SAFOG ONCOLOGY committee report 2022

Dr Aliya B. Aziz


Dr Bhagyalaxmi Nayak


Dr Niranjan Chavan
Oncology committee member


Dr Tahira Yasmeen
Oncology committee member


Prof. Sabera Khatun
Oncology committee member


Dr. Kirtipal Subedi
Oncology committee member


Dr. Chinthana Hapuarachchi
Oncology committee member

Sri Lanka

Dr Inaya Abdul Raheem
Oncology committee member


Dr Ugyen Tshomo
Oncology committee member


The Oncology committee had been very active in various academic activities throughout last two years.

1. Webinar on First Anniversary Cervical Cancer Elimination Day

Dr.Aliya introducd & invited Dr. Rohana for welcome address , followed by address of guests Dr. CherianVarghese SEARO WHO,Dr. Partha Basu IARC WHO, Dr. S Shanthakumari President FOGSI , Dr.Sarikapan Wilailak Chair Oncology Committee AOFOG attended as Guest.
Virtual Release by Dr Rohana & Dr. Latif of SAFOG Oncology Committee Note

Dr. Rohana announced names for felicitation from all SAFOG countries for their commendable effort in cervical cancer elimination. Dr. Usha Saraiya, India, Dr. Sheela Verma Nepal, Dr. Jumailath Begum Maldives, Dr. Kanishka Karunaratne SriLanka, Dr. Ferdousi Begum Bangladesh, Dr. Haleema Yasmeen from Pakistan and Dr. Chuni Selden – Bhutan.

It was very inspiring to hear from the felicitants their experience on cervical cancer elimination in their countries. Video message from Ms Nandita Das and Ms Sai Bollywood Actor. Dr. Niranjan thanked them & finally vote of thanks was rendered by Dr. Bhaskar Pal

2. Webinar on world cancer day – a big success with eminent speakers from around the globe

1. Webinar on the theme of ovarian cancer- important topics and great attendance

2. Educational grant accepted by SEARO WHO for enhancing skills of gynaecologists in Mizoram region east India.

Training in progress

3. Workshop in Silver Jubilee SAFOG congress Colombo Srilanka September, 2022

Workshop in progress

4. SAFOG Oncology Online quiz

Participants: 203 OBGYN trainees and Gynaecology oncology fellows in training in different SAFOG countries.

Learning outcomes:

  1. This quiz assessed their knowledge on various aspects of prevention and treatment of cervical cancers.
  2. Also, it helped creating awareness about WHO elimination strategies.

Quiz had two rounds.

  1. Was played on KAHOOT and comprised of twenty-five questions. (All registered trainees participated in this round).
  2. The top four participants and their teams then participated in another quiz based on the JEOPARDY game.