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Fiji WFUMB COE

Fiji WFUMB COE

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ABOUT COE FIJI

The FijiCOE was established in September 2019

COE FIJI TEAM

Co-Director: Raymond Keshwan, Head of Department of Medical Imaging Science, CMNHS, FNU, Fiji View Raymond's C.V. here
Co-Director: Komal Kritika Singh, Port Moresby General Hospital View Komal's C.V. here

COE COURSES

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COE FIJI REPORTS

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Philippines WFUMB COE

Philippines WFUMB COE

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ABOUT COE PHILIPPINES

The Philippines COE was established in September 2019

COE PHILIPPINES TEAM

Co-Director: Patria Cecilia C. Martinez.
For C.V. Click here

Co-Director: Bee Giok K. Tan-Sales, M.D., FPARM, FACSM, MBAH, CCD, RMSK
For C.V. Click here

COE UPCOMING EVENTS

An AFSUMB Endorsed, GE Supported, Pre-Convention Workshop and PSUCMI – USP Collaboration: Advances in Techniques in the Changing Landscape of Ultrasound Practice in the Philippines.
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COE PHILIPPINES REPORTS

All WFUMB COE's are required to provide yearly activity reports:
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Albania WFUMB COE

Albania WFUMB COE

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ABOUT COE ALBANIA

Based in Tirana, Albania.
Date of admission: May 2019

COE ALBANIA TEAM

President- Dr. Ada Myrto ( Gastroenterologist) - Secretary- Dr. Blerina Saraci ( Radiologist) -Treasory holder- Ilir Alimehmeti ( Endocrinologist)

See the signed COE agreement here >>

EDUCATION PLAN 2020

6 courses for medical physician (groups of 10 participants) with 3 modules each.
2 summer schools for students (groups of 10 participants) with 1 module each.
1 ultrasound conference, 100 participants.

The dates are : First course for medical physician
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 10 -11-12 –Jan -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal , gyn Ultrasound -17-18-19 –Jan-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –24-25-26 –Jan 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Second course
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 07 -08-09 –Feb -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal , gyn Ultrasound -14-15-16 –Feb-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –21-22-23 –Feb 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Third course
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 06 -07-08 –Mar -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal , gyn Ultrasound -13-14-15 –Mar-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –20-21-22 –Mar 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Fourth course
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 03 -04-05 –Apr -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal , gyn Ultrasound -10-11-12 –Apr-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –17-18-19 –Apr 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Fifth course
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 09 -10-11 –Oct -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal , gyn Ultrasound -16-17-18 –Oct-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –23-24-25 –Oct 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Sixth course
Module 1 – Abdominal Ultrasound – 06 -07-08 –Nov-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 2- Thyroidea gl, scrotal, gyn Ultrasound -13-14-15 –Nov-2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana
Module 3- Pediatric Ultrasound –20-21-22 –Nov 2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

First summer school Abdominal Ulrasound -26-27-28 –Jun -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Second summer school Abdominal Ulrasound -04-05-06–Sep -2020/3D Panel Clinic Tirana

Ultrasound Conference 15-16 – May-2020/ Plazza Hotel Tirana

Signing the COE agreement by president Ada Myrto for Albania
Signing of Albania as 14 th WFUMB COE
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Mongolia WFUMB COE

Mongolia WFUMB COE

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ABOUT MONGOLIA ….

Mongolia is a landlocked country bordered by Russia to the north and China to the south, east and west. By the end of 2016, Mongolia has a population of 3,119,900 spread over an area of 1,566 460 sq/km giving a population density of 1.99 per sq/km. 68.9% of the total population live in cities and the remaining 31.1% reside in the rural areas.

The main aims of health services in Mongolia are the provision of accessible, equitable and quality services to everyone.

The priority of Mongolian health sector is to provide primary health care services to citizens. The health system of Mongolia is based on a two-tier model that provides health services at primary and secondary/tertiary levels:

• Primary health care is delivered by family health centres, soum/rural health centers and intersoum hospitals.

• Secondary health care is provided by district and aimag/provincial general hospitals, rural general hospitals.

• Tertiary health care is delivered by multispecialty central hospitals and specialized centers in capital city of Ulaanbaatar.

Patient pathways

Official patient pathway in Mongolia is based on three layer system in order to improve the system efficiency and encourage public health priority. There are some differences between the patient pathways in rural and urban areas due to the structural differences in primary health care provision, which reflects geographical circumstances.

Family health centers (FHCs), provide primary care services for the people who live in the capital city and the aimag/provincial centres, while soum/rural health centers provide a wider range of primary care services to the rural population. The primary care services include outpatient exams, primary diagnostic services, antenatal care, family planning, the prescription of essential drugs, counselling, reassessment check-ups, home visits, palliative care, referrals to district hospitals, and health education and promotion.

