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Семинар Programme (Russian language version)

Wednesday 13 September 2017 

12:00 - 18:30    Registration 

14:00 - 17:30    Sponsored pre-seminar course 

  • Preserve the reproductive health in presence of uterine fibroids management 

15:30 - 17:00    WHO workshop (max 50 p)
Introduction to WHO Guidelines and Tools on Contraception and Reproductive Health.
Moderators: G. Lazdane, M. Festin, N.Bakunina (WHO)

  • WHO Guidelines on Family Planning and Reproductive Health – Gunta Lazdane
  • WHO FP Training Resource Package and other training tools – Mario Festin
  • WHO Guidelines on Sexually Transmitted Infections – Natalia Bakunina

18:00 - 19:00    Welcome address - Opening

  • Welcome by the President G. Merki (Switzerland)
  • Welcome by the Hosting Organiser L. Erofeeva - V. Prilepskaya (Russia)
  • Seminar Medal award (I. Batar, Hungary) introduced by G. Bartfai (Hungary)

19:00 - 20:00   Welcome reception (exhibit)

  • Including presentation about Prof. V. Kulakov (15 min)
Thursday 14 September 2017

08:30 - 09:30   Plenary session 1: Contraceptive methods and its role in prevention of unwanted pregnancy and abortions
Chairs: R. Lertxundi (Spain), N.Salakos (Greece)

  • Contraception between first and second childbirth (benefits of prolonged methods of contraception- LARC) A. Kubba (UK)
  • Emergency contraception in Russia D.Serfaty (France)
  • Unmet needs in contraception M. Short (Ireland)
  • Emergency Contraception. Attitude of the doctors. Russian experience N. Aganezova and S. Aganezov (Russia)

09:30 - 11:00   Sponsored Symposium: Contraception moving forward

11:00 - 11:15   Welcome from Saint Petersburg city governement

11:15 - 11:45   Break & poster viewing

11:45 - 13:00   Plenary session 2: Sexuality and contraception
Chairs: S. Randall (UK), A. Kapamadžija (Serbia)

  • Sexual history and contraception K. Haldre (Estonia)
  • What gynaecologists should know M. Merckx (Belgium)
  • The influence of contraception on sexual function J. Bitzer (Switzerland)
  • Discussion

13:00 - 14:00   Lunch & poster viewing

14:00 - 16:00   Plenary session 3: Round table: Contraception among 'special' groups of women
Chairs: A. Gompel (France), S. Raine (UK)

  • Adolescents and long-acting reversible contraception (LARC) A. Kapamadžija (Serbia)
  • Not only COC: contraception after abortion L. Erofeeva (Russia)
    Contraceptive Technology Innovation (V. Halpern, USA)
  • Discussion

Medical conditions:

  • Migraine, family history for VTE and VTE risks G. Merki (Switzerland)
  • Contraception in obese women and after bariatric surgery S. Skouby (Denmark)
  • Discussion

16:00 - 16:30   Break & poster viewing

16:30 - 18:00   Plenary session 4: ESC teaching tool session on IUDs

  • IUD overview, IUD in special situations, Copper-IUD, LNG IUD K. Sedlecky (Serbia) & G. Merki (Switzerland)

20:00                 Seminar Dinner

Friday 15 September 2017

08:30 - 09:30   Plenary session 5: Workshop on counseling of women in contraception N. Podzolkova (Russia), V. Korennaya (Russia), Y. Koloda (Russia)

09:30 - 10:00   New highlights in Medical Eligibility Criteria for Contraceptive use (2015) M. Festin (WHO)

10:00 - 10:30   Break & poster viewing

10:30 - 11:30   Plenary session 6: Round table: Side effects management within hormonal contraceptive use
Chairs: M. Lech (Poland), G. Merki (Switzerland)

  • Fear for side effects of COC use V. Prilepskaya (Russia)
  • Method Mix and life cycle of a woman S. Skouby (Denmark)
  • Common reasons for hormonal contraception use failure G. Bartfai (Hungary)
  • The Russian context S. Rogovskaya (Russia) 
  • Discussion

11:30 - 12:30   Plenary session 7: Termination of unwanted pregnancy under women’s request. Practical skills for MVA and medical abortion 
G. Dikke (Russia)

12:30 - 13:30   Lunch & poster viewing

13:30 - 15:00   Plenary session 8: Modern demographic challenges
Chairs: N. Aