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RANZCOG signs Memorandum of Understanding with The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada

22 June 2020

Committed to building mutually beneficial partnerships in women’s health, RANZCOG has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with The Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada (SOGC).

“SOGC and RANZCOG hereby agree to encourage and promote academic cooperation and exchange between the two respective organisations,” the MoU reads. The document also outlines the scope and procedural details of the relationship.

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The SOGC is one of Canada’s oldest national specialty organisations. Established in 1944, the SOGC has grown to over 4000 members, comprised of obstetricians, gynaecologists, family physicians, nurses, midwives, and allied health professionals working in the field of women's sexual and reproductive health.

“The Royal Australian and New Zealand College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists and the Society of Obstetricians and Gynecologists of Canada, share a common mission of advancing women’s health, and promoting excellence in the practice of obstetrics and gynaecology,” the MoU reads.

“We share a commitment to health equity within our countries and globally. As such we are committed to collaboration and working together where appropriate, in support of these shared mission, and values.”

The MoU commits both RANZCOG and SOGC to a mutual partnership, whereby we can work together on matters of common concern and importance and further our joint priorities in women’s health, through cooperation in the areas of research, education and faculty development.

RANZCOG welcomes this formal MoU with SOGC and looks forward to the sharing of ideas across the globe, in the continual pursuit of excellence in women’s health.



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