A peculiarity of rural PHC in Mongolia is that the soum health centers provide not only outpatient services but also inpatient services for the rural population.

This is mostly because of the geographic and demographic features of Mongolia where the rural population is sparsely distributed over a huge area and they need some inpatient services before travelling long distances to get secondary inpatient care in aimag/provincial hospitals.

The specific challenge of rural primary care is to meet the various health needs of the scattered and distant nomads.

Basic US training for primary health care practitioners

With use of portable ultrasonography machines at the primary health care settings, the need for education and training for primary health care practitioners became important.

During the Congress of WFUMB held in San Paolo in May 2013, Mongolian Society of Diagnostic Ultrasound (MSDU) put in for establishing Center of Education (COE) in Mongolia. WFUMB COE Mongolia established on 25 August 2013 at the Urguu Maternity Hospital No1 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia. Since that WFUMB COE Mongolia has conducted a training for primary health care practitioners three times a year for 3 months. 320 doctors were trained. Out of them 80 were rural doctors and 240 family doctors.

 

ABOUT COE MONGOLIA

Based at Urguu Maternity Hospital No1 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia.

COE MONGOLIA TEAM

Director: Enkhbayar Dondog - President of Mongolian Society of Diagnostic Ultrasound - View C.V here
Assistant of Director: Javkhlan Maikhuu

COE COURSES

A Workshop WFUMB COE in Mongolia on 26-27th of July, 2019 in Ulaanbaatar Mongolia. One month basic training ultrasound course for preliminary healthcare physicians and three months of Ultrasound training course is held on March and October of 2019. We are going to participate in Congress of Mongolian Radiological Society in September 2019. 

COE Web Site - click here

You can follow this COE by visiting the site www.msdu.mn or clicking on the title above.

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VIETNAM WFUMB COE

VIETNAM WFUMB COE

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Kenya WFUMB COE.

Kenya WFUMB COE.

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The COE is based in the Radiology department of the Aga Khan University hospital in Nairobi Kenya.

Regular educational programs are organized by the COE on a monthly basis. The topics are current and span the entire field of ultrasound examinations. Attendance is good and numbers are increasing.

We hold an annual conference and the last conference was attended by 110 participants; this was full capacity! Attendees came from Kenya, Uganda and Tanzania. Prof Odd Helge (President, EFSUMB) from Norway was our guest speaker.

Other educational programs include the recently concluded Visiq project. Phillips Medical Systems chose our COE to carry out the research project. Midwives with no previous experience in performing ultrasound were trained for 4 weeks at the COE using a well-structured curriculum that included both classroom teaching and hands on experience. Upon passing an exit examination, they were certified to perform basic obstetric ultrasounds with a view to identify high risk pregnancies. All scans were performed on portable Visiq ultrasound machines in three remote centers. Images and provisional reports were sent to the COE using mobile phone internet technology and validated by Radiologists. The accuracy of performing and reporting scans by midwives, as well as assessing this type of teleradiology was analyzed and the study was completed in 2016; it was recently published in UMB.

In our region, the COE has had a positive impact; here are some reasons:

a) We have improved skills for Sonographers who are practicing but require hands-on experience to perform difficult/challenging ultrasound procedures.

b) The CME lectures are popular and feedback from Sonographers is very positive. However, initially, it was only amenable to those that live in Nairobi. Sonographers from other cities find it difficult to attend. We are distributing the lectures to members of KESUMB.

c) By creating an interest in ultrasound among Radiographers, many are choosing this as their profession. There are now two training centers in Nairobi and large numbers are enrolling for the diploma courses.

Going forward, we are working on an accreditation process because we realized that there are some poorly trained Sonographers in Kenya who have been certified and are licensed to work. This poses serious challenges about patient safety. As a COE, we submitted a proposal to provide accreditation for qualified Sonographers. This will take the form of a test; those that pass will receive accreditation. Those that fail will be offered help (mainly ‘hands on’) to achieve accreditation. This idea has been floated amongst the Sonographer community and the response has been very positive. We are awaiting approval from authorities to start the accreditation process and hope to get this early next year.

ABOUT COE KENYA

The COE is based in the Radiology Department of the Aga Khan University Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya.

Address: 3rd Parklands Avenue, Nairobi, Kenya

COE KENYA TEAM

The COE Team are led by -
Director: SUDHIR VINAYAK MBChB, M.Med (KENYA) - View C.V here

COE COURSES

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Sonographers Day

We intend to hold this in February 2019. Local funding will be sought but we may request request $1000.

