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10:30 - 10:50 Invasive pneumococcal disease in the Northern Territory of Australia, 1994-1998: Reasons to vaccinate.
Author: Dr Vicki Krause

10:50 - 11:10 Polycystic ovary syndrome - Menstrual disorders and infertility in indigenous women.
Author: Dr Beres Joyner

11:10 - 11:20 The health status of the Chenchu tribe and their practices.
Author: Dr Aravida Guntupalli

11:20 - 11:40 Sugar and spice and all things nice: The role of women in traditional health practices.
Author: Miss Sharon Biribo

11:40 - 12:00 Modern Pressures, Traditional Problems: Reproductive Tract Infections in Rural Vietnam
Author: Dr Maxine Whittaker

10:30 - 10:55 Women in medicine: Mapping the field.
Author: Professor Rosemary Pringle

10:55 - 11:07 Career development of Japansese women physicians in medical societies.
Author: Dr Yoko Araki

11:07 - 11:19 Specialist supply in Australia: A review to strategies to enhance female participation.
Author: Danae Kent

11:19 - 11:31 Gender related income differences among physicians in Sweden.
Author: Dr Lena Aberg

11:31 - 11:50 Women in Surgery: Is there a glass ceiling?
Author: Dr Monica Robotin

11:50 - 12:02 An evidence-based medicine women’s health curriculum.
Author: Dr Holly G. Pursley

12:02 - 12:30 Discussion

10:30 - 10:50 Adolescence on the health agenda. Assoc. Professor Susan M. Sawyer

10:50 - 11:10 Quality primary health care for adolescents in general practice setting.
Author: Dr Lena Sanci

11:10 - 11:30 Adolescent primary care and models of service delivery.
Author: Dr Leanne Rowe

11:30 - 11:50 The Health of a Ugandan woman during puberty in Kawempe Division, Kampala District, Uganda.
Author: Dr Joy Kyazike

11:50 - 12:30 Discussion

10:40 - 10:55 The Role Of Women Physicians in Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery
Author: Dr Yoshiko Iwahira

11:02 - 11:09 Reconstructionof a Giant Nevus using Tissue Expansion: Longer than 10-Year follow-up evaluation.
Author: Dr Akiko Hirata

11:09 - 11:16 Abdominal Pan-Hysterectomy Through Modified Mini-Pfannenstiel Incision
Author: Dr Vijay Benadikar

11:16 - 11:23 Chemical Burns to the Scalp due to Hair Bleach and its Reconstruction
Author: Dr Emiko Kitayama

11:23 - 11:30 Obstetric Genital Tract Fistula: Outcome and A New Method of Surgical Management for Urinary Incontinence
Author: Dr Judith Goh

11:37 - 11:44 Breast Cancer: Reconstruction after Mastectomy to Restore the Individual Bodyline and to Improve Quality of Life
Author: Dr Marianne Schrader

11:42 - 11:49 Repeated Recurrence And Multiple Reconstructions In An Elderly Breast Cancer Patient
Author: Dr Atsuko Kamiko

10:35 - 10:50 HIV in pregnancy.
Author: Dr Ifeyinwa Flossy Obuekwe

10:50 - 11:05 Indian Experience of HIV-infected pregnant women.
Author: Dr D.D. Dongaonkar

11:05 - 11:20 The disadvantaged African woman and the HIV epidemic.
Author: Dr M.O. Folayan

11:30 - 11:45 Cervical cancer: Role of HPV and time for intervention to reduce incidence.
Author: Assoc. Professor Suzanne M. Garland

11:45 - 12:00 Screening, diagnosis and treatment of cervical cancer in China.
Author: Professor Lihui Wei

12:00 - 12:15 Early detection of potential cervical cancer changes.
Author: Professor Samia A. Razzak

10:33 - 10:43 TBA
Author: Ms Liz Furler

10:43 - 10:53 Wanted: Newrural workforce strategies for female doctors.
Author: Ms Kirsty McEwin

10:53 - 11:03 Strategies to support women in rural practice in Australia.
Author: Dr Helen Tolhurst

11:03 - 11:13 Medical practice in rural Australia: From the eyes of the next generation.
Author: Ms Katie Tonta

