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Reproductive health: Lecture plan - Sexual health: Lecture plan

Training Course in Reproductive Health/Sexual Health Research 2007

Course files

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

Research methodology - Reproductive health/Sexual health - Reproductive health - Sexual health

Common course: Research methodology

Lectures - Authors References
Epidemiologic studies - M. Merialdi R. Beaglehole, R. Bonita and T. Kjellström. Basic epidemiology. Geneva : World Health Organization, 1993; 2000 (updated)
Cohort studies - H. Wolff  
Case-control studies - H. Wolff  
Introduction to household surveys - M. Ali  
Randomized clinical trials - M. Merialdi  
Strategies for data analysis: case-control studies - G. Piaggio  
Strategies for data analysis: randomized controlled trials - G. Piaggio  
Methodological issues in the measurement of maternal mortality and morbidity - A. Betrán Maternal mortality in 2000: Estimates developed by WHO, UNICEF and UNFPA (WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA)
Screening - M. Merialdi  
Research synthesis - M. Gülmezoglu The WHO Reproductive Health Library
The Cochrane Collaboration
Netting The Evidence
Systematic reviews of observational data - A. Betrán Systematic reviews of observational data : References - A. Betrán
Registration of clinical trials - D. Ghersi  
Qualitative research study design (slide presentation) - R. Thomson  
Postgraduate learning and teaching in EBM - R. Kulier EU-EBM Unity Project
WHO, guidelines and evidence - S. Hill  
Implementing evidence-based practices in reproductive health - M. Gülmezoglu  
The WHO Reproductive Health Library - M. Gülmezoglu The WHO Reproductive Health Library
Basics concepts in genetic epidemiology - M. Merialdi  
Internet and Medline - A. Campana Internet and Medline : References - A. Campana
Bibliographic review: writing guidelines for participants - R. Kulier  
Introduction to Excel, Word and Powerpoint - S. Koppenhoefer  
Ethical issues in research - informed consent - E. Vayena Ethical issues in research – informed consent : References - E. Vayena
Human Rights related to sexual and reproductive health - E. Kismodi Gender and reproductive rights (WHO/RHR)
Gender and sexual and reproductive health - J. Cottingham Gender and reproductive rights (WHO/RHR)

Common course: Reproductive Health/Sexual Health

Lectures - Authors References
Sexual and reproductive health work at WHO  - P. Van Look Progress in Reproductive Health Research (HRP)
Programme reports (HRP)
From contraception to reproductive health - G. Benagiano  
Sexually transmitted infections epidemiology (part 1) - Sexually transmitted infections epidemiology (part 2) - N. Broutet Controlling sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections (WHO/RHR)
HIV in Women: A Global View of the HIV Epidemic - G. Schmid WHO and HIV/AIDS
Linkages between sexual and reproductive health and HIV - M. Lusti-Narasimhan  
Environmental influences on reproductive health: from conception to birth…and beyond - J. Pronczuk, M.N. Bruné Rossel  
WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women - H. Jansen WHO Multi-Country Study on Women’s Health and Domestic Violence Against Women
The menopause - G.P. Bianchi Movarekhi Menopause : Guidelines, reviews
Infertility and spontaneous abortion - A. Campana Infertility : Guidelines, reviews
Miscarriage : Guidelines, reviews
Female dyspareunia - A. Campana Female sexual disorders : Guidelines, reviews
Vulvar diseases : Guidelines, reviews
Sexual function and dysfunction in men - G.A. de Boccard Male sexual disorders : Guidelines, reviews
HPV infection, cervical cancer and HPV vaccines - N. Broutet Cervical cancer: vaccine : Guidelines, reviews
HPV infection and invasive cervical carcinoma: virus – host interactions - F. Lillo Cervical cancer: human papillomavirus : Guidelines, reviews
Measuring quality coverage and cost of services for adolescents - P. Bloem
Measuring costs related to the provision of health services for young people - K. Stenberg
YFS characteristics and corresponding questions: version two for field test - V. Chandra-Mouli
Assessing youth-friendly health services in the Russian Federation - T. Kozhukhovskaya, P. Bloem, K. Vartanova
CAH - The Department of Child and Adolescent Health and Development

