Annual Conferences

The 8th Annual Conference:

The 8th Annual Conference:

Conference theme: The role of NGOs (RH) in supporting health and family planning services in Ethiopia.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include:
The Experience of Oromia Health Bureau in working with RH NGOs: by Dr. Ibrahim Ahmed, Head ORHB.
RH NGOs in Ethiopia, Contributions and Problems: by W/o Tigist Alemu and Ato Hailu Belachew from COFAP.
Complimentarity and support of RH NGOs in RH/FP: by Dr. Tesfanesh Belay, Head Family Health Department, Ministry of Health.
Scientific papers presented: 
Topical microbicides- A promising new prevention technology for STI/HIV infections: by Dr. Melaku Adane.
Uterine rupture in Yirgalem Hospital: by Dr. Yewondwossen Tilahun.
Female Genital Mutilation: by Dr. Solomon Kumbi.
Cross sectional study on sexuality and selected RH problems among Tikur Anbessa high school students: by Dr. Zerai Kassaye.

The 7th Annual Conference:

The 7th Annual Conference:

Conference theme:  Illegal and Unsafe abortion In Ethiopia.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include: 
Illegal and unsafe abortion the African Experience: by Ato Sahlu Haile, senior Advisor, Packard Foundation.
Illegal and unsafe abortion its magnitude and scope the Ethiopian situation: by Dr. Seyoum Yoseph, Private Consultant, Obstetricians and Gynecologist.
RH service in Ethiopia: what is missing and what is to be done in light of Illegal and unsafe abortion: by Dr. Solomon Kumbi, Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Gondar College of Medical Sciences.
The social impact of illegal and unsafe abortion: a sociological viewpoint: by Prof. Seyoum G/ Selassie, Addis Ababa University department of sociology and population studies.
Legal issues concerning illegal and unsafe abortion in Ethiopia by W/o original W/Giorgis, Ethiopian women Lawyers Association.

The 6th Annual Conference:

The 6th Annual Conference:

Conference theme: Violence Against Women.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include:
Violence against women magnitude of the problem: by Mrs Judith Kennedy Family health department, Ministry of Health Ethiopia. 
Violence against women: the Female Genital Mutilation: by W/o Almaz H / Selassie, private Consultant.
Violence against Women the Legal Aspect: by W/o original W/Giorgis, Ethiopian Women Lawyers Association.

The 5th Annual Conference:

The 5th Annual Conference:

Conference theme: STD HIV/AIDS.
Issues addressed in the panel discussion include:
Epidemiology of AIDS: by Dr. Derege Kebede.
AIDS in pregnant women: by Dr. Bekele Chamiso.
STD, HIV /AIDS in Ethiopia: by Dr. Hailu Negassa.
HIV Sero-prevalence and its association with Syphilis sero- positivity: by Dr. Kidane G/Kidan.
HIV/ AIDS as occupational hazard: by Dr. Elisabeth Duncan.
Prevention of HIV transmission in the community: by Dr. Daniel Fekade.