.

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Dr. Carolyn B Coulam, MD

Director of Recurrent Pregnancy Loss and Research.

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Dr Ibrahim Wada (OON)

MBBS, MFFP, FRCOG, FWACS, FICS, MBA

Founder, Nisa Premier Hospital, a dedicated fertility and assisted conception unit. Pioneer in in-vitro fertilization (IVF). Read Full Profile Here

Dr Ibrahim Wada (OON)

MBBS, MFFP, FRCOG, FWACS, FICS, MBA

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Dr Lateef Akinola

PhD, MBA, FRCOG

Consultant IVF specialist, Gynecologist and Obstetrician.

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Dr Lateef Akinola

PhD, MBA, FRCOG

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Dr Silke Dyer

Specialist in Reproductive Medicine

Dr Silke Dyer is a senior specialist in the Reproductive Medicine Unit at Groote Schuur Hospital and the University of Cape Town.

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Dr Silke Dyer

Specialist in Reproductive Medicine

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Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Dr. Ajayi has authored and published many scientific publications in both local and international journals

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Dr. Abayomi Ajayi

Specialist in Obstetrics & Gynaecology

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Professor Gerald Schatten

Director of the Division of Developmental and Regenerative Medicine

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Cell Biology etc.

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Professor Gerald Schatten

Professor of Obstetrics, Gynecology and Reproductive Sciences, Cell Biology

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Dr. Chris Danga

Fellow of Clinical Embryology.

Expert in Pre-Implantation Genetic Diagnosis (PGD)

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Dr. Chris Danga

Fellow of Clinical Embryology.

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Dr. Edmond Edi-Osagie

Consultant Gynaecologist

Expert in Reproductive Medicine and Surgery Read Full Profile Here

Dr. Edmond Edi-Osagie

Consultant Gynaecologist

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Varkha Chulani

Clinical Psychologist

Varkha Chulani is a Clinical Psychologist and an expert in the psychology of peak performance .

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Varkha Chulani

Clinical Psychologist

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Dr. Newton Walter Okoh

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Consultant Obstetrician/Gynaecologist and Fertility expert at George's Memorial Medical Centre, Lekki Phase 1, Lagos

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Dr. Newton Walter Okoh

Consultant Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

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Dr. Richardson Adedayo Ajayi

Renowned Obstetrician and Gynecologist

The Managing Director of The Bridge Clinic

Read Full Profile Here
Dr. Richardson Adedayo Ajayi

Renowned Obstetrician and Gynecologist

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Professor Mahesh Choolani

Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

Professor Mahesh Choolani is one of Singapore's leading Obstetricians & Gynaecologists.

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Professor Mahesh Choolani

Obstetricians & Gynaecologists

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Professor Yutaka Osuga

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

Leading physician scientist in Obstetrics and Gynecology in Japan.

Read Full Profile Here
Professor Yutaka Osuga

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

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Iniobong Secundus Ejeliogu

Fertility Nurse/Acupuncturist Read Full Profile Here
Iniobong Secundus Ejeliogu

Fertility Nurse/Acupuncturist

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Prof. Oluwarotimi I. Akinola

SOGON President

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynaecology

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Prof. Oluwarotimi I. Akinola

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology

EXHIBITIONS

Download Conferfence Brochure

Go to Exhibition Page

REGISTER FOR THE CONFERENCE

AFRH Conference is open to everyone who has interest in, and understanding of, reproductive biology and medicine.


 

AFRH CONFERENCE LAGOS 2018; PROGRAMME

DAY 0: WEDNESDAY 26TH SEPTEMBER, 2018:

ARRIVALS / REGISTRATION
PRECONFERENCE WORKSHOPS ON:- PGD/PGS: 10.00AM - 3.00PM
ULTRASOUND IN ART: 10.00AM - 3.00PM

6.00PM: WELCOME COCKTAIL / BOAT CRUISE?

 

DAY 1: THURSDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

7.30AM- 8.00AM: - ARRIVALS AND REGISTRATION
7.55AM :SAFETY TIPS : DR KEHINDE BAMGBOPA
SESSION 1:
Chairman: PROF. OSATO GIWA-OSAGIE / CO-CHAIRMAN DR. BENEDICT EKAIDEM
8.00AM-8.30AM: REGISTRY AND REGULATION NIGERIAN UPDATE BY Dr. FAYE IKETUBOSIN
8.30AM-9.00AM: REGISTRY AND REGULATION AFRICAN UPDATE BY PROF. SILKE DYER
9.00AM-9.30AM: REGULATION OF ART IN NIGERIA: ROLE OF PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS BY PROF. IRETI AKINOLA
9.30AM-12.00 NOON: OFFICIAL OPENING CEREMONY AND KEYNOTE ADDRESSES /TEA BREAK)

DAY 1: THURSDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (Cont.)

OPENING CEREMONY
9.30AM-9.35AM: WELCOME ADDRESS BY LOC CHAIRMAN, DR. ABAYOMI AJAYI
9.35AM-9.40AM: ADDRESS BY AFRH PRESIDENT, DR FAYE IKETUBOSIN
9.40AM-10.00AM: ADDRESS BY SPECIAL GUEST OF HONOUR
10.00AM- 10.40 AM : (KEYNOTE ADDRESS 1) IVF ADJUNCTS: AN OVERVIEW BY PROF. JOYCE HARPER
10.40AM- 11:10AM: TEA BREAK (KEYNOTE ADDRESS 2) :

SESSION 2: Chairman: DR. ADEYEMI-BERO / Co-Chairman MRS. BIOLA ADEWUSI.
11.10AM-11.40AM: - PRE-CONCEPTION HEALTH BY PROF. ROBERT NORMAN
11.40PM-12.10PM: STUDY OF ENDOMETRIAL RECEPTIVITY AND MICROBIOME BY DR. NASSER AL-ASMAR PINAR
12.10PM -12.40PM-: ART ETHIC IN NIGERIA: THE JOURNEY SO FAR BY DR. RICHARDSON AJAYI

DAY 1: THURSDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (Cont.)