11:30 - 11:40 Eating disorders in primary care.
Author: Dr Phillipa Hay

11:40 - 11:50 Identification and management role of GPs for women experiencing partner abuse.
Author: Dr Kelsey Hegarty

11:50 - 12:00 The slow breathing technique and other anxiety management techniques appropriate to the primary care setting.
Author: Dr Katriona Herborn

2:00 - 2:15 Issues in cross-cultural care.
Author: Dr Shajia Khan

2:15 - 2:30 How migrant women adjust to dual transitions,
Author: Dr Ruth de Souza

2:30 - 2:45 Widowhood Rites: The Ogwuogo Nike Story.
Author: Dr Eleanor Nwadinobi

2:45 - 3:00 Women’s health in Israel.
Author: Dr Rachel Adatto

3:00 - 3:15 Negative socio-cultural practices that affect the sexual and reproductive health and rights of girls and women in Nigeria.
Author: Dr Helen Emah

3:15 - 3:30 The challenges of recruiting minority women for a national clinical trial aimed at breast cancer prevention.
Author: Dr Katherine Lee

2:00 - 2:05 Human Rights with Regards to Women’s Health: A Philosophical Argument
Author: Dr Claudia Di Nicola

2:10 - 2:10 Conditions of Life of Female Doctors in Former Yugoslavia 1988-2000
Author: Dr Radenka Dobrijevic

2:10 - 2:15 Access to Health Care Services for Women: Perceptions of Immigrant Workers in the Los Angeles Garment Industry
Author: Dr Francesca Taylor

2:15 - 2:20 Prospects of Biological Weapons in the Twenty-First Century
Author: Dr Mervat El-Rafie

2:20 - 2:25 Economic Sanctions and Public Health: The Case of Iraq
Author: Dr Susan Wareham

2:25 - 2:30 Iraqi women refugees in Australia
Author: Dr Desiree Yap

2:30 - 2:45 Mandatory Sentencing and Mental Health in Aboriginal Communities Ms Kate Napthali

2:45 - 2:50 Petrol sniffing in Central Australia.
Author: Ms Bronwyn Andrew

2:50 - 2:55 West Papuan refugees in Papua New Guinea.
Author: Dr Anne Noonan

3:00 - 3:10 Report on Health Care of Women and Girls Abducted or Behind the Rebel Lines in Sierra Leone
Author: Dr Olabisi Claudius-Cole & Dr Lynette Palmer

2:00- 2:05 Welcome and Session Outline
Author: Dr Elisabeth Hultcrantz & Dr Lexia Bryant

2:05 - 2:15 Homophobia - the demon within
Author: Dr Ingrid Tall

2:15 - 2:25 Lesbian doctors: A model for empowering professional minorities.
Author: Dr Ruth McNair

2:25 - 2:35 Pictures and quotes from medical curricula: Perpetuating stereotypical roles for women doctors at work"
Author: Dr Deborah Colville

2:50 - 3:00 Gender in research and policy.
Author: Dr Astrid Buhren

3:00 - 3:10 Historical reflections - women in clinical trials.
Author: Dr Jean Fourcroy

3:10 - 3:20 What happens when women "invade" medical schools?
Author: Dr Elisabeth Hultcrantz & Dr Carin Muhr

3:50 - 4:00 Finalise recommendations
Author: Dr Kumiko Eiguchi de Palmero & Jo Wainer

2:00 - 2:15 Results of an Australian breast health survey.
Author: Helen Zorbas

2:15 - 2:30 A study of the knowledge, attitude and practice of breast-self examination among childbearing women in Edo State, Nigeria.
Author: Dr Valentina Ideh

2:30 - 2:45 The challenges of recruiting minority women for a national clinical trial aimed at breast cancer prevention.
Author: Dr Katherine Lee

2:45 - 3:00 Breast screening: Saving women’s lives.
Author: Dr Tania Black

3:00 - 3:15 Correlation between steroid receptors and serum estradiol progesterone, prolactin in primary breast cancer.
Author: Dr Mehryar Zargary

3.15 - 3:30 The effect of video and individual of breast self-examination on women’s action.
Author: Sr Nazzanin Vaezzadeh