Accreditation of practicing Sonographers

There are some poorly trained Sonographers in Kenya who have been certified and are licensed to work. This poses serious challenges about patient safety. As a COE, we have written a proposal to provide accreditation for qualified Sonographers. This will take the form of a test; those that pass will receive accreditation. Those that fail will be offered help (mainly ‘hands on’) to achieve accreditation. This idea has been floated amongst the Sonographer community and the response has been very positive.

We are writing a proposal to WFUMB for funding in this regard as a quality assurance exercise so we can improve the skills of Sonographers.

Budget: Three rounds @ $250 per batch of 10. Total: $750

Annual Conference

This will include participation from Sonographers in other cities of Kenya and from some East African countries. This may double as a small MASU meeting. The provisional date is October 2019. Part of the activity will be ‘hands-on’ teaching.

Budget: 2 speakers to be sponsored by WFUM

THEME: Strengthening utility of ultrasound in breast imaging and interventions in LMICs.

VENUE: Aga Khan University Hospital, Lecture theatre.

FULL PROGRAMME HERE >>

COE KENYA REPORTS

All WFUMB COE's are required to provide yearly activity reports:
KENYA 2018 Report - click here >

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Moldova WFUMB COE

Moldova WFUMB COE

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The WFUMB Center of Education Chisinau is located in the Public Medical and Sanitary Institution “Republican Center of Medical Diagnostics”.

There are 6 examination rooms, equipped with premium and expert ultrasound equipment, as well as computers and printers, where different scans are performed as: abdominal, gynecologic (transvaginal), obstetrics (first trimester), superficial organs as breast and thyroid gland, prostate (transrectal), scrotum, vascular and heart. There is also a meeting room where the courses can be held and a secretariat room. Republican Center of Medical Diagnostics provides also a Conference Hall, available for scientific meetings.

ABOUT COE MOLDOVA

The activity of the WFUMB CoE Chisinau is held within the Public Medical and Sanitary Institution "Republican Center of Medical Diagnostics”
Address: Constantin Virnav str 13, MD-2025, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova
tel.: + (373 22) 888347, 725401
fax: + (373 22) 735558
e-mail: crdm@ms.md

COE MOLDOVA TEAM

List of permanent staff of WFUMB Center of Education Chisinau
Director: Dr. Serghei Puiu, MD, PhD - View C.V here
Executive director: Prof. Andrei Testemitanu, MD, PhD
Secretary: Anatol Cretu, MD
Members: Prof. Vasile Turcanu, MD, PhD Lilana Fuior-Bulhac, MD, PhD Ecaterina Puskina, MD

COE COURSES

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  1. February 2020. Hands-on training for students, radiology and OB-GYN residents. Basic gynecological ultrasound
  2. March 2020. Hands-on training for students, radiology and OB-GYN residents. Basic Training Course of the First Trimester of Gestation Ultrasound
  3. April 2020. Hands-on training for students, radiology and OB-GYN residents. Basic Training Course of the Second Trimester of Gestation Ultrasound.
  4. June 2020. Summer school. Hands-on training for gastroenterology residents and doctors. Abdominal ultrasound, from basic to advanced 
  5. October 2020. Workshop Obstetric Ultrasound.
  • 25-26 October, GYN ultrasound workshop for sonographers, gynecologists and radiologists

WFUMB CoE Chisinau hands-on training „Basic abdominal ultrasound” for gastroenterologists.

Held in 22 June 2019, Vadul lui Voda, Republic of Moldova.

Lecturers: Sergiu Puiu, Vasile Turcanu, Carolina Tambala

The event was held during the Summer School of Gastroenterology and Hepatology of Moldova, that took place on 21-22 June 2019.

In conjunction with the:

  • Gastroenterology Discipline of Internal Medicine Department of SUMPh “Nicolae Testemitanu”
  • Association for the Study of the Liver of the Republic of Moldova
  • The Gastroenterology Laboratory of the SUMPh “Nicolae Testemitanu”

The hands-on was attended by more than 100 participants (gastroenterologists and fellows in training) from Moldova and Transnistria.

