The 21st Annual Conference:

Conference Theme: Expanding Family Planning Services: The Role of Professional Associations 
Issues addressed on the panel discussion include: 
Pre-service Training & Family Planning: by Dr. Senait Fisseha 
Family Planning and MDG’s: by Dr. Solomon Kumbi 
Trends in Family Planning: by Prof. Assefa H/Mariam 
Family Planning Programs & Making the Youth Beneficiary: by Ato Difabachew Setegn 
Scientific Papers Presented: 
Level of knowledge of cervical cancer and screening test among women in Nekemte Town, Western Ethiopia:  by Dr. Esayas Berhanu
Health service providers perception and practice towards safe abortion care in Tigray Region, Northern Ethiopia: by Tesfay Gebregzabher
A qualitative study on Family Planning in Zone 3 of Afar region: by Tigist Fantu
The role of the private sector for provision of family planning & other sexual & reproductive health (SRH): by Melkam Teshome  
Expanding Access to Long Acting & permanent Family planning methods through task sharing- the experience of Marie Stopes International Ethiopia Country Program: by Dr. Birhanu Sendek
Exploring the discrepancy between ante-natal attendance and delivery in hospital or health center: by Dr. Margaret McDougald
Review of antenatal attendance and deliveries in a new maternity hospital in the Afar Region, Ethiopia: by Dr. Margaret McDougald
Prevalence and distribution of Hepatitis B and HIV in patients attending a maternity hospital in the Afar Region of Ethiopia: by Dr. Margaret McDougald
Completion of the audit cycle; the introduction of two comprehensive structured computerized proformas to assist in the standard of the understanding and documentation for operative vaginal delivery and caesarean section: by Dr. Mary McCauley
The need for continuation and increase in the national awareness of Menstruation Hygiene Management (MHM) in order to promote young women’s reproductive and sexual health in Ethiopia: by Dr. Mary McCauley
Medico legal evidence and legal outcome in Addis Ababa: by Dr. Birhanu Kebede
HIV Exposed Infants following at PMTCT Clinics: Risk of HIV transmission and its predictors in Northwest Ethiopia: by Digsu Negese
Parent and peer communications on sexual and reproductive health issues are independently associated with contraceptive method awareness of secondary school female students: A Cross Sectional study in Northern Ethiopia: by Yohannes Adama.