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From Research to Practice

Training Course in Reproductive Health Research

Geneva 2008

Opening ceremony 2008

4 February - 5 March 2008

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

WHO Salle D

 Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
February 04 09:00 Organisational matters for RH participants Organisers; venue: GFMER 14:00 Opening ceremony C d'Arcangues
M Gülmezoglu
A Campana
P-F Unger
W Pasini
E Widmer
V Fauveau
C-H Rochat
B Bourrit
F Baumann
G Stancanelli
R Kulier
R Thomson
10.00 Organisational matters for SH participants 15.30 Welcome cocktail WHO/ Restaurant
February 05 09:00 Introduction to the course Team 15.00 Visit of the CMU library/computer rooms
Introduction to Excel, Word and Powerpoint (CMU library)
S Koppenhoefer
10.00 e-learning R Kulier
February 06 10:00 Cohort studies H Wolff 14:00 Visit of the WHO library T Allen
11:00 Case-control studies H Wolff 15.30 CERN:  from particle physics to healthcare M Dosanjh
February 07 09:00 Research synthesis M Gülmezoglu 14:00 Internet and Medline (CMU library) A Campana
10:30 The Cochrane Collaboration M Gülmezoglu
11.30 The WHO Reproductive Health Library A Cuzin
February 08 09:00 Epidemiologic studies M Merialdi 14:00 Qualitative research study design (Handout) R Thomson
10:30 Randomized clinical trials M Merialdi
11.30 Screening M Merialdi
February 11 09:00  Strategies for data analysis: RCTs G Piaggio  14:00 Access to reproductive health care - global significance and conceptual challenges L Say
February 12 09:00 Registration of clinical trials D Ghersi 14.00 Systematic searching of the literature T Allen
10:00 Critical appraisal D Ghersi
February 13 09:00 Postgraduate learning and teaching in EBM R Kulier 14:00 Basic concepts in genetic epidemiology M Merialdi
10:00 WHO Guidelines: Grading evidence and developing evidence-based guidelines S Hill 15.00 Clinical update on intrauterine contraception N Kapp
February 14 09:00 Strategies for data analysis: case-control studies G Piaggio 14:00 Implementing evidence-based practices in SH/RH M Gülmezoglu
10:30 Methodological issues in the measurement of maternal mortality and morbidity A Betrán
February 15 09:00 Advancing sexual and reproductive health through gender equality and human rights J Cottingham
E Kismodi

Course:  Common topics in Reproductive Health/Sexual Health

WHO Salle D

Course:  Reproductive Health

WHO  Room X7

 Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
February 25 09:00 The HPG Axis F Pralong 14.00 WHO's evidence-based guidelines for family planning
Systematic reviews of evidence
M Gaffield
10:00 The menstrual cycle F Pralong 15:30 Incontinence D Faltin
February 26 10:00 Male contraception K Vogelsong 14:00 Viral hepatitis vaccines
Hepatitis and pregnancy
J Bengoa
PJ Malé
11:00 Future methods of fertility regulation C d'Arcangues
February 27  09:00 Breast cancer screening and treatment G Vlastos 14:00 Palliative care N Steiner Collet
J Pereira
10:00 Dynamic angiothermography D Montruccoli 15:30 Osteoporosis: introduction, definition
Osteoporosis: epidemiology
Osteoporosis: pathogenesis
Osteoporosis: management
R Rizzoli
11:00 Chinese medicine in reproductive health H Dong
M Petitpierre
February 28  09:00 Fetal growth standards M Merialdi 14:00 Obstetric fistula
Global campaign to end obstetric fistula
C-H Rochat
V Fauveau

L de Bernis
10:00 Prenatal diagnosis Ph Extermann
11:00 Ultrasound in obstetrics Ph Extermann
February 29 09:00 Why family planning? K Culwell      
10:00 Prevention and treatment of postpartum haemorrhage M Gülmezoglu
11:00 Laparoscopy in developing countries P Meyer
March 04       14:00  Visit of CERN  
March 3-5   Exams