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Training Course in Sexual and Reproductive Health Research - Geneva 2009

Course files

Opening ceremony 2009

2 February - 4 March 2009

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)

Research methodology

Lectures - Authors References
Entrez - PubMed - MEDLINE - Searching PubMed - A. Campana Internet and Medline : References - A. Campana
Introduction to Excel, Word and Powerpoint - S. Koppenhoefer  
Cohort studies - Nguyen Thi My Huong  
Case-control studies - L. Say  
Why register clinical trials? - D. Ghersi WHO International Clinical Trials Registry Platform
ICTRP Search Portal
Epidemiologic studies - M. Merialdi Bonita R, Beaglehole R, Kjellstrom T. Basic epidemiology. 2nd edition. World Health Organization, Geneva, 2006.
Randomized clinical trials - M. Merialdi  
Screening - M. Merialdi  
Strategies for data analysis: RCTs - E. Bergel The CONSORT Group
Strategies for data analysis: case-control studies - E. Bergel  
Why Family Planning? - K. Culwell Family planning, contraception : Guidelines, reviews
Research synthesis - M. Gülmezoglu Netting The Evidence
The Cochrane Collaboration - M. Gülmezoglu The Cochrane Collaboration
The WHO Reproductive Health Library - M. Gülmezoglu The WHO Reproductive Health Library
Population surveys- L. Say Demographic and Health Surveys: MEASURE DHS
United Nations Statistics Division - Household Surveys in Developing Countries
Evidence based reproductive health information - R. Kulier  
Access to reproductive health care – global significance and conceptual challenges - L. Say  
Basics concepts in genetic epidemiology - M. Merialdi  
WHO Guidelines: Grading evidence and developing evidence-based guidelines - S. Hill WHO - Guidelines, recommendations, descriptions
WHO's evidence-based guidelines for family planning - M. Gaffield Medical eligibility criteria for contraceptive use: 2008 update
Selected practice recommendations for contraceptive use - 2008 update
Decision-making tool for family planning clients & providers
Family planning - a global handbook for providers
Introducing WHO’s sexual and reproductive health guidelines and tools into national programmes
Maternal near miss - J.P. Souza Souza JP, Cecatti JG, Parpinelli MA, Serruya SJ, Amaral E. Appropriate criteria for identification of near-miss maternal morbidity in tertiary care facilities: a cross sectional study. BMC Pregnancy Childbirth. 2007;720.
Say L, Pattinson R, Gülmezoglu AM. WHO systematic review of maternal morbidity and mortality: the prevalence of severe acute maternal morbidity (near miss). Reprod Health. 2004 Aug 17;1(1):3.
Methodological issues in the measurement of maternal mortality and morbidity - A. Betrán Maternal mortality in 2005: Estimates developed by WHO, UNICEF, UNFPA and The World Bank
Advancing sexual and reproductive health through gender equality and human rights - J. Cottingham, E. Kismodi Gender and reproductive rights (WHO/RHR)
Implementing evidence-based practices in reproductive health - M. Gülmezoglu  
Qualitative research study design - R. Thomson Social Research Methods

Sexual and Reproductive Health

Lectures - Authors References
Sexual and reproductive health work at WHO - C. d'Arcangues Reproductive health
Progress in Reproductive Health Research (HRP)
From contraception to reproductive health - G. Benagiano
Future methods of fertility regulation - C. d'Arcangues, K. Vogelsong  
Fetal/environmental origins of adult disease - J. Pronczuk, M.N. Bruné Rossel WHO - Children's environmental health
HIV in Women: A Global View of the HIV Epidemic - G. Schmid WHO and HIV/AIDS
Osteoporosis - R. Rizzoli Osteoporosis : Guidelines, reviews
Emergency and essential surgical care - M. Cherian WHO - Emergency and essential surgical care
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
HPV diseases: diagnosis, management, therapy - M. Origoni Cervical cancer: human papillomavirus : Guidelines, reviews
Sexually transmitted infections epidemiology - N. Broutet Controlling sexually transmitted and reproductive tract infections  (WHO/RHR)
HPV infection, cervical cancer and HPV vaccines - N. Broutet, L.O. Eckert WHO - Cervical cancer, HPV infections and HPV vaccines
Meeting of the immunization Strategic Advisory Group of Experts, November 2008 – conclusions and recommendations
Global Advisory Committee on Vaccine Safety, 17–18 December 2008
Cervical cancer: vaccine : 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
Introduction to sexual health: sexology history in the XXth century - W. Pasini  
Infertility - A. Campana Infertility : Guidelines, reviews
Surgical treatment of male infertility - G.A. de Boccard Male infertility treatment : Guidelines, reviews
WHO infertility initiatives - S. Vanderpoel  
Primary health care management of the infertile couple - L. Feldman  
Introduction to adolescent health - P. Bloem WHO - Child and adolescent health and development
Adolescent health and development: why it matters - V. Camacho, P. Bloem WHO - Child and adolescent health and development
Adolescent Friendly Health Services - C. Mouli WHO - Child and adolescent health and development
Measurement of quality of health services provided for adolescents - S. Carai WHO - Child and adolescent health and development
Measuring the coverage of health services for young people - K. Bose WHO - Child and adolescent health and development
The hypothalamo-pituitary-gonadal axis - F. Pralong  
The menstrual cycle - F. Pralong  
Male contraception - K. Vogelsong Male contraception, men and family planning : Guidelines, reviews
Viral hepatitis in reproductive health - J. Bengoa, P.J. Malé Hepatitis : Guidelines, reviews
Hepatitis in pregnancy and newborn : Guidelines, reviews
Poverty or promiscuity: sexual behaviour in global context - K. Wellings  
Challenges in measuring violence against women - C. Garcia-Moreno WHO - Gender, Women and Health (GWH)
Violence against women : Guidelines, reviews
Update on abortion care - N. Kapp WHO - Preventing unsafe abortion
Induced abortion : Guidelines, reviews
Clinical update in intrauterine contraception - N. Kapp Intrauterine device (IUD) : Guidelines, reviews
Ethical issues in SRH research - S. Vanderpoel Ethical Issues- Scientific and Ethical Review Group
Dynamic angiothermography: a new technology for breast cancer screening and diagnosis - D. Montruccoli  
Research in palliative care - N. Steiner Collet European Association for Palliative Care
Hospice Information
International Association for Hospice and Palliative Care
WHO - Palliative care
The menopause - G.P. Bianchi Movarekhi Menopause : Guidelines, reviews
Monitoring caesarean section - A. Betrán, J.P. Souza Cesarean section : Guidelines, reviews
Prenatal diagnosis - P. Extermann Prenatal screening and diagnosis : Guidelines, reviews
Prenatal diagnosis: imaging - P. Extermann Prenatal ultrasound : Guidelines, reviews
Chinese medicine in reproductive health - H. Dong Traditional Medicine and Complementary/Alternative Medicine : Guidelines, reviews
Neurobiological basis of acupuncture - M. Petitpierre  
Obstetric fistula - C.-H. Rochat Obstetric fistula, vesicovaginal fistula : Guidelines, reviews
Prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage - M. Gülmezoglu Postpartum hemorrhage : Guidelines, reviews
Laparoscopy in developing countries - P. Meyer