Agenda and Participants - Technical Meeting on Reproductive Health Services in Crisis Situations, Rennes, France, 3-5 November 1998

Rennes, France, 3-5 November 1998

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Provisional Draft Agenda

Tuesday 3rd November

9.00-10.00 Registration of participants

10.00-10.30 Opening session

Welcome speeches:

Dr. P. Chevit, Director, Ecole Nationale de la Santé Publique (ENSP)
Mr. A. MacDonald, Director, United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), Geneva

10.30-10.45 Coffee Break

10.45-11.15 Adoption of the agenda

Purpose and Organization of the meeting and Working Groups: Mr. A. MacDonald, Director, UNFPA
Dr. D. Pierotti, Principal Officer for Crisis Relief, UNFPA

Nomination of Chairpersons and Rapporteurs

11.15-12.30 Plenary - Chairperson: Ms. J. Weekers, Medical Administrator, International Organisation for Migration (IOM)

Presentations

Reproductive Health Minimum Services in Emergencies
IFRC and Reproductive Health in emergencies: Dr. M. Tailhades

Emergency contraception:
The scope: Ms. B. Elul, Population Council
Clinical guidelines: Dr. A. Kubba, Lambeth Healthcare Trust & UMDS Department of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, London

Sexual Violence
Sexual violence in conflict situations: Ms. K.Burns, UN High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)
From violence to sexual violence: Mr. P. Lecorps, ENSP
Medical answers to sexual violence against women: Dr. G.Mezey, St Georges Hospital Medical School, London

Adolescent Reproductive Health Needs
Adolescent reproductive health programme: Dr. A. A. Olukoya, World Health Organization (WHO), Adolescent Health
The HARP project: Dr. C. Waszak, Family Health International
Adolescent RH programme in Kakuma refugees camp: Ms. J. Riungu, The National Council of Churches of Kenya (NCCK)

12.30-14.30 Lunch

14.30-16.00 Discussion in working groups 1, 2, 3

16.00-16.15 Coffee break

16.15-17.45 Discussion in working groups 1, 2, 3 (continued)

19.00 Dinner hosted by Dr. P. Chevit, Director, ENSP

Wednesday 4th November

9.00-11.00 Panel discussion on Reproductive Health in crisis situations since the International Conference on Population and Development:

Chairperson: Dr. N. Dodd, UNFPA/New York
Dr. F. Donnay, UNICEF Representative
Dr. S. Malé, UNHCR Representative
Dr. H. Sandbladh, IFRC Representative
Dr. S. Petrovic, Stope Nade Representative
Dr. D. Pierotti, UNFPA, Geneva

11.00-11.15 Coffee break

11.15-12.45 Plenary

Chairperson: Ms. S. Toole Women’s Commission for Refugee Women & Children (will represent the RHR Consortium)

Coordination of Reproductive Health Services
Inter-agency coordination in crisis: Mr. S. Piazzi, Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA, Geneva)
Coordination in Tanzania camps: Ms. M. Obaso, IFRC and Dr. Mbaroku, Ministry of Health, Kigoma

Information Systems: Needs Assessment, Data Collection, Indicators, Monitoring
Information system in refugee camps in Uganda: Dr. M. Deppner, UNHCR/Uganda
Operational research in RH in crisis: Dr. M. Carballo, International Centre for Migration and Health
RH assessment mission in refugee situations:Ms. S. Purdin, International Rescue Committee (will represent the RHR Consortium)

STDs, HIV, AIDs
UNAIDS role in crisis situations: Dr. Antonio Gerbase, Office of HIV/AIDS and Sexually Transmitted Diseases, WHO

12.45- 14.30 Lunch

14.30-15.45 Discussion in the working groups 4, 5, 6.

16.00-16.15 Coffee break

16.15-17.45 Discussion in the working groups 4, 5, 6. (Continued)

19-00-20.00 Reception at the Rennes City Hall

20.00-22-00 Dinner hosted by UNFPA

Thursday 5th November

09.00-10.30 Meeting of the rapporteurs of each of the 6 Groups with the General Rapporteur

10.30-10.45 Coffee break

10.45-12.30 Plenary

Chairman: Dr. P. Chevit, Director, ENSP

Presentation of the conclusions of the 6 working group discussions
Working group rapporteurs.

Presentation of general Conclusions and Recommendations
Dr. W. Doedens,General Rapporteur.

