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From Research to Practice

Training in Reproductive Health Research Geneva 2007

  26 February – 28 March  2007

organised by

the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research,
the International Association for Maternal and Neonatal Health (IAMANEH)
the San Raffaele del Monte Tabor Foundation
the UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/World Bank Special Programme for Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction, Department of Reproductive Health and Research; Family and Community Health Cluster (WHO/RHR)
in collaboration with
the Department of Health of the Canton of Geneva
the Faculty of Medicine, Geneva University
the Geneva Medical Association


Common course: Research methodology

The opening ceremony on 26 February will be held in Salle D
Lectures will be held in Salle D/WHO (27 February - 16 March)

 Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
February 26 09:00 Organisational matters Organisers; venue: GFMER 14:00 Opening ceremony P v Look
M GülmezogluA Campana
P-F Unger
W Pasini
V Fauveau
F BaumannB Bourrit
C-H Rochat
R Botti
R Kulier
A Martin- Hilber
ca. 15.30 Welcome cocktail WHO/ Restaurant
February 27 09:00 Introduction to the course Team 15.00 Visit of the CMU library/computer roomsInternet and Medline A Campana
10.00 e-learning R Kulier
February 28 09:00 Epidemiologic studies M Merialdi 14:00 Visit of the WHO library T Allen
10:00 Cohort studies H Wolff
11:00 Case-control studies H Wolff 15.00 e-learning Participants
March 01 09:00 Household surveys M Ali 14:00 Introduction to Excel, Word and Powerpoint S Koppenhoefer
10:30 Randomized clinical trials M Merialdi
March 02 09:00 Research synthesis M Gülmezoglu 14:00 Implementing evidence-based practices in reproductive health M Gülmezoglu
10:30 The Cochrane Collaboration M Gülmezoglu
11.30 The WHO Reproductive Health Library M Gülmezoglu 15.00 e-learning Participants
March 05 09:00 Strategies for data analysis: randomized controlled trials G Piaggio 14:00 Systematic reviews of observational data A Betrán
10:30 Screening M Merialdi 15.00 e-learning Participants
March 06 09:00 Registration of clinical trials D Ghersi 14.00 Systematic searching of the literature T Allen
10:00 Critical appraisal D Ghersi 15.00 e-learning Participants
March 07 09:00 Postgraduate learning and teaching in EBM R Kulier 14:00 Basic concepts in genetic epidemiology M Merialdi
10:00 WHO, guidelines and evidence S Hill 15.00 Human Rights related to sexual and reproductive health E Kismodi
March 08 09:00 Strategies for data analysis: case-control studies G Piaggio 14:00 Qualitative research study design (slide presentation) R Thomson
10:30 Methodological issues in the measurement of maternal mortality and morbidity A Betrán
March 09 09:00 From contraception to reproductive health G Benagiano 14:00 Ethical issues in research - informed consent E Vayena

Course:  Common topics in Reproductive Health/Sexual Health

Salle D/ WHO

Course:  Reproductive Health

Room X10/WHO

 Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
March 19 09:00 Prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage M Gülmezoglu 14.00 WHO’s Evidence-Based Guidelines for Family Planning M Gaffield
10:00 Risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery M Gülmezoglu
11.00 Why family planning? N Ortayli
March 20 09:00 Clinical update in intrauterine contraception N Kapp 14:00 Viral hepatitis in reproductive health
Introducing hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization programmes
HBV and HCV treatment
Hepatitis and pregnancy
Viral hepatitis studies in Vietnam - FValse
J Bengoa,
PJ Malè
10:00 Male contraception K Vogelsong
11:00 Future methods of fertility regulation C d'Arcangues
March 21  09:00 Sexual and reproductive health work at WHO P v Look 14:00 Breast cancer screening and treatment G Vlastos
14:30 Dynamic angiothermography. A new technology for breast cancer screening and diagnosis D Montruccoli
10:00 Designing & evaluating clinical algorithms for STI case management F Ndowa 15:00 Palliative care N Steiner Collet
March 22  10:00 Prenatal diagnosis Ph Extermann 14:00 FIND model for development and evaluation of poverty related disease diagnostics G Michel
11:00 Ultrasound in obstetrics Ph Extermann 15.00 Osteoporosis R Rizzoli
March 23 09:00 Laparosopic surgery in developing countries P Meyer 14:00 Obstetric fistula C-H Rochat,
V Fauveau,
L de Bernis
10:00 Fetal growth standards M Merialdi
March 26-28   Exams