2:05 - 2:20 Male Involvement in Female Reproductive Health.
Author: Dr P. C. Campbell

2:20 - 2:35 Family Planning Acceptance in Calabar, Nigeria. Who Decides?
Author: Dr Mabel Ikpim Ekott

3:00 - 3:15 Induced Abortion: Nationwide survey in Thailand.
Author: Ms Nongluk Boonthai

3:15 - 3:30 Unsafe Abortion: A Major Public Health Problem?
Author: Dr Elizabeth Eruke Egbagbe

3:30 - 3:45 Post-Antibiotic Vulvovaginitis is it Really a Problem?
Author: Dr Marie Pirotta

10:30 - 10:40 Values, Traditions and Effects of Child Abuse
Author: Dr Herminia L. Cifra

10:45 - 10:55 Female Genital Mutilation as a Problem in Western Countries: Preventative Measures Against Female Genital Mutilation Among Somalian Girls in Denmark
Author: Dr Vibeke Jorgensen

11:00 - 11:10 Dysmenorrhoea: A Long-Term Consequence of Female Genital Mutilation
Author: Dr Ifeyinwa Flossy Obuekwe

11:10 - 11:20 Cultural Relativism vs Human Rights Violations
Author: Ms Sameena Rahman

11:25 - 11:35 Violences Against Women in Cameroon
Author: Dr Nina Nfron Prisso

11:35 - 11:45 Health Care Provided for Female Asylum Seekers in Denmark\
Author: Dr Annemette Mygh

11:50 - 12:00 Women who have suffered torture and trauma: The Experiences of doctors working at Companion House, Canberra ACT, Australia
Author: J. Appel & E. Price

10:30 - 10:40 Session Overview
Author: Dr Florence Manguyu

10:40 - 10:50 Determinants of Utilization of Antenatal Services, and Reasons for Not Asking for Antenatal Services, in India
Author: Dr Kirti Mishra

10:50 - 11:00 Strengthening reproductive health and safe motherhood programmes in Iran.
Author: Masoumeh Ebrahimi Tavani

11:00 - 11:10 Reproductive health initiative of the American Medical Women’s Association.
Author: Dr Marjorie Braude

11:25 - 11:35 A comparative study on the outcome of pregnancy in adolescent and adult women.
Author: Dr F Nasiri

11:35 - 11:45 Pregnancy and Cultural Norm: Korean Experience.
Author: Dr Myoung-Ock Ahn

11:45 - 11:55 The practice of traditional birth attendant and women’s health in Nigeria.
Author: Adigail Olu Imogie

11:05 - 11:20 Special Presentation Infant mental health in a changing world: Effects of older first-time mothers and family break-up.
Author: Dr Anne Sved Williams

11:30 - 11:40 Stress and coping of mothers and fathers of the children with disability.
Author: Dr Young-Kyoung Kim

11:40 - 11:50 Coping with a mentally ill woman to achieve a stable nation.
Author: Dr Frances Kemalagha

11:50 - 12:00 The psychological effects of cancer on inpatients at Kenyatta National Hospital.
Author: Dr F. Abdallah

10:30 - 10:40 Old Age - Is it a favour?
Author: Dr Margrit Saehn

10:40 - 10:50 Women: Ageing and Stroke.
Author: Dr Edith Amu Osawemwenze

10:50 - 11:00 Cholesterol, Women and Ageing.
Author: Dr Pam Pollard

11:00 - 11:10 Thyroid function tests, serum lipids and gender interrelations in a middle-aged population.
Author: Dr Ulla Petersson

11:10 - 11:20 Distribution and composition of glycosaminoglycans in the branches of the left human coronary arteries.
Author: Dr Nadir E.V.B. Prates

11:20 - 11:30 Mature Sexuality: Current Concepts
Author: Dr Helen Fourcroy

11:30 - 11:40 Sex in the Nineties.
Author: Dr Victoria Howell

11:40 - 11:50 Challenges for the twenty-first century.
Author: Dr Satty Keswani

Leading Medical Women Workshop
Author: Assoc. Professor Deborah Saltman & Dr Natalie O’Dea

