Program

CIRHT-ADDIS Conference 2019

4 April 2019

Program for the Addis 2019 FP/CAC Conference
7:00-8:00Registration
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. Speech here .
9:00-9:30
9:30-10:30
Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:

10:30-11:00Coffee Break
11:00-12:00
  • Plenary: Dr. Willie Parker, Physicians for Reproductive Health: “Shall The Fundamentalists Win? Moral Advocacy For Reproductive Rights”
12:00-1:00Lunch 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
3:00-4:00Poster 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
5:00-6:00Welcome Reception

5 April 2019

8:00-9:00

7:00-8:00Socializing
09:00-10:00
Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:

    • Leul Deribe, Addis Ababa University
    • Dr. Genet Gebremedhin , St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College
10:00-11:00
Poster sessions – Harar Grill
11:00-12:00
12:00-1:00Lunch (Lunch provided)
1:00-2:00
2:00-3:00
Oral Abstract Presentations

Moderators:

  • Dr. Diomede Ntasumbumuyange , University of Rwanda
  • Dr. Lemi Belay, St. Paul’s Hospital Millennium Medical College
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
4:30-5:00Awards and Closing

PLENARY SPEAKERS

  1. Dr. Lisa Harris, University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine
  2. Dr. Timothy R.B. Johnson, University of Michigan, Michigan Medicine
  3. Dr. Jody Lori, University of Michigan, School of Nursing
  4. Dr. Eddie Mhlanga, Global Doctors for Choice
  5. Dr. Willie J. Parker, West Alabama Women’s Center
  6. Dr. Iqbal Shah, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Dr. Lisa Harris is an obstetrician-gynecologist and Associate Chair of Obstetrics and Gynecology at University of Michigan’s Michigan Medicine. She has been in practice for more than 20 years, and has directed Michigan Medicine’s Fellowship in Family Planning since its inception in 2005. In her research Dr. Harris examines issues at the intersection of clinical obstetrical and gynecological care and law, policy, politics, ethics, history, and sociology. She has focused in particular on abortion stigma, patient-centered miscarriage management, long-acting reversible contraception, and racial, ethnic and socioeconomic disparities in access to infertility care and in vitro fertilization (IVF).

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