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Day 1: RCOG World Congress 2014

See Day 1 highlights below and for more details about the Congress please go to and follow #RCOG2014 on Twitter.


  1. Delegates enjoying the welcome dinner in Hyderabad after a big first day at Congress.
  2. The Inaugural Ceremony in Hyderabad, over 3,000 delegates present.
  3. The Hon APJ Abdul Kalam, former president of the Republic of India (2002-2007) gives inaugural address. Known popularly known as the ‘people's president’, APJ Abdul Kalam is considered a progressive mentor, innovator and visionary for his distinguished contribution to the scientific research and modernisation of defence technology in India.
  4. RCOG VP Dr Paul Fogarty greets special guest Mr Andrew McAllister ahead of the Inaugural Ceremony.
  5. Paul Fogarty with Andrew McAllister, British High Commissioner in Hyderabad
    Paul Fogarty with Andrew McAllister, British High Commissioner in Hyderabad
  6. RCOG President, David Richmond, and CEO, Ian Wylie, meet Sister Lillian Therese.
  7. RCOG releases new Green Top Guideline on the management of thalassaemia in pregnancy.
  8. Delegates at RCOG 2014 Congress
    Delegates at RCOG 2014 Congress
  9. Meet the experts on hand at the RCOG stand to answer any delegate questions about RCOG initiatives:
  10. Medical Training Initiative with Jackie Tay
  11. StratOG with Uma Rajesh
  12. Labour, birth and the immediate postnatal period is the most dangerous time for mothers and their newborn babies, and there is more that medical professionals need to do to help reduce mortality rates around the world, said FIGO President Professor Sir Sabaratnam Arulkumaran in his plenary lecture.
  13. BJOG Editor-in-Chief Khalid Khan, below, talks about the dissemination of science in social media.