News and Events

Rome 1 150A Conference to celebrate the life and work of Dr Sr Anna Cappella, 5 years after her death, was held in Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Rome on 15-16 November, 2014.  The theme of the Conference was “Procreation Today: The Challenge of the Natural Fertility Regulation”.

BOMA logo thumbnailPlease join us on November 21 & 22 in Fort Worth, Texas at the American Airlines Training & Conference Center for our next national BOMA-USA conference!  We have wonderful speakers who are sure to enlighten and rejuvenate us all!


Spain PCOSBOMThere will be a scientific session on Polycystic Ovary Syndrome and the Billings Ovulation Method® held at Alcalá, Madrid on 25th October.

SlideRule practice Philippines 150WOOMB Philippines recently held an Upskilling Program for teachers of the Billings Ovulation Method® in the Archdiocese of Manila.  Despite difficult weather conditions caused by the annual typhoon season, the program was well attended.  See photo gallery.

BMT 150Since the WOOMB Senior Trainers left Vietnam in May, the work of continuing to spread the Billings Ovulation Method™ goes on as you will see from the photos.



Daet School of Nursing 150Rally Ganar from WOOMB Philippines presented the Basic Teacher Training Program at the Mabini College of Nursing for nurses, midwives and health workers. 


WOOMB Viet Bishop of BMT 150WOOMB Vietnam conducted their Second Conference in Buon Ma Thuot, 16 and 17 May 2014, attended by delegates from Saigon, Thanh Hoa, Da Lat, and Kon Tum, together with Mrs Joan Clements and Mrs Gillian Barker representing WOOMB International and Dr On Lien who acted as interpreter.

WOOMB Spiritual Advisor celebrates 50th Anniversary of Ordination to the Priesthood

Fr Hattie thumbnailFr Joseph Hattie, OMI, Spiritual Advisor to WOOMB International Ltd celebrates his 50th Anniversary of ordination to the priesthood on 29th May, 2014.




Ecuador thumbnailMargarita Cajas of WOOMB Ecuador with the assistance of members of BIOEC Fundacion Ecuatoriana de Salud & Bioetica organised for 46 teachers, including 5 doctors to come together from various parts of Ecuador for this 3 day Extension Program.

Brazil conf thumbnailWOOMB Latinoamerica offered the second Congress and Teacher Training Program in Sao Paulo, under the leadership of Heloisa Pereira of CENFAPLAM – WOOMB Brazil.  The Congress was attended by approx 270 participants.  Interesting papers were offered by Dr Martin Tantalean of Peru who spoke on Natural Family Planning in Primary Care in Sth America, Dr Juan Francisco Stecher of Concepion Chile on the protocols for a proposed study on the use of the Billings Ovulation Method™ in the achievement of pregnancy (paper delivered by a member of his team, Claudia Andrea Valdivia González );  Dr Agostinho Bertoldi from Curitiba, Brazil who spoke on the success of the Billings Ovulation Method™ in the public health system in Curitiba and Claudia from Concepcion who explained the teaching the Billings Ovulation Method™ through the Catholic University of Concepcion.  Marian Corkill spoke on the Legacy of John and Lyn Billings – the journey from 1953 to the present time; Marie Marshell gave a presentation on “What we Know to be True”. 

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