Sexual and reproductive health

WHO at Women Deliver

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
May 28-30, 2013

The Department of Reproductive Health and Research (RHR) has a busy schedule at the upcoming Women Deliver 2013 conference in Kuala Lumpur. In addition to pre-conference activities courses and technical exchanges, we will be chairing and participating on panels in numerous sessions and symposia. We will also be present full time at our booth in the exhibition hall where we look forward to meeting you.

RHR spotlight on:

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WHO at Women Deliver

Programme of events

Increasing our collective commitment to cervical cancer prevention

Monday 27 May 2013

SPEAKERS: H.E. Dr. Christine Kaseba-Sata, First Lady of Zambia --- Babatunde Osotimehin, Executive Director of UNFPA --- Marleen Temmerman, Director, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO

Adolescents and youth sexual and reproductive rights

Tuesday 28 May 2013

MODERATOR: Venkatraman Chandra-Mouli, Dept. Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
SPEAKERS: Disha Sethi, Digital Media and Learning, The YP Foundation, India --- Rola Yasmine, Coalition for Sexual and Bodily Rights in Muslim Societies (CSBR), Lebanon --- Maria Inés Romero, Youth Coalition, Paraguay

Ending preventable maternal deaths by 2035

Tuesday 28 May 2013

MODERATORS: Marleen Temmerman, Director, Department of Reproductive Health and Research, WHO --- Marge Anne Koblinsky, / Maternal and Child Health Division, HIDN, U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID)
SPEAKERS: Rakesh Kumar, Ministry of Health and Family Welfare, Government of India --- Sabaratnam Arulkumaran, President International Federation of Gynecology and Obstetrics (FIGO) --- Kate Gilmore, UNFPA deputy Executive Director (Programmes)

Eliminating mother-to-child transmission of syphilis.
Press conference

Wednesday 29 May 2013

SPEAKERS: Marleen Temmerrman , WHO on behalf of H4+
France Donnay, Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation --- Isabella Danel, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention --- China Ministry of Health --- Sarah Hawkes, University College London

Service delivery innovations and scale up to increase access. WHO safe abortion guidelines

Wednesday 29 May 2013

MODERATOR: Senendra Upreti, Ministry of Health, Nepal
SPEAKERS: Bela Ganatra, Dept. Reproductive Health and Research, WHO --- Jyoti Vajpayee, Population Services International --- Nguyen Thi Bich Hang, Marie Stopes International, Vietnam --- Talemoh Dah, Soteria-Afrique Rural, Nigeria

Best practices in improving reproductive health care

Wednesday 29 May 2013

SPEAKERS: Thein Thein Htay, Deputy Union Minister of Health of Myanmar --- Doris Mawuse Aglobitse , National Maternal Health Consultant, UNICEF --- Ritu Agrawal, UNICEF --- Jai Das, Aga Khan University Hospital, Pakistan --- August Burns, Grounds for Health --- Priya Matzen, Novo Nordisk --- Nathalie Broutet, Dept. Reproductive Health and Research, WHO

Respecting, protecting and promoting human rights within family planning programmes

Thursday 30 May 2013

MODERATOR: Lale Say, Dept. Reproductive Health and Research, WHO

What is the latest evidence in maternal health and where is it leading us?

Thursday 30 May 2013

MODERATOR: Marleen Temmerman, Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
SPEAKERS: Deborah Armbruster, USAID --- Sadaf Khan, PATH, USA --- Peter von Dadelszen , University of British Columbia, Canada Hamed Mohamed, World Lung Foundation, Tanzania --- Jeffrey Smith, jhpiego, USA

Access to safe abortion care under the international human rights legal framework

Thursday 30 May 2013

MODERATOR: Bela Ganatra, Reproductive Health and Research, WHO
SPEAKERS: Sapana Malla Pradhan, Forum for Women, Law and Development, Nepal Ejike Oje, Ipas Nigeria Alma Luz Beltrán y Puga, Grupo de Información en Reproducción Elegida (GIRE), Mexico

Mainstreaming safe abortion care and making it a clinical reality

Friday 31 May 2013

MODERATOR: Bela Ganatra, Dept. Reproductive Health and Research, WHO

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