The program:

Saturday, 22 June, 08.00 – 10.00, Learning area

Basic theoretical course. Introduction in abdominal ultrasound examinations. Common pathologies and special topics in abdominal ultrasound examinations

  1. Examination technique and Sonographic anatomy of the Abdominal Cavity, Sergiu Puiu
  2. Examination of the liver. Liver segments, biliary tree, portal system and vessels. Liver pathology. Diffuse changes. Focal liver lesions, Carolina Tambala
  3. Examination of the gall bladder, common bile duct. Gall bladder pathology: Stones and tumors. Bile duct pathology: Causes of obstruction, Sergiu Puiu
  4. Examination of the pancreas. Pancreas pathology. Focal lesions. Inflammatory changes, Sergiu Puiu
  5. Examination of the spleen and abdominal lymph nodes, Carolina Tambala
  6. First look at stomach and bowel – typical positions. How to find the appendix? Pathology of gastrointestinal tract, Sergiu Puiu
  7. Examination of abdominal vessels – landmarks, Carolina Tambala

Hands-on area, 10.00 – 14.00, Hands-on Training

  1. Assessment of the liver and biliary system.
  2. Assessment of the gall bladder and bile duct.
  3. Assessment of the pancreas and retroperitoneum.
  4. Assessment of the spleen and abdominal lymph nodes.
  5. Assessment of great abdominal vessels.

Basic Ultrasound Training Course in First Trimester of Pregnancy

Saturday, 08.00-14.00

Topics:

08.00 – 08.30 Basic physics of the ultrasound. Technical aspects and types of ultrasound examinations. Ultrasound applications in various fields.

Basic functionality of the machine. Basic settings of the US machine. Image optimization.

Limitations and common artifacts. The biologic effects of ultrasound on human tissue and safety issues.

  • – 09.30 Dating ultrasound, estimation of gestational age. Ultrasound features of normal early pregnancy (up to 11sa). Sonoembriology.

Assessment of embryo anatomy according to gestational age. Biometry and embryo vitality.

Twin pregnancy, chorionicity and zygosity determination.

Ultrasound features of the most common pathologies of the first trimester of pregnancy.

 

  • – 10.30 Basic knowledge of ultrasound screening of fetal chromosomal anomalies

(11- 13+6 weeks of gestation). Ultrasound markers of chromosomal pathologies.

Assessment of fetal anatomy according to gestational age. Fetal biometry.

Normal and abnormal appearances of the fetal anatomy. Common structural fetal abnormalities of the first trimester of gestation.

Ultrasound assessment of the placenta, amniotic fluid, umbilical cord and cervix. Key ultrasound features of common pathologies.

  • – 14.00 Hands-on. Ultrasound scanning in first trimesters. Aims: the trainee must be

able to:

  • Correct confirm the presence of the pregnancy;
  • Confirm the viability and determine the number of viable embryo/fetuses;
  • If twin pregnancy, accurately determine the chorionicity and amnionicity;
  • Establish accurately the gestational age;
  • Assess the gross embryo / fetal anatomy according to gestational age;
  • Ultrasound assessment of the placenta, amniotic fluid, umbilical cord and cervix.

Lecturers:  

Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Liliana Fuior, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Attendance: 

18 participants, students (sixth year) and gynecology residents of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

 

Basic training course in gynecological ultrasonography.

Saturday, 08.00-13.00

Topics:

  1. Basic physics of the ultrasound. Limitations and common artifacts. The effects of ultrasound on human tissue and safety issues.
  2. Technical aspects and types of ultrasound examinations. Ultrasound applications in various fields.
  3. Basic functionality and settings of the US machine. Image optimization.
  4. Image recognition of normal female pelvis anatomy.
  5. US assessment of the menstrual cycle (uterine and ovarian).
  6. Image recognition of common gynecological pathologies.
  7. Hands-on. Ultrasound examination of the female pelvis (abdominal/transvaginal approaches).

Lecturers:  

Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Liliana Fuior, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Attendance: 

22 participants, students (VI year), OBGYN and radiology residents of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

Basic Ultrasound Training Course in Obstetrics (second/third trimester)

Saturday, 08.00-14.00

Topics:

  1. Basic physics of the ultrasound. Technical aspects and types of ultrasound examinations.
  2. Basic functionality of the machine. Basic settings of the US machine. Image optimization. Limitations and common artifacts.
  3. The effects of ultrasound on human tissue and safety issues.
  4. Practice guidelines (ISUOG, AIUM) of the routine mid-trimester fetal ultrasound scan.
  5. Fetal biometry – dating, assessing size and estimating fetal weight.
  6. Assessing the fetal growth. Basic knowledge of the fetal growth restriction. Basic Doppler knowledge.
  7. Normal and abnormal appearances of the fetal anatomy. Ultrasound features of common structural fetal abnormalities.
  8. Twin pregnancy. Normal and abnormal appearances.
  9. Ultrasound assessment of the placenta, amniotic fluid, umbilical cord and cervix. Key ultrasound features of common pathologies.
  10. Hands-on. Ultrasound scanning in II and III trimesters.

Lecturers:  

Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau

Attendance: 

12 participants, students (sixth year) and radiology residents of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

Basic Ultrasound Training Course in Obstetrics

Topics:

  1. Basic physics of the ultrasound. Technical aspects and types of ultrasound examinations. Ultrasound applications in various fields.
  2. Basic functionality of the machine. Basic settings of the US machine. Image optimization. Limitations and common artifacts.
  3. The effects of ultrasound on human tissue and safety issues.
  4. Dating ultrasound, accurate estimation of gestational age. Sonoembriology. Normal and abnormal appearances of the embryo anatomy. Biometry and embryo vitality. Ultrasound features of the most common pathologies in first trimester.
  5. Twin pregnancy, chorionicity and zygosity determination.
  6. Basic knowledge of ultrasound screening of fetal chromosomal anomalies (11-13+6 weeks of gestation).
  7. Fetal biometry – dating, assessing size and estimating fetal weight.
  8. Normal and abnormal appearances of the fetal anatomy. Common structural fetal abnormalities. Basic knowledge of intrauterine growth restriction.
  9. Ultrasound assessment of the placenta, amniotic fluid, umbilical cord and cervix. Key ultrasound features of common pathologies.
  10. Hands-on. Ultrasound scanning in I, II and III trimesters.

Lecturers:  

Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Liliana Fuior, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Attendance: 

22 participants, students (sixth year) and radiology residents of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

Basic training course in gynecological ultrasonography.

Topics:

  1. Basic physics of the ultrasound. How the US image is generated. Limitations and common artifacts. The effects of ultrasound on human tissue and safety issues.
  2. Technical aspects and types of ultrasound examinations. Ultrasound applications in various fields.
  3. Basic functionality of the machine. Basic settings of the US machine. Image optimization.
  4. Image recognition of normal female pelvis anatomy.
  5. US assessment of the menstrual cycle (uterine and ovarian).
  6. Image recognition of common gynecological pathologies.
  7. Hands-on. Ultrasound examination of the female pelvis (abdominal approach).

Lecturers:  

Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Liliana Fuior, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Attendance: 

20 participants, students (VI year) and radiology residents of the State University of Medicine and Pharmacy “Nicolae Testemitanu”

The program:

13.00-13.30        History of Gastrointestinal Ultrasound (GIUS) and its place among modern imaging modalities, prof Harald Lutz,

13.30-14.10         New GIUS guidelines from EFSUMB and bowel scanning methodology,                                      prof Odd Helge Gilja,

14.10-14.40         GIUS, live demonstration (normal appearence),

14.40-15.00         Coffee-break

15.00-15.10        Samsung 5D Technology, a new standard in ultrasound. Chiran Denis-Mihail

15.10-15.40        Appendix, diverticuli. Appendicitis and diverticulitis, prof Dieter Nürnberg,

15.40-16.10        Inflamatory bowel disease, prof Ioan Sporea,

16.10-16.30        Complications in inflamatory bowel disease, prof Ioan Sporea, 20 min

16.30-16.50        Gastrointestinal emergencies, ileus and perforation, prof Dieter Nürnberg,

16.50-17.05        Transperineal ultrasound, prof Dieter Nürnberg,

17.05-17.35        Clinical cases,

17.35-18.00         GIUS, live demonstration (pathology),

18.00-18.20         Discussions

Lecturers:

prof Odd Helge Gilja (Bergen, Norway),

prof Dieter Nurnberg (Neuruppin, Germany),

prof Harald Lutz (Bayreuth, Germany),

prof Ioan Sporea (Timisoara, Romania)

The workshop was attended by 144 participants (sonographers, gastroenterologists, radiologists, fellows in training) from Moldova and Transnistria.

Abdominal ultrasound, from basic to advanced. 

Friday, 15 June, 15.00 – 17.00

Learning area

Basic theoretical course. Introduction in abdominal ultrasound examinations

  1. Course opening. Introduction and aims of the course. Ioan Sporea.
  2. Physics and technique – technical details at glance and setting up the machine – Sergiu Puiu
  3. Examination technique and Sonoanatomy of the Abdominal Cavity. Where to check for free fluid and gas? – Alina Popescu
  4. Examination of the liver. Liver segments, biliary tree, portal system and vessels

Hands-on Training: assessment of the liver and biliary system – Ioan Sporea

  1. Examination of the gall bladder, common bile duct – Mirela Danila

Hands-on Training: assessment of the gall bladder and bile duct

  1. Examination of the pancreas – Roxana Sirli

Hands-on Training: assessment of the pancreas and retroperitoneum

  1. Examination of the spleen and (abdominal) lymph nodes – Roxana Sirli

Hands-on Training: assessment of the spleen and (abdominal) lymph nodes

  1. First look at stomach and bowel – typical positions. – Ioan Sporea
  2. Examination of abdominal vessels – landmarks – Alina Popescu

