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The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists (RANZCOG) is hosting a series of online webinars on COVID-19 and O&G for Pacific O&G specialists, trainees, midwives and others working in women’s health in the Pacific. These webinars are being organised with the support of the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH) and the Pacific Community (SPC).

Link to recording of the first webinar held on Tuesday 26 May 2020 @6pm Fiji time.

Webinar Topic: COVID-19 and O&G

Presentations included:

  1. An Introduction to COVID-19 in Pregnancy for Resource-Limited Environments by Dr Rebecca Mitchell (Chair), O&G and member of RANZCOG Global Health Committee
  2. COVID-19 – The Impact of the Virus and the Fear of the Virus on Women’s Health in Papua New Guinea by Professor Glen Mola, Head of O&G Department, UPNG SMHS
  3. Safeguarding Access to Sexual and Reproductive Health Services in the Face of COVID Pandemic by Dr Pulane Tlebere, RH Technical Advisor, UNFPA Pacific Sub-Regional Office

The aim was to share how COVID might impact SRH access and outcomes and what the Pacific is doing to mitigate the effects of COVID-19 on SRH. Should you have any queries regarding this webinar please contact Ms Carolyn Poljski, Senior Coordinator, Global Health, RANZCOG via email: globalhealth [at] (globalhealth[at]ranzcog[dot]edu[dot]au) or phone +61 3 9412 2926.