12.40PM 1.10PM-: UNANSWERED QUESTIONS IN IVF ETHICS BY MS. VARKHA CHULANI
1.10PM-1.50PM CONTROVERSY SESSION: DAY THREE VERSUS DAY FIVE EMBRYO TRANSFER:
1.50PM-2.00PM: INDUSTRY SPONSORED PRESENTATION (Premium spot)
2.00PM-3.00PM:-: LUNCH
SESSION 3:
Chairman: PROF JOHN IKIMALO / Co-Chairman DR. IKENNA EMEKA

3.00PM-3.30PM: NON INVASIVE PRENATAL TESTING BY PROF. MAHESH CHOOLANI
3.30PM-4.00PM: - ACUPUNCTURE AND ART BY Mrs. INIOBONG EJELIOGU
4.00PM-4.30PM: ATTAINING AN OHSS-FREE CLINIC: MYTH OR REALITY BY DR. NEWTON OKOH
4.30PM-5.00PM: COUNSELING IN GAMETE DONATION IN NIGERIA BY...

DAY 1: THURSDAY 27TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (Cont.)

SESSION 4:
(INDUSTRY SPONSORED PRESENTATIONS) : Chairman: Dr ADEWUNMI ADEYEMI-BERO / Co-Chair MRS. BOBO KAYODE

5.00PM-5.15PM:
5.15PM-5.30PM:
5.30PM-5.45PM:
5.45PM-6.00PM:
6.00PM: CLOSING
6.00PM-7.30PM: AFRH AGM

DAY 2: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018

7.30AM- 8.00AM: - ARRIVALS AND REGISTRATION
7.55AM: SAFETY TIPS: DR KEHINDE BAMGBOPA
SESSION 5:
Chairman: PROF. IRETI AKINOLA/ Co-Chairman DR IBRAHIM WADA

8.00AM-8.30AM: CURRENT OVUM FREEZING METHODS BY DR. CHRISTOFER DANGA
8.30AM-9.00AM: FERTILITY PRESERVATION: A GLOBAL OVERVIEW OF OPTIONS FOR WOMEN AND MEN DR. EDMOND EDI-OSAGIE
9.00am-9.30AM: FERTILITY PRESEVATION IN NIGERIA: TIME FOR A PARADIGM SHIFT DR. ABAYOMI AJAYI
9.30AM-10.00AM : TEA BREAK!

DAY 2: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (cont.)

SESSION 6:
Chairman: Prof. OLADAPO ASHIRU / Co-Chairman MRS. ROSE OGECHE

10AM- 10.30AM:- PRE-IMPLANTATION GENETIC TESTING (PGT) IN IVF BY PROF. JOYCE HARPER
10.30AM-11AM:- PGT IN NIGERIA: BEYOND SICKLE CELL AND SEX SELECTION. BY DR. IBRAHIM WADA
11.00AM- 11.30 AM: GENETIC FACTORS IN IVF FAILURES BY DR. CAROLYN COULAM
11.30AM -12NOON: GENE EDITING IN IVF BY PROF. GERALD SCHATTEN

DAY 2: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (cont.)

SESSION 7:
Chairman: DR. RICHARD AJAYI / Co-Chairman MR FEMI OLAIFA

12NOON-12.30PM: FIBROID IN IVF: AN UPDATE BY DR. ELIZABET STEWART
12.30PM - 1.00PM:: SURGICAL MANAGEMENT OF ENDOMETRIOSIS PRIOR TO ART. BY DR. FRANSCIS CARMONA
1.0PM- 1.30PM MANAGENT OF MALE INFERTILITY: CURRENT AND FUTURE PROSPECTS. BY PROF. PANOS ZANOS
1.30PM-2.00PM: GENETIC MALE INFERTILITY AND ART INTERVENTIONS BY DR. AKINOLA
2.00PM-3.00PM: LUNCH / MEET THE EXPERTS:

DAY 2: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (cont.)

SESSION 8:
Chairman: DR. ABAYOMI AJAYI / Co-Chairman DR. OKONTA

3.00-3.30PM : PGS BY NGS AND NIPGS, THE STATE OF THE ART BY DR. NASSER AL-ASMAR PINAR
3.30PM-4.00PM : ETHICS OF GENETIC TESTING IN ART BY...
4.00PM PARALLEL SESSIONS PROGRAMME: ABSTRACTS PRESENTATION
SESSION 9:
Chairman: Dr ADYEMI-BERO / Co-Chairman Dr. BAMGBOPA

3.00PM-3.15PM:
3.15PM-3.30PM:
3.30PM-3.45PM:
3.45PM-4.00PM:

DAY 2: FRIDAY 28TH SEPTEMBER, 2018 (cont.)

SESSION 10:
Chairman: Dr. AKINOLA / Co-Chairman Ms. AKEMINI UMANA

4.00PM-4.15PM:
4.15PM-4.30PM:
4.30PM-4.45PM:
4.45PM-5.00PM:
SESSION 11:
Chairman: Dr. MAKWE / Co-Chairman Dr. O. MAKEWU

5.00PM-5.15PM:
5.15PM-5.30PM:
5.30PM-5.45PM:
5.45PM-6.00PM:
6.00PM CLOSING
7.00PM: RED CARPET / GALA NITE

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