Hands-on Training: assessment of abdominal vessels

  1. Basic pelvis and gynecology – Sergiu Puiu

Hands-on Training: assessment of pelvic organs

Saturday, 16 June, 09.00 – 13.00

Learning/Hands-on area

Pathology and special topics in abdominal ultrasound examinations

  1. Gall bladder pathology: Stones and tumours – Alina Popescu.
  2. Bile duct pathology: Causes of obstruction – Mirela Danila.
  3. Liver pathology. Diffuse changes – Ioan Sporea
  4. Liver pathology. Focal liver lesions – Mirela Danila.
  5. Pancreas pathology – focal lesions – Roxana Sirli
  6. Pancreas pathology – inflammatory changes – Alina Popescu.
  7. Pathology of gastrointestinal tract – Ioan Sporea.
  8. Tehnici interventionale in US – Ioan Sporea

Lecturers:

  • Course director:  prof. Ioan Sporea, Timisoara, Romania  
  • Faculty members:  Alina Popescu, Timisoara,
  • Romania Mirela Danila, Timisoara, Romania
  • Roxana Sirli, Timisoara, Romania
  • Sergiu Puiu, Chisinau, Republic of Moldova

Attendance 

30 participants, including 10 Timisoara gastroenterology residents, have attended the course

COE WEBSITE

You can follow this COE by visiting the site http://www.crdm.md or clicking on the title above.

COE MOLDOVA REPORTS

All WFUMB COE's are required to provide yearly activity reports:
MOLDOVA 2018 Report - click here >

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Sudan WFUMB COE

Sudan WFUMB COE

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The Sudanese Centre of Gastroenterology in Sudan opened in 2017.

ABOUT COE SUDAN

The COE Sudan is based at the WGO Khartoum Training Center in Khartoum, Sudan.

COE KENYA TEAM

The COE Team are led by -
Director: ELRAYAH MUSTAFA - View C.V here
Co-Director: SUZAN ELHAKIM - View C.V here

COE COURSES

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Critical Care Ultrasound Course.

Venue: Sudan Medical Specialization Board

Six International Conference On Mycetoma

Minatory Of Higher Education- Khartoum- Sudan

Annual GIT Ultrasound Course

Ibn Sina Hospital

Serial Activities for Post-graduate Radiologists

Police Hospital Khartoum

Musculoskletal Ultrasound For Rheumatology Post-graduates

Military Hospital -Omdurman

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TOGO WFUMB COE

TOGO WFUMB COE

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COE COURSES

COE Course: LOME COE and STUM CONGRESS

Ultrasound and Emergencies in Sub-Saharan Africa

1) Place & timing:
LOME (TOGO) 16th-18th september 2020

2) Title & topics:
– Principle of ultrasound
– Getting started with an ultrasound system
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: presentation of fetus
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: age of pregnancy
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: previa mass and previa placenta
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: retro-placental hematoma
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: uterine rupture
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: uterine rupture
– Ultrasound in the delivery room: twin pregnancy
– FAST abdominal echo: polytrauma and abdominal contusion
– FAST thoracic echo: haemothorax, thoracic contusion, hemopericardium
– FAST muscle echo: hematoma, contusion, ruptura
– Abdominal ultrasound: renal colic, acute appendicitis, hepatic colic, acute cholecystitis
– Pelvic ultrasound: Ectopic pregnancy, Beginning pregnancy, Fetal vitality, Ovarian cyst
– Chest ultrasound: Pleurisy, Pericarditis
– Ultrasound of Femoral vein, vein of the forearm and jugular vein
– Place of ultrasound applied to emergencies among complementary examinations

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PARAGUAY WFUMB COE

PARAGUAY WFUMB COE

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COE PARAGUAY TEAM

COE DIRECTOR: Ramón O. Bataglia Araújo M.D

  • Titular Professor
  • Head of the Chair – Department of Gynecologist and Obstetrics – National University School of Medicine Asuncion – Paraguay – since 2014
  • Ob-Gyn Specialist – Brasilian Medical Association (AMB) and Ob-Gyn Brasilian Federation (FEBRASGO) – Brasil – 1991. Ob-Gyn Ultrasound Specialist – Brasilian Federation Ob- Gyn (FEBRASGO) and Brasilian College of Radiology (CBR)
  • WFUMB – COE’S Director – Paraguay. Coronel Oviedo. UNCA. Caaguazu
  • Perinatology Specialist – National University School of Medicine – Asuncion, Paraguay
  • Advisory Councilor World Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology – WFUMB – 2013-2015
  • Past President Latin American Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology – FLAUS – 2011-2013
  • Past President – Paraguayan Society of Ultrasound – SPE – 2003-2005 ¬and 2005- 2007
  • Scientific Committee Member – WFUMB 2013 – Sao Paulo, Brasil. WFUMB 2015 – Orlando, USA.
  • Nomination Committee Member WFUMB 2013 – 2015
  • President – XV Latin American Federation of Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology Congress– FLAUS – Asuncion, Paraguay – 2011
  • Director in the Post Grade Specialization Course of General Ultrasound – National University of Caaguazu – Paraguay – since 2010
  • Professor and Co Chairman Post Grade and Master Course of Perinatology – Ob-Gyn – National University School of Medicine –National Board of Perinatology
  • Founder and Director of the ULTRASOUND CENTER: CEDIP – Asuncion, Paraguay, since 1991



