Scientific Programme


  • Opening Ceremony

  • 25th May 2018, 4.30 pm to 8.30 pm followed by Dinner

  • 26th May 2018, 8.30 am to 1.30 pm with Lunch & 2.30 pm to 7.30 pm with Banquet & Dinner

  • 27th May 2018, 8.30 am to 1.30 pm with Lunch

  • Closing ceremony


Scientific Programme will have a spread of the Usual and Unusual

Panel discussions
Invited lectures
Current concepts
Paper presentations

Special Sessions

  • Court room drama
  • Point counter point
  • Stump the experts


  • Reality bytes
  • Vignettes presented by YUVA
  • 5mins/ 5 slides

Translating evidence into practice

(on the ground examples from South Asia)

  1. Jhpeigo- Madhya Pradesh implementation challenges
  2. FOGSI- INDIA capacity building initiatives
  3. NirogiMatha Sri Lanka – organising systems for care
  4. Bangladesh – whats done whats desired ?
  5. WDF program in UP – reaching the unreached

Collaborations and joint scientific sessions and statements
Participating organisations – experience shared

High Profile Dialogue : Women, Development and
Health Dialogue with major stakeholders
  • Ministry of Health
  • UNFPA,
  • PSI
  • Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation,
  • Unicef
  • Media


  • The definition, classification and impact of hyperglycemia during pregnancy on maternal and fetal outcomes
  • FIGO GUIDELINES – What are the Key Messages?
  • Pre conception care and women’s health – challenges and strategies to improve compliance and care
  • Hyperglycemia in first trimester-Maternal and fetal evaluation
  • Testing in every trimester – the logic and feasibility?
  • Early diagnosis of HIP – what next – the evaluation and management algorithm
  • Co- morbid PIH and Anemia- impact on ultrasound surveillance
  • Ultrasound evaluation of Diabetic pregnancy
  • Antenatal Fetal monitoring in GDM
  • Fetal Surveillance – Ultrasound – Biometry/Dopplers, Glucose monitoring
  • Maternal Surveillance
  • OADs may be used as first line treatment after lifestyle intervention in women with GDM/DIP. /Metformin is the OAD of choice for treatment of GDM/DIP when lifestyle intervention is inadequate
  • Fetal echography-Are we routinely recommending ?
  • Assessing fetal growth and lung maturity – when, why and how to intervene
  • Intapartum management of Mother and foetus
  • Time and Mode of Intervention
  • Pre term birth in HIP – managing the mother and baby
  • Shoulder dystocia and child with Erb’s palsy.
  • Missed diagnosis of HIP – detected preoperative, intra operative complications, still birth.
  • Missed diagnosis of HIP – post-delivery fulminating perineal infection.
  • Child with mental retardation – instrumental vaginal delivery with neonatal hypoglycemia and jaundice
  • Post-partum care – challenges and strategies to improve compliance
  • Ideal Practical issues in life style counselling

Practical obstetrics in Diabetic mother

  • PPH Drills/ Shoulder Dystocia Drills,
  • Tackling difficulties in delivering macrosomic babies at Cesarean section
  • Basics of calorie calculation and medical nutrition therapy
  • Glucometer –how to use?
  • Safe Insulins and how to start and monitor?