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From Research to Practice

Training in Sexual Health Research

Geneva 2006

20 February – 29 March  2006

organised by

the Fonds Universitaire Maurice Chalumeau
the Geneva Foundation for Medical Education and Research -
WHO Collaborating Centre in Education and Research in Human Reproduction,
the Department of Reproductive Health and Research (WHO/RHR)

 in collaboration with

the Department of Health of the Canton of Geneva,
the Faculty of Medicine of the University of Geneva,
the Geneva Medical Association


Common course: Research methodology

The opening ceremony on 20 February will be held in Salle D
Lectures will be held in room M505 (21 February - 10 March)

 Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
February 20 09:00 Organisational matters Organisers; venue: GFMER 14:00 Opening ceremony J Villar,
P v Look,
A Campana,
J Martin,
W Pasini,
V Fauveau,
B Bourrit,
R Kulier,
A Martin- Hilber,
C-H Rochat,
F Baumann
ca. 15.30 Welcome cocktail WHO/ Restaurant
February 21 09:00 Introduction to the course Team 14:00 Visit of the WHO library  
10:00 Health as a priority in the Millennium Development Goals and the way towards the MDGs J Martin      
February 22 09:00 Epidemiologic studies M Merialdi 14:00 Visit of the CMU library/computer roomsInternet and Medline A Campana
10:00 Cohort studies H Wolff
11:00 Case-control studies H Wolff
February 23 09:00 Longitudinal data analysis: challenges and prospects in public health settings
Strategies for data analysis: case-control studies
M Petzold

G Piaggio
14:00 Introduction to Excel, Word and Powerpoint S Koppenhoefer
10:30 Randomized clinical trials M Merialdi 15:00 Computer basics S Koppenhoefer
February 24 09:00 Strategies for data analysis: randomized controlled trials G Piaggio 14:00 Methodological issues in the measurement of maternal mortality and morbidity A Betran
10:30 Screening M Merialdi
February 27 09:00 Introduction to social sciences methods M Chimenti,
C Burton-Jeangros
14:00 Methods of data collection/analysis in social science research M Chimenti,
C Burton-Jeangros
10:30 Study designs in social science M Chimenti,
C Burton-Jeangros
February 28 09:00 Research synthesis M Gülmezoglu      
10:00 The Cochrane Collaboration R Kulier
11:00 Systematic reviews of observational data A Betran
March 01 09:00 Implementing evidence-based practices in reproductive health M Gülmezoglu      
11:00 The WHO Reproductive Health Library M Gülmezoglu
March 02 09:00 Critical appraisal of research reports (workshop) L Say 14:00 Critical appraisal of social science research reports E Johansen,
A Martin Hilber
March 03 10:30 Gender and sexual and reproductive health J Cottingham 14:00 Ethical issues in research - informed consent E Vayena

Course:  Common topics in Reproductive Health/Sexual Health

Room M505

Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
March 06 09:00 Sexual and reproductive health work at WHO P Van Look 14:00 From contraception to reproductive health G Benagiano
10:30 World epidemiology of Sexually Transmitted Infections N Broutet 15:00 HIV/AIDS and mobility: From the evidence to critical issues M Martini
March 07 09:00 HIV in Women: A Global View of the HIV Epidemic G Schmid 14:00 Environmental influences on reproductive health: from conception to birth…and beyond

Fetal origins of adult diseases
J Pronczuk

MN Bruné Rossel
10:30 Preventing unsafe abortion R Kulier 15:00 Reproduction and sustainability E Mariéthoz
March 09 09:00 Infertility A Campana      
10:30 Spontaneous abortion, recurrent miscarriage A Campana
March 10 09:00 Sexual function and dysfunction in women A Campana 14:00 Mother-to-child transmission (MTCT) of HIV / Kesho Bora Study I de Vincenzi
15.00 Microbicides research and development M Merialdi
10:30 Sexual function and dysfunction in men G de Boccard 16.00 Basics concepts in genetic epidemiology M Merialdi

Course: Sexual Health

Room X7/WHO

Date AM Topic Speaker PM Topic Speaker
March 13 09:00 Introduction to the three weeks’ course on sexual health: Seual health in the XXth century W Pasini      
10:30 Concepts and methods in sexual health research A Martin Hilber
March 14 09:00 Group work on sensitive topics on SH A Martin- Hilber,
E Johansen, H Jansen
14:00 Sexual problems and conjugal psychosocial functioning E Widmer
March 15 09:00 Challenges in measuring violence against women H Jansen      
10:30 Female Genital Mutilation and sexuality E Johansen
March 16 09:00 Sexual identity disorders R Porto,
G Abraham
10:30 Research on child abuse: ethical and methodological aspects D Halperin
March 17 09:00 What do we mean by sexual rights? Human rights applied to sexuality and sexual health E Kismodi      
March 20 09:00 Studying sexuality and sexual health in young people / Competing for attention: Sexuality Education and Commercialised Sex R Thomson 14:00 Psychosomatic aspects during menopause W Pasini
15:00 Sexual functioning/dysfunctions: point of view of a sexologist W Pasini
March 21 09:00 The effectiveness of interventions to achieve the global goals on HIV/AIDS among young people in low and middle income countries B Dick      
March 22 09:00 Sexual and reproductive health for persons with disabilities F Montero 14:00 Studying incest P Jaffé
11:00 Gender, sexuality and vaginal practices study A Martin-Hilber
March 23 09:00 WHO multi-country study on women's health and domestic violence against women H Jansen      
10.30 Female Genital Mutilation: An overview and research methods E Johansen      
March 24       15:00 Sexology and sex research. Towards an interdisciplinary study of human sexuality (Video conference) E Coleman