Original call for proposals

Interregional Seminar on Reproductive Health, Unmet Needs and Poverty: Issues of Access and Quality of Service
Pathumwan Princess Hotel, Bangkok , November 25-30, 2002. Hosted by College of Population Studies (CPS), Chulalongkorn University



Papers and documents
Session 1: Conceptual perspectives and methodological isssues  
Kourtoum Nacro
(Technical Officer, UNFPA)
The conceptual framework on “Population, reproductive Health, Gender and Poverty Reduction”
Nancy Moss and Jason Smith (USA) Beyond numbers: giving the poor and marginalized a voice in reproductive health services---a benefit for all
Elsa Gómez Gómez
Gender equity and health policy reform in Latin America and the Caribbean
Roger Ingham
( UK)
Dynamic contextual analysis; an approach to mapping and improving understanding issues relating to young people’s sexual and reproductive health
Sophie Le Cœur (France) and Ms Wassana Im-em
( Thailand)
Vulnerability towards HIV and network support. An exploratory survey within couples in Thailand
Attila Hancioglu (Turkey) Performance of alternative approaches for identifying the relatively poor and linkages to reproductive health
Anne Bakilana
(South Africa)
Methodological Challenges in the analysis of male sexual relations and reproduction in sub-Saharan Africa
Session 2: Current overview of reproductive and sexual health status  
Claudio Stern
Poverty, social vulnerability, and adolescent pregnancy in Mexico: a qualitative analysis
Anoh Amoakon, Talnan Edouard and Koffi N’Guessan
(Cote d’Ivoire)
Santé de la reproduction, besoins non satisfaits et pauvreté : problèmes d’accessibilité et de qualité des services
Maria de Fatima Fernando Zacarias (Mozambique) Reproductive health and sexual behaviour of adolescents and young people in Mozambique
Elise Chantale Ahovey (Bénin) Besoins non satisfaites en planification familiale au sein du couple: déterminants démographiques et cadre de vie au Bénin
Irina Badurashvili (Georgia) Reproductive and sexual health status of Georgian population
Hoang Ba Thinh
(Viet Nam)
Reproductive health in coastal population in Vietnam
Arup Maharatna (India) On seasonal migration and family planning acceptance: A tale of tribal and low caste groups in rural West Bengal, India
Rajiv Ranjan and Ravendra Kumar Sharma (India) Gender differentials in the knowledge of RTI and STI in India: evidence from RCH-RHS-II survey
Session 3: Identification of unmet needs  
Rosa Maria Camarena and Susana Lerner (Mexico) Rethinking the meaning and scope of women’s “unmet needs”: theoretical and methodological considerations and uncertainties on empirical evidence in rural Mexico
Bruce K. Caldwell ( Australia) Why Women Continue to Die from Childbirth in Dhaka, Bangladesh
O.F. Odumosu, O. Ajala, E.N. Nelson-Twakor and S.K. Alonge (Nigeria) Unmet need for contraception among married men in urban Nigeria
R.S. Goyal (India) Meeting unmet information needs on sexual health and safe sex through dialogue
Abdellatif Lfarakh (Morocco) Préférences, comportements et besoins non-satisfaits en matière de planification familiale
Chengye Ji (China) Reproductive health education for floating adolescents: Unmet needs of poverty and corresponding strategies, measures and social supports
Amara Soonthorndhada
Unmet needs related to risk perception among young commercial sex workers
Session 4: Assessment of health services-related factors
Malinee Wongsith
Reproductive Health Behavior and Quality of Care among Thai Women
Elsa López and Liliana Findling (Argentina) Women, reproductive health and prevention: individual practices and public actions
Thein Thein Htay (Myanmar) and Michelle Gardner (Programme Officer, Population Council) Service factors affecting access and choice of contraceptive services in Myanmar
Nguyen Quoc Anh and Hoang Kim Dung ( Viet Nam) Induced abortion in Vietnam: facts and resolution
S. Siva Raju (India) Variations in the utilization of reproductive health services and its determinants: an empirical study in India
Johanne Sundby (Norway) Momade Bay Usta and Emmanuel Rwamushaija
Investing in safe motherhood – An operations research project in Maputo, Mozambique
Zelda C. Zablan (Philippines) Improving the quality of care in FP/RH services in the context of an integrated FP/MCH program
Carmen Elisa Florez
Inequalities in health status and use of health services in Colombia:1990-2000
Session 5: Policy and ideological implications related to the provision of reproductive health services and the population´s needs and demands.  
Carlos Aramburú (Perú) Politics and reproductive health: a dangerous connection
Al-Haj Hamed (Sudan) Fundamentalism and poverty: implications on reproductive health
Soledad González (México) An Anti-Poverty Program And Reproductive Health Needs in Mexico’s Indigenous Population: Contrasting Evaluations
Ali Mtiraoui / Nébiha Gueddana (Tunisia) The family and reproductive health program in underprivileged areas in Tunisia
Elza Berquó and Suzana M. Cavenaghi (Brazil) Reproductive rights of women and men in light of the new legislation on voluntary sterilization in Brazil
Irene M. Tazi-Preve, Juliane Rolof (Austria/ Germany) Abortion in West and East Europe: problems of access and services




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