12.00-12.30 Closing remarks by:

Mr. A. MacDonald, Director, UNFPA Geneva
Dr. P. Chevit, Director, ENSP

12.30-13.45 Lunch

14.45 Optional visit to the Mont St Michel

Optional meeting of the Inter-Agency Working Group

Beginning of departure of participants

PROVISIONAL LIST OF PARTICIPANTS

ENSP
Dr. P. Chevit
Director
National School of Public Health
Rennes
Fax No.: (33 2) 9902 2695

Agency Representatives

UNFPA
Mr. A. MacDonald
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 917 8016

UNHCR
Dr. S.Male
UNHCR Representative
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 739 7366

UNICEF
Dr. F. Donnay
New York
Fax No.: (212) 824 6462

IOM
Ms. Jacqueline Weekers
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 798 6150

UN POPULATION DIVISION
Ms. Patience Stephens
United Nations
New York
Fax No.: (212) 963 2147

IFRC
Dr. Hakan Sandbladh
IFRC
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 733 0395

U.S. Department of State
Ms. M. Pollack
Office of Population
Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration
Washington
Fax No.: (202) 663 3094

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Dr. David B. Smith
Associate Director
Office of International and Refugee Health
Rockville
Fax No: 301 443 6288

Technical Experts

UNHCR
Ms. K. Burns
PTSS
UNHCR, Geneva

Dr. M. Deppner
UNHCR Field Office
Uganda
Fax No.: (256) 41 69 89

WHO
Dr. A. Olukoya
WHO/ADH
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 791 0746

UNAIDS
Dr. Antonio Gerbase
Office of HIV/AIDS and STD
WHO
Geneva
Fax No.: (41-22) 791 4834

UNICEF
Ms. K. Madi
Office for Europe
UNICEF
Geneva
Fax. (41 22) 909 5902

OCHA
Mr. S. Piazzi
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 917 0021

UNOHCHR
Ms. A. Angarita
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 917 0092

IFRC
Ms. M.A. Obaso
Regional Delegation in Nairobi
Fax. No.: (254 2) 71 84 15

Dr. M. Tailhades
IFRC
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 733 0395

ICMH
Dr. M. Carballo
International Center for Migration and Health
Geneva
Fax No.: (41 22) 783 10 87

ENSP
Pr. P. Lecorps
Rennes
Fax No.: (33 2) 9902 2695

IPAS
Dr. Allison Friedman
Carrboro, N.C. 27510, USA
Fax No.: (919) 929 0258

Population Council
Ms. B. Elul
New York
Fax No:1 212 755 6052

St George's Medical Hospital School
Dr. G. Mezey
Senior lecturer and Consultant
London
Fax No.: (44 181) 725 2475

Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists
Dr. A. Kubba
Senior Lecturer and Consultant
London
Fax No.: (44 171) 922 8351

UNFPA/CST
Dr. G. Legrain, Country Support Team
UNFPA
Amman
Fax No.: (9626) 551 6580

Ms. A. Amana, Country Support Team
UNFPA
Addis Ababa
Fax No.: (251)151 7133

Nationals

Dr. S. Petrovic
STOPNADE
Split - Croatia
Fax No.: (385 21) 364 409

Dr. Mbaruku
Ministry of Health
Kigoma
Fax No.(.) 657 366

Ms. J. Riungu
The National Council of Churches of Kenya
Nairobi
Fax No.: (254 2) 212 230

NGOs

Ms. S. Toole
Women's Commission for Refugee Women & Children (will represent the RHR Consortium)
New York
Fax No.: (212) 329 4014

Dr. S. Maes
Medecins Sans Frontieres
Brussels
Fax No.: (32 2) 474 7575

Ms. S. Purdin
(will represent the RHR Consortium)
c/o IRC Kenya
Nairobi

Ms. S. Guy
Marie Stopes International
London
Fax No.: (44 171) 574 741

Dr. C. Waszak
FHI
Durham
Fax No.: (1 919) 544 7261

Ms. S. Butterfield
IPPF
London
Fax No.: (44 171) 487 7950

Ms. J. Cohen
Planned Parennthood Federation of America
Washington, DC 20036

Dr. D. Sojo-Guttero
Medicos des Mundo
Madrid
Fax No.: (34 91) 594 3546

UNFPA Staff

Headquarters

- Dr. N. Dodd, Technical and Policy Division (TPD)

- Dr. L. Edouard, TPD

-Dr.B.Crahay, Africa Division

-Ms. T. Durani, TPD

-M. W. A. Ryan
Information and External Relations Division (IERD), UNPFA

-Ms.C. Shanahan
IERD, UNFPA

-Mr. A. Dungus
IERD, UNFPA

- Ms. S. Abranyos

Eritrea

Dr. Pamela Delargy

Geneva

- Dr. D. Pierotti
Emergency Relief Operations

- Ms. M.Gilbert

- Ms. C. Lugli

- Ms. C. Moral

- Ms. N. Comon

Consultants:

- General Rapporteur: W. Doedens

- Communication: Mr. M. Aublanc

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