Course: Reproductive Health

Lectures - Authors References
Why family planning? - N. Ortayli  
WHO’s Evidence-Based Guidelines for Family Planning - M. Gaffield  
Clinical update in intrauterine contraception - N. Kapp Intrauterine device (IUD) : Guidelines, reviews
Male contraception - K. Vogelsong Male contraception, men and family planning : Guidelines, reviews
Future methods of fertility regulation - C. d'Arcangues  
STIs, bacterial vaginosis & HIV in pregnancy - F. Ndowa Maternal and neonatal infections : Guidelines, reviews
Designing & evaluating clinical algorithms for STI case management - F. Ndowa Sexually transmitted diseases : Guidelines, reviews
Viral hepatitis in reproductive health - J. Bengoa, P.J. Malè
Introducing hepatitis B vaccine into national immunization programmes - J. Bengoa
HBV and HCV treatment - P.J. Malè
Hepatitis and pregnancy - P.J. Malè
Viral hepatitis studies in Vietnam - FValse - J. Bengoa, P.J. Malè, Ho Hoang Thao Quyen, Ngo Van Huy
Hepatitis in pregnancy and newborn : Guidelines, reviews
Hepatitis B: prevention, treatment, vaccine : Guidelines, reviews
Dynamic angiothermography. A new technology for breast cancer screening and diagnosis - D. Montruccoli  
Palliative care - N. Steiner Collet European Association for Palliative Care
Hospice Information
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
WHO - Palliative care
Prenatal diagnosis - Ph. Extermann Prenatal screening and diagnosis : Guidelines, reviews
Prenatal diagnosis : Imaging - Ph. Extermann Prenatal screening and diagnosis : Guidelines, reviews
Prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage - M. Gülmezoglu Postpartum hemorrhage : Guidelines, reviews
Risks and benefits associated with caesarean delivery - M. Gülmezoglu Cesarean section : Guidelines, reviews
Obstetric fistula - C.-H. Rochat Obstetric fistula, vesicovaginal fistula : Guidelines, reviews

Course: Sexual Health

Lectures - Authors References
Sexology history in the XXth century - W. Pasini  
Concepts in sexual health research and practice - A. Martin Hilber, R. Thomson WHO - Sexual health
Preventing HIV/AIDS in young people: a systematic review of the evidence from developing countries - B. Dick  
Studying sexuality & sexual health in young people / Competing for attention: Sexuality education and the commerce of sex - R. Thomson Young People’s Health Development and Protection (YPHD&P) and HIV/AIDS - Resource list for Country Offices in CEE/CIS and the Baltics
Sexual problems and conjugal psychosocial functioning - E. Widmer  
Women’s sexuality, current debates - D. Medico  
Psychosomatic aspects during menopause - W. Pasini  
Sexual functioning/dysfunctions: point of view of a sexologist - W. Pasini Male sexual disorders : Guidelines, reviews
Gender, sexuality and vaginal practices study - A. Martin-Hilber  
Female Genital Mutilation and sexuality - E. Johansen  
Gender identity disorders - R. Porto  
Research on child abuse: ethical and methodological aspects - D. Halpérin Child abuse : Guidelines, reviews
The health of sexual minorities - R. Thomson Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender, and Questioning (GLBTQ) Youth - Advocates for Youth
"Putting Women First" Ethical and Safety recommendations for Research on Violence against Women - H. Jansen
Challenges in measuring violence against women - H. Jansen
Challenges to measuring violence against women - H. Jansen
"Putting Women First" Ethical and Safety recommendations for Research on Violence against Women. WHO, 2001.
Promoting sexual health: the public health challenge - E. Coleman