2:00 - 2:10 Why Don’t Doctors Ask?
Author: Dr Jan Coles

2:10 - 2:20 Factors Influencing Help-Seeking Behaviour for Abuse and Other Women’s Health in Hawaii.
Author: Dr Deborah Goebert

2:25 - 2:40 Silent Acceptance of Violence at Home.
Author: Prof. Tulsi Basu

2:40 - 2:50 Domestic Violence Amongst Pregnant Women in Developing Countries.
Author: Khurram Nasiri

2:50 - 3:00 Unintended Consequences in Dealing with Domestic Violence.
Author: Barbara Cadwell

3:00 - 3:20 Domestic Abuse: An Issue for Health Care Professionals
Author: Dorothy Ward

2:00 - 2:10 Session Overview
Author: Dr Florence Manguyu

2:10 - 2:20 Maternal Morbities and Safe Motherhood Programmes in Iran
Author: Dr Herminia L. Cifra

2:20 - 2:30 An Analysis of Determinants of Maternal Mortality: A Four Year Review of Maternal Deaths in Unbooked Patients, University of Calabar Teaching Hospital, Nigeria.
Author: Dr Cornelia Osim Ndifon

2:30 - 2:40 Factors Hindering Maternal Health in Egypt.
Author: Dr Khalil Abdel Khalic / Prof. Dr Mervat El Rafei

2:55 - 3:05 The Incidence of Prematurity in Shiraz Medical University Hospitals, Iran, 1999.
Author: Dr Shahnaz Pourarian

3:05 - 3:15 Retrospective Sstudies on Abortion Caused by Toxoplasmosis in Pregnant Women, Sardjito Hospital, Yogyakarta, Indonesia.
Author: Dr Sitti Rahman Umniyati Yazid

3:15 - 3:25 Episiotomy: Prevention of Extensive Genital Tract Rupture or its Risk Factors.
Author: S. Khani

2:00 - 2:15 Interdisciplinary therapeutic method in an area hospital in Switzerland and complementing conventional treatment in basic health care.
Author: Dr Renate Weisbrod

2:15 - 2:30 Some barriers and benefits experienced by women who seek treatment for drug and alcohol dependency.
Author: Dr Margaret Moody

2:30 - 2:45 Analyzing web sites or the hidden risks of medical web sites.
Author: Kathleen Murray

2:45 - 3:00 Cultural Sensitivity - A Lesbian Health issue.
Author: Rhonda Brown

3:00 - 3:15 Challenging the tradition of ethnicity as "other" in the Australian health care system.
Author: Ursula King

2:05 - 2:15 Women’s Health Australia
Author: Professor Christina Lee

2:20 - 2:35 Women and Hazards at Work
Author: Anna Maria Seppalainen

2:35 - 2:50 Body Mass Index and Resistant Polycystic Ovarian Disease
Author: Professor Samia Razzak

2:50 - 3.05 Prevalence of Iron Deficiency Anaemia in Egyptian Women during the Cchild-Bearing period in Greater Cairo, and the Effect of Contraceptives on Haemoglobin and Serum Ferritin
Author: Professor Enayat El-Said M. El Sherbini

3:05 - 3:20 The Relation Between Sa-Sang Constitution and the Body Measurement Index.
Author: Dr Kyung Ah Park

3:20 - 3:35 Immunohistochemical Study of the Expression of -smooth Muscle Actin and the Proliferation Marker Ki-67 of Glomerulonephritis with Correlation to Clinical Findings.
Author: Dr Okkung Kim

3:35 - 3:50 Family Planning: A Possible Intervention in Maternal Mortality.
Author: C.L. Marchie

2:10 - 2:30 Electronic Mentoring: Overcoming Isolation.
Author: Dr Gail Beck

2:30 - 2:45 A pilot study of a facilitated personal mentoring scheme for female basic surgical trainees.
Author: Lorraine Devitt, K.J. Drummond, J. Lowe, T. Merriman, S. Stott, M. Vamos, P. Davidson.

2:55 - 3:02 Learning from leaders: A collegial support group.
Author: Dr Patricia Klinck

3:02 - 3:09 Mentoring in New South Wales, Australia.
Author: Sabine Vuong

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