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Cel: +595 971 155000
Office: +595 21 2171752
Email: batagliaramon@hotmail.com

Ramón O. Bataglia Araújo M.D

COE REPORT

2019 Report click here

EDUCATION EVENTS 2020

1. WFUMB COE UNCA Paraguay - November 2020

2. National Annual Workshop, National University of Caaguazu, Paraguayan Society of Ultrasound
TOPICS: Obs.Gyn US, Internal Medicine, MSK US, Vascular US.

3. November 7th Postgraduate Cource of Basic Echography for Rural Doctors
- ULTRASOUNDS MACHINE FOR PRACTICE ARE REQUIRED AS WE DEPEND ON SPONSORS

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Venezuela WFUMB COE. Est 2005

Venezuela WFUMB COE. Est 2005

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The COE WFUMB-Venezuela initiated its activities in 2005. The COE WFUMB-Venezuela is financially independent of WFUMB but maintain the initiative and commitment for education and promotion for the good practice of ultrasound.

This is a list of forthcoming programmed activities at Venezuela CoE for the last trimester of 2019 and 2020.

  • November 15-16, 2019
    Update in Doppler Limbs and Carotids. Expected: 25 attendees.
  • February 2, 2020
    Emergencies in Obstetrics. Expected: 50 attendees
  • March 7, 2020
    Doppler in Pediatrics. Expected: 50 attendees
  • June 19-20, 2020
    Update in US: Obstetrics and Perinatology. Expected: 50 attendees
  • July 25, 2020
    MSK Hands-on. Trauma and Sports Lesions. 40 attendees
  • September 18-19, 2020
    Congress and Multiple Hands-on. Expected: 200 attendees.

ABOUT COE VENEZUELA

Centre of Education in Venezuela

COE VENEZUELA TEAM

The COE Team are led by - Director: Leandro Fernandez, MD

Dr. Fernandez is Director of the Laboratory of Advanced Sonography at Instituto Medico La Floresta in Caracas and Professor of Physics and Clinical Applications of Doppler Ultrasound at SonoImagen-JUREI, which is affiliated to Jefferson Ultrasound Research and Education Institute, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, USA. He completed the Post Graduated Internship in Cardiology and Internal Medicine in 1982 and MSc in Internal Medicine in 1986 at Universidad Central de Venezuela and he has been involved with Ultrasound since 1985.

Dr. Fernandez’s primary areas of ultrasound experience are Nephro-Urology and Neurovascular. He became one of pioneers of the 3-D sonography in Latin America and has been working with 3DUS since 1997, with special dedication to non-Ob/Gyn applications, focused on Abdomen, Small Parts and Vascular.

Dr. Fernandez is affiliated to several scientific societies. He has been the recipient of important awards and recognitions such as Honorary Fellow of the American Institute of Ultrasound in Medicine and Honorary Member from the Societies of Ultrasound of Chile, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, and Peru. He received the Medal of the Latin American Federation of Societies of Ultrasound, FLAUS.

Dr. Fernandez has been very active in WFUMB activities since 2003. Presently he is Latin American Regional Director of Centers of Education. He has served in many positions on the Board of WFUMB, such Vice President 2 and 1. He was President of the World Congress WFUMB 2013, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

Dr. Fernandez is a Keynote Speaker with more than 380 lectures and facilitations of numerous meetings around the World, invited by all WFUMB affiliated Federations and Ultrasound Societies of USA, Europe, Asia, Australia and Latin America. He delivered the WFUMB Lecture in the EUROSON 2010, Denmark and in FLAUS 2011 in Paraguay.

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Uganda WFUMB COE. Est 2004

Uganda WFUMB COE. Est 2004

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Kampala WFUMB COE was launched in October 2004 with subsequent regular renewals. The aim of the WFUMB COE is to offer formal and continuing medical education (CME) courses in ultrasound.

