Subject: [fem-women2000 547] Reporductive Health 2001/02/15-19
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Asia Pacific Conference on Reporductive Health (2001/02/15-19)
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 From: "Leslie Wright" <>
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 Date: Mon, 30 Oct 2000 12:39:12 -0500
 Subject: [ngo-csw-ny] Call for abstracts in Reporductive Health

Dear Co-workers in Reproductive Health,

We are glad to inform you that preparations for the Asia Pacific Conference
on Reproductive Health (RH) scheduled in February 15-19 2001 in Manila are
well underway.  It being the first regional meeting on RH in the continent,
the  organizers would like to open the presentations to as many countries as

In this vein, we would like to invite you to send an abstract for the
plenary or parallel sessions.  The guidelines for abstract submission are as
follows :

C A L L   F O R   A B S T R A C T

The APCRH Programme Committee is still accepting abstract submissions from
those who wish to make presentations during the conference.  The deadline
for submission has been extended to November 30, 2000.

Guidelines (please read carefully)

1. The paper should be of demonstrable relevance to people in Asia and the
Pacific region.
2. The abstract should focus on RH best practices with long-term experience.
3. A presenter may be allowed to present up to two abstracts if warranted.
4. The abstract must be written in English in not more than 300 words.
5. Capitalize the entire title and do not abbreviate. Give the initials and
family names,  in capitals, for every author.
6. Use of standard abbreviations is desirable. Place special or unusual
abbreviations in brackets after the full word the first time it appears.
7. Organize the text of the abstract as follows :
 A statement of the program/project objectives
 A statement of the strategies/methods used
 A summary of the results
 A statement of conclusions reached
8. Do not include graphs, tables and references in the abstract.
9. The abstract will be reproduced exactly as submitted.

Note :
 Abstracts are subject to the approval of the Programme Committee.
 All accepted abstracts will be published in the Conference Book of
Abstracts in the form and condition they are submitted by the authors.
Submission of Abstracts therefore constitutes the authors' consent to
publish the abstracts.
 The organizers have waived the payment of registration fee as a
pre-condition for submission of abstracts.
 Author will be notified of acceptance or rejection

Further, we are sending you a copy of the conference program for your
perusal and guidance.  To wit :

February 15, Thursday
7:30  -  9:00 Registration
9:00  -  9:15 Ribbon Cutting : Conference Exhibit
9:30  -  10:00 Opening Ceremonies
10:00 - 11:30 Plenary 1: Situationer (Global/Regional)
The Progress Since Cairo
Reproductive Health and Women
Asia Pacific RH Situation
11:30 -  12:00 Keynote Speech : President of the Philippines
12:00  - 2:00 LUNCH  With the First Lady
2:00  -  3:45 Plenary 2 :  Fulfilling the Cairo Commitments
4:00  -  5:45 Parallel Sessions 1
1. Male Involvement
2. Migrant Workers
3. Adolescent Reproductive Health
4. Meeting the Needs of Elderly
5. Indigenous/Marginalized Communities
6:30 Cultural Show / Welcome Dinner

February 16,  Friday
8:00  -  9:45 Plenary 3 : Impact of Health Sector Reform in RH
10:15 - 12:00 Parallel Sessions 2
1. Integration/Sustainability of RH Services
2. Health Insurance
3. Corporate Responsibility for RH Services
4. Mobilizing Communities for RH
5. New Health Service Delivery Approach
12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH
1:30 - 3:15 Plenary 4 : Quality of Care and Client Satisfaction
3:45  -  5:30 Parallel Sessions 3
1. Family Planning
2. Maternal and Child Health
3. RH Technology/Infertility/Environmental Hazards
4. Cancer
5. Abortion and Post-Abortion Care
7 :00 pm Theater Performance

February 17, Saturday
8:00 - 9:45 Plenary 5 : RH in the Context of Religion and Society
10:15  - 12:00 Parallel Sessions 4
1. Media
2. Industry/Workplace
3. Schools
4. Religion
5. Family
12:00 - 1:30 Luncheon Meeting with the Donors
1:30 - 3:15 Plenary 6 : Culture & Sexuality
3:45  -  5:45 Parallel Sessions 5
3. Prostitution
4. Adolescent Sexuality
5. Sexualities
6:30 Farewell Dinner/Asia Pacific Night

February 18,  Sunday
8:00  - 9:45 Plenary 7 : Human Rights and Legislation for RH
10:15  - 12:00 Parallel Sessions 6
1. Gender Based Violence
2. Trafficking
3. Conflict Situations
4. Gender, Sexual and RH Rights
5. Ethical and Legal Issues in RH
12:00 - 1:30 LUNCH
1:30  - 2:30 Closing Program

February 19, Monday
Field Visits (optional) to be organized by host local organizations

Note:  A more definitive program will be outlined in the Final Announcement.
The final program will be posted in the website near the date of the
conference. For more inquiries, please contact the secretariat.

Please find attached the forms for abstract submission.

A limited number of scholarships are available for some of those whose
abstracts will be selected for presentation.  In view of the limited funds
available, the Organizers are trying their best to obtain more resources to
support the travel of the speakers.

For further information, please visit our website at or
send us an e-mail at

Thank you for your attention to this matter.

Pilar Ramos-Jimenez, PhD
Chair, Program Committee

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