Webinar: Tuesday, 13 September 2022, 6:00 PM

Managing and Preventing Birth-Related Wound Infections

Join Medical Chronicle for a free, one-hour, CPD-accredited webinar on Managing and Preventing Birth-Related Wounds and Post-Caesarean Section Infections. The webinar is sponsored by BSN Medical, a company of Essity, and will be presented by obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Liesl de Waard.

Presented by
Claire Rush

Claire Rush

  • Editor: Medical Chronicle
Dr Liesl de Waard

Dr Liesl de Waard

  • Obstetrician and Gynaecologist

Dr Liesl de Waard is an obstetrician and gynaecologist working at Tygerberg Hospital as a general specialist and senior lecturer. She enjoys teaching and research and is currently working towards her Phd on the topic of Caesarean Section training.

Teaching and training

  • Module chair: Mid clinical Rotation gynaecology Mb.chb IV/V 2018-2021
  • ESMOE training coordinator: 2017-present
  • Research supervisor and co-supervisor MMED: 5+ students completed and in progress.


  • Founding member WATOG (Word Association of Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
  • Founding member SAATOG (South African Association in Trainees in Obstetrics and Gynaecology)
  • Committee member and maternal death Assessor NCCEMD
  • Co-ordinator MWCAN (Maternal, Women, Children and Neonatal Forum), Cape Town metro.


  • Current research interest: Caesarean sections, teach and training towards PhD degree
  • Recipient of Discovery foundation Phd grant.


• 7 publications in peer-reviewed journals

• 2 chapters in obstetric textbook, (in print).

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