Obstetrics and Gynecology Branch|

About the branch:

The Branch of Obstetrics and Gynecology is a leading institution in all aspects of women’s health with nationally recognized programs in obstetrics and gynecology including high risk pregnancy, reproduction genetics, gynecology, breast disease, infertility, contraception and cancer. Faculty members also have expertise in subspecialty areas such as gynecologic urology, infectious diseases and genetics.

The Teaching Staff of the Branch:

Prof.Dr. Sawsan Talib SalmanHead of Branch
Ass.Lec.Shahad Khudhair KhalafThe branch supervisor
Prof.Dr.Ali Hassan MohammadTeaching staff
Prof.Dr.Enas jaleel HusseinTeaching staff
Prof.Dr.Raakad Kamel SaadiTeaching staff
Ass.Prof.Dr.Inaam Faisal MohammedTeaching staff
Lec.Dr.Basma Hameed MageedTeaching staff
Lec.Dr.Azal Sadeq DawoodTeaching staff

Vision, Message And Objective:


Our vision is a department enjoying international recognition in the fields of training and research, together with excellence in service rendering to the community we serve.


  •  Is to provide a high quality academic service across a broad range of clinical, educational and research activities within its associated teaching hospitals.
  • To provide evidence-based education and training to medical students, resident physicians, fellows, faculty colleagues, and private practitioners.
  • To further the acquisition of women’s health knowledge through pursuing innovative and evaluative research.


The  training program that designed to be studied by fourth, fifth and sixth class student is to provide a broad exposure to all aspects of health care for women. The goals of the program are to aid the students in acquiring the following:

  • The knowledge and skills to provide health maintenance and disease prevention for women.
  • To develop the necessary cognitive and technical skills in the outpatient, emergency room, inpatient unit, operating rooms and delivery room for the management of obstetric problems and gynecologic diseases.
  • To gain an understanding of the basic science foundations of clinical obstetrics and gynecology which will form the basis of an evidence-based clinical practice and for lifelong continuing medical education
  • To develop the interpersonal skills necessary to deal most effectively with patients, other health professionals, and colleagues, and to act not as students but also as teachers
  • To gain an understanding of healthcare systems and administration so as to advocate for and deliver high quality patient care.

Curriculum & Credit:

Department: Obstetrics and gynecology

Subject: Obstetrics

Stage: Forth 

CVS       Nervous system      Normal pregnancy – physiological1
      all stages of fetal developments and growthFetal growth and development2
First trimester Second trimester Third trimester Preconception , Antenatal care, diagnosis of pregnancy3
Iron deficiency anaemia Folic acid dficency anaemia Genetic anaemia ThrombocytopeniaHematological abnormalities in pregnancy4
Assessment of chromosomal abnormality Antepartum assessment of fetal wellbeingAntenatal imaging and assessment of fetal wellbeing5
Ultrasound screening Maternal serum screening Diagnostic test     Fetal blood samplingPrenatal diagnosis6
Causes of abortion Types of abortion    1st and 2nd trimester pregnancy loss7
  Gastric reflex and constipation Skin changes Gynecologic tumors with pregnancy Diagnosis and treatmentsMinor disorders of pregnancy and problems due to abnormalities of pelvic organs8
       Venous thromboembolism9
Placenta previa Accidental hemorrhage Vasa previaAntepartum and postpartum haemorrhage10
Cause of IUGR Diagnosis and treatment    IUGR and amniotic fluid abnormalities11
Breech presentation Face and brow presentation Oblique and transverse lie Occiput posterior   Mode of deliveryMalposition  and malpresentation12
  High order pregnancyMultiple pregnancy13
     Hypertension in pregnancy14
     Preterm labour and (PPROM)15
   Diabetes in pregnancy16
Thyroid disease Renal disease Blood diseaseMedical disorders in pregnancy17
        CandidaPerinatal infection18
Normal labour Abnormal labour Failure to progressLabour19
Methods of induction  Induction of labour and prolong pregnancy20
   Operative delivery21
  Perineal injuryHaematoma.&perennial injures22
Steps of management  Shoulder dystosia23
Lochia Puerperal pyrexia Breast abscessNormal and abnormal puerperium24
Postnatal blues     Diagnosis and treatmentsPsychiatric disorders in pregnancy and puerperium  25
    Care of newbornNeonatology and anesthesia and analgesia in pregnancy26
Drugs and pregnancyDrug misuse and physical abuse27
     RH isoimmunization28
   Obestetric emergency29
   Shock in obestetrics30

Subject: Gynecology

  Examination              Gynecological assessment of the patient1
Embryological development Anatomy of genital tractEmbryology and Anatomy2
Sexual differentiation Disorders of sexual development Precocious pubertyNormal and abnormal sexual development and puberty3
Hypothalamic pituitary gonadal axisThe normal menstrual cycle4
Heavy menstrual bleeding Dysmenorrhea Amenorrhea and oligomenorrhea   Postmenapausal bleeding Premenstrual syndromeDisorder of menstrual cycle5
     Genital infections in gynecology6
Progestogen-dependent hormonal     Sterilization Non-hormonal methods of contraception    Fertility control7
    Recurrent miscarriageProblems in early pregnancy9
     Benign diseases of uterus and cervix10
Risk factors    Endometriosis and adenomyosis11
Benign diseases of the ovary Malignant diseases of the ovaryDiseases of the ovary12
  Risk factors    Malignant diseases of the uterus13
Types   Stages of malignancy Risk factors    Premalignant and malignant diseases of the cervix14
Types   Stages of malignancy Risk factors    Conditions affecting the vagina and the vulva15
Detrusor instability Stress incontinence Mixed incontinenceUrogynecology16
Vaginal prolapse Uterine prolapsePelvic organ prolapse17
physiological changes Signs      Menopause18
Male impotence Female arousal absence Domestic violence   Sleep disordersPsychological and ethical aspects of gynecology19
       Common gynecological procedures20

Academic Program Description:

Academic Program Description 2023-2024

Branch contact information:

Email Addressgynecology-med@uodiyala.edu.iq
phone number07700791930 
Mail Box80 New Baquba