Chairman: Prof. G. I. Serour | Co-Chair: Prof. A. M. Khrouf

9 September 2021, 17h00 (Cairo, EGYPT - GMT+2)


Prof. Jamal Fikri (Morocco)

Professor of Gynecology and Head of Post Graduate Degree on Reproductive Médecine at Abulcassis University Rabat Morocco, Prof. Fikri is also President of College Marocain de Fertilité.

(17h10 Session 1: Mullerian Anomalies and Reproduction)

Prof. Felice Petraglia (Italy)

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology and Director of the Residency Program in Obstetrics and Gynecology, University of Florence and Chair of the Division of Obstetrics and Gynecology and of Department of Maternity and Infancy, Careggi University Hospital, Florence.

(17h35 Session 2: Adenomyosis: a specific care from ART to delivery)

Prof. Yakoub Khalaf (United Kingdom)

Professor of Reproductive Medicine & Surgery, Guy's & St. Thomas' Hospital and King's College, London. Head of Fertility Services and Director of Assisted Conception Unit & Centre for PGD and a Member of the Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority Board, he is also the Chair of the HFEA Scientific and Clinical Advances Advisory Committee.

(18h00 Session 3: Uterine fibroids and infertility - a heterogeneous entity: a personalized care)

Prof. Amr El-Shalakany, MD FRCOG

Professor of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ain Shams University, Cairo and Secretary General of the Egyptian Fertility and Sterility Society (EFSS). Prof. Shalakany also holds the position of the Regional representative (North Africa) & Board member of the AFFS.

(18h25 Session 4: The hidden part of the endometrium - implications in RIF: Clinical aspect and practical implications)

Prof. Silke Dyer (South Africa)

Obstetrician and gynaecologist and reproductive medicine subspecialist.

Prof. Dyer is the Director of ANARA (the African Network and Registry for Assisted Reproductive Technologies) and a member of the board of International Committee Monitoring Assisted Reproductive Techniques (ICMART). She serves on the Science and Technology Advisory Group, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Research, of the World Health Organization, and on the Education Committee of the International Federation of Fertility Societies.

She is in fulltime clinical-academic practice at Groote Schuur Hospital and the Faculty of Health Sciences, University of Cape Town, where she is Head of the Reproductive Medicine Unit and Deputy Head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology. She is an observer of the Committee of the Southern African Society of Reproductive Medicine and Gynaecological Endoscopy and Chair of SARA, the South African Registry for Assisted Reproductive Technologies.

(18h50 Session 5: ANARA: North Africa update report)

Dr. Abdelhamid Benmachiche (Algeria)

Member of Algerian Society for Reproductive Medicine and American Society for Reproductive Medicine.

Since 2003, he has been a staff member of the IVF center Ibn Rochd, Constantine, with major interests in reproductive medicine and endometriosis.

Since 2014, Dr Benmachiche has been interested in the field of GnRH agonist trigger as well as luteal phase support in ART and is involved in several research projects on this topic. He has published many papers in international journals, and collaborates as a reviewer for different journals.

(19h05 Take home message)

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