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Meetings and Webinars

EngenderHealth hosts and participates in partner meetings and webinars to share the latest from the field of reproductive health and rights. The recordings of these conversations bring together global technical expertise, findings from recent studies, good practices for replication, challenges, and opportunities from the field. Here’s a listing of some of our meetings and webinars that capture the rich expanse and depth of discussions around our mandate areas.


A Call to Action to End Iatrogenic Fistula

August 17, 2016

Evidence is emerging that iatrogenic causes contribute significantly to the burden of genital fistula in low-income countries. Given the preventability and severity of fistula, data on iatrogenic fistula indicate the urgency of improving surgical training, supervision, and facility capacity, particularly amid increasing rates of cesarean section and gynecologic surgery in low-income countries. While data indicate the need for a consistent definition of iatrogenic fistula, people working on these issues have yet to reach a consensus on definitions or a minimum acceptable standard of surgical care. During the webinar, moderator Bethany Cole and presenters Dr. Lauri Romanzi and Dr. Vandana Tripathi aimed to further the global effort to address these important issues.


Vasectomy: What’s the Latest?

June 23, 2016

This webinar captured the latest information and recommendations on vasectomy and vasectomy reversal procedures and practices. Learn about the data on long-term safety of vasectomy. Drs. Mark Barone and Japheth Ominde Achola from EngenderHealth, who updated the chapters on vasectomy and vasectomy reversal for the Global Library of Women’s Medicine, shared their expertise at this session.

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