Formal courses are offered at certificate, diploma and Bachelors and Master’s degree levels. Continuing medical education courses are offered twice a year aimed at refreshing participants’ ultrasound knowledge and skills and at training the trainers. The COE regularly sends reports of its activities to the WFUMB and communicates with other WFUMB COEs.

The COE is under UGASON (Uganda Society for Sonography). ECUREI is the training centre for the COE. ECUREI stands for “Ernest Cook Ultrasound Research and Education Institute”. Ernest Cook was British missionary brought first X-ray machine to Uganda, in year 1910.

To date the COE has trained a total of 1,040 ultrasound users since its inception in 2004. This year, the COE held its first refresher course on with the theme “Vascular Ultrasound”. The second refresher course will run on 02/09/2017 with the theme “Chest Ultrasound”.

Last year in October, ECUREI graduated its first Bachelor’s of ultrasound degree students. This year in October, ECUREI will graduate its first Masters of Diagnostic Ultrasound students.

The main challenge facing the COE is the low ratio of ultrasound machines to numbers of students. ECUREI acquired 3 ultrasound machines this year one through a donation and two purchased by ECUREI.

COE TEAM

COE Leader:    Michael Kawooya - Ernest Cook Ultrasound Research and Education Institute (ECUREI)
COE Head of Centre:   
COE Staff:

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Bangladesh WFUMB COE. Est 2004

Bangladesh WFUMB COE. Est 2004

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Due to increasing demands for education and training in ultrasonography, World Federation for Ultrasound in Medicine and Biology [WFUMB] has decided to establish ‘WFUMB Center of Excellence’ at different continents. Accordingly First “WFUMB Center of Excellence” was established in Dhaka in 2004. On 24 February 2004 an agreement was signed between the Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography [BSU] and the WFUMB for this purpose. Prof. Hiroki Watanabe-WFUMB President and Prof. Kanu Bala-BSU President signed the agreement on behalf of WFUMB and BSU.

The 19th WFUMB COE Workshop was held on 3 March 2017, Friday at the Auditorium of the National Institute of Nuclear Medicine and Allied Science, Bangabandhu Sheikh Mujib Medical University Campus, Dhaka, Bangladesh. The topic of the workshop was “Controversies in Pregnancy Ultrasound”. 152 participants attended the workshop. Prof. Byung Ihn Choi-Korea is the Chairperson of the Advisory Board of the WFUMB COEs and Prof. Kanu Bala-Bangladesh is the Director of the WFUMB Center of Education Bangladesh. Bangladesh Society of Ultrasonography is the host organization.

 

ABOUT COE BANGLADESH

The Centre of Education is based in Dhaka, Bangladesh.

Address: 10/26 EASTERN PLAZA, 9TH FLOOR HATIRPOOL, DHAKA 1205

COE BANGLADESH TEAM

COE Director: PROFESSOR KANU BALA

COE COURSES

Click on the dates and course titles below to view details ...

Workshop for the year 2020:

Theme: “Ultrasound of fetal medicine”

Date & day: 6-7 March 2020, Friday & Saturday

Venue: NINMS, BS Medical University, Dhaka

COE BANGLADESH REPORTS

All WFUMB COE's are required to provide yearly activity reports:
BANGLADESH 2018 Report - click here >

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Romania WFUMB COE. Est 2007

Romania WFUMB COE. Est 2007

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Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, “Victor Babeș” University of Medicine and Pharmacy Timişșoara

 

The WFUMB Center of Excellence Romania was established in 2007 and it is located in Timişoara. It has also been an EFSUMB Ultrasound Learning Centre since 2014.

The ultrasound learning activities in Timisoara have a long tradition, since 1995, and until now more than 1500 physicians started their ultrasound experience in our center under the supervision of the center’s members.

Every year the center organize 2 courses of general ultrasound, 3 months each, several courses for students.

Since 2007 we had organized also eleven annual workshops with different topics: Interventional ultrasound, Contrast enhanced ultrasound, Ultrasound in Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Elastography, Ultrasound in Emergencies, Clinical Abdominal Ultrasound, etc.

In 2008 our center was the organizer of EUROSON 2008, an event that brought together over 1,000 participants interested in ultrasonography, from 43 countries.

In 2013 we have organized the first EFSUMB Endorsed Course via telemedicine, involving 2 centers: Timişșoara, Romania and Szeged, Hungary.

In 2016 we organized together with Chişinău Ultrasound Learning Center from Moldova the first workshop in cooperation with WFUMB.

We shall continue our educational activities in ultrasonography and our center is open for everybody that wants to learn ultrasound or looks to improve their experience.


Visit the COE dedicated website at > www.ulctimisoara.ro

 

COE TEAM

COE Leader:   Ioan Sporea
COE Head of Centre:   
COE Staff:

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