Program

4 April 2019

 

07:00-08:00 Registration
8:00-8:30

Welcome

Janet Hall, Managing Director, The Center for International Reproductive Health Training at the University of Michigan

Keynote Address:

H.E. Dr. Lia Tadesse, State Minister of Health, Ministry of Health, Federal Democratic Republic of Ethiopia

Read Dr. Lia’s speech here.

8:30-9:30

Plenary: Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson, Michigan Medicine

“Family Planning and Comprehensive Abortion Care: Strengthening Preservice Training:  Vision and Threats”

See Dr. Johnson’s presentation here.

9:30-10:30 Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:
Dr. Tadele Kebede, Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health
Dr. Kidist Lemma, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

O-01 – “Trends and Factors Associated with Long Acting and Permanent Method Contraceptive Use in Ethiopia”
Gedefaw Abeje, Bahir Dar University

See presentation here.

O-03 – “Knowledge, Attitude and Practice (KAP) of Health Providers towards Safe Abortion Provision in Addis Ababa Health Centers”
Endalkachew Mekonnen, Addis Ababa University

O-04 – “Determinants and Outcome of Safe Second Trimester Medical Abortion at Jimma University Medical Center, South West Ethiopia”
Yibeltal Siraneh, Ahadu Workneh, Jimma University

See presentation here.

10:30-11:00

Coffee Break

11:00-12:00

Plenary: Dr. Willie Parker, Physicians for Reproductive Health

“Shall The Fundamentalists Win? Moral Advocacy For Reproductive Rights”

12:00-1:00 Lunch Break (Lunch provided)
1:00-2:00

Plenary: Dr. Lisa Harris, Michigan Medicine

“Building Our Resilience to Stigma in Abortion Training and Clinical Care”

2:00-3:00

Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:
Dr. Senait Beyene, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College
Dr. Magnifique Irakoze, University of Rwanda

O-05 – “Respectful Family Planning Service Provision in Sidama Zone, Southern Region, Ethiopia, 2018”
Melese Siyoum, Ayalew Astatkie, Teshome Melese, Zelalem Tenaw, Abebaw Abeje, Hawassa University; Lee Roosevelt, University of Michigan

See presentation here.

O-06 – “Factors Affecting Women Experiencing Abortion in Rural Communities in Malawi”
Ephraim Chimwaza, Hannifa Makwinja, Lovemore Amin, Benson Chikoja, Centre for Social Concern and Development

See presentation here.

O-07 – “Discontinuation of Modern Contraceptive Use and Associated Factors among Reproductive Age Women in Rural Machakel District, East Gojjam Zone, Northwest Ethiopia”
Habtamu Abera, University of Adelaide; Tebikew Yeneabat, Debre Markos University;  Shitalem Tesfaw, Debre Markos Referral Hospital

See presentation here.

O-08 – “Knowledge and Attitude towards Induced Abortion among Medical Interns of Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia”
Kalkidan Belayneh, Dawit Kassa, Addis Ababa University

See presentation here.

3:00-4:00

Poster sessions – Harar Grill

4:00-5:00

Concurrent Workshop Session

  • Using secondary data sources to advance research in Family Planning and Abortion care in Ethiopia (and the Global South): Dr. Yolanda R. Smith, Dr. Solomon Shiferaw and Anteneh Mekuriaw – Ballroom
  • How do we talk about what we can’t talk about? Tools for managing abortion stigma: Dr. Lisa Harris – Ballroom Patio
  • Enhancing simulation-based teaching: MVA and IUD placement simulation and low-fidelity FP/CAC models: Dr. Diana Curran, Dr. Carrie Bell, Dr. Jason Bell, Dr. Balkachew Nigatu, Dr. Solomon Beza and Dr. Magnifique Irakoze  (limited capacity, sign-up required) – Jacaranda Room
5:00-6:00

Welcome Reception

5 April 2019

8:00-9:00 Plenary: Dr. Eddie Mhlanga, Global Doctors for Choice

“Contraception and Induced Abortion: Same Coin?”

See Dr. Mhlanga’s presentation slides here. 

See the video of Dr. Mhlanga’s presentation here. 

09:00-10:00 Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:
Leul Deribe, Addis Ababa University
Dr. Genet Gebremedhin, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

O-09 – “Intra-amniotic Digoxin Administration to Induce Fetal Demise Prior to Late Second Trimester Abortion as a First Experience in a Tertiary Health Facility in Addis Ababa”
Tesfaye Tufa, Lemi Belay Tolu, Feiruz Surur, Berhanu Seboka, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College; Jason Bell, Lauren Macafee, Vanessa Dalton, Chava Kahn, University of Michigan

See presentation here.

O-10 – “Modern  Contraceptive Use among 15-34 Sexually Active Unmarried Young Females in Rwanda: Secondary Data Analysis of 2014-15 Rwanda Demographic and Health Survey”
Jean-Pierre Nganabashaka, Albert Ndagijimana, Laetitia Nyirazinyoye, University of Rwanda

See presentation here.

O-11 –  Determinants of Intention to Use Family Planning Methods in the Four Emerging Regions of Ethiopia: Ideation Score-based Assessment”
Tewodros Getinet Yirtaw, Delayehu Bekele, Alula Meressa, Feiruz Surur, Balikachew Nigatu, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College; Tadele Kebede Lako, Berhane Assefa Merddassa, Tenaye Kebede Adamo, Ethiopian Federal Ministry of Health

See presentation here.

O-12 – “Unsafe Abortion and Associated Factors Among Women in Child Bearing Age Attending Maternal and Child Health Care of Public and Private Unit Health Facilities in Jigjiga City Council Administration, Somali Region, Ethiopia, in 2018”
Wubareg Seifu, Abdiwahib Hashi, Abdi Barkhadle, Jigjiga University

See presentation here.

10:00-11:00

Poster sessions – Harar Grill

11:00-12:00

Plenary: Dr. Jody Lori, University of Michigan School of Nursing

“The Midwife’s Role in Family Planning and Abortion Care”

See Dr. Lori’s presentation here.

12:00-1:00 Lunch (Lunch provided)
1:00-2:00 Plenary:

Dr. Iqbal Shah, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health
“Institutionalizing Immediate Postpartum IUD Services and Its Impact in Improving Access”

See Dr. Shah’s presentation here.

2:00-3:00 Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:
Dr. Diomede Ntasumbumuyange, University of Rwanda
Dr. Lemi Belay, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College

O-13 – “Focused Family Planning Counseling Increases Immediate Postpartum IUCD Uptake: A Quasi Experimental Study”
Muleta Wayessa, Adama Hospital Medical College

See presentation here.

O-14 – “Return of Menstruation and Perceived Risk of Pregnancy among Exclusive Breastfeeding Women in South West Nigeria: Implications for Timely Introduction of Active Contraception”
Ernest Orji, Kolade Afolayan Afolabi, Adebukunola Olajumoke Afolabi, Titilayo Ayotunde, Obafemi Awolowo University

See presentation here.

O-15 – “The Magnitude and Determinants of Repeat Induced Abortion among Reproductive Age Women Seeking Abortion Care Services at Health Institutions in Debre Markos Town, Amhara Regional State, Ethiopia, 2017: Cross-sectional Study Design”
Tewodros Seyoum, University of Gondar; Mahalet Imana, Mizan Tepi University

See presentation here.

O-16 – “Modern Contraception Use Among Partnered (Sero-Concordant) ART Service Users in Selected Public Health Centers in Addis Ababa”
Abiy Regassa, Sante Medical College of Health Sciences

See presentation here.

3:00-3:30

Coffee Break

3:30-4:30

Concurrent Workshops:

  • Women-centered compassionate care: Dr. Munir Kassa and Dr. Mulat Adefres  – Ballroom
  • The role of midwives and nurses in enhancing FP and CAC services: Azeb Tamrat, MPH, MSc and Haweni  Adugna – Ballroom Patio
  • Enhancing simulation-based teaching: MVA and IUD placement simulation and low-fidelity FP/CAC models: Dr. Diana Curran, Dr. Carrie Bell, Dr. Jason Bell, Dr. Balkachew Nigatu, Dr. Solomon Beza and Dr. Magnifique Irakoze (limited capacity, sign-up required) – Jacaranda Room
4:30-5:00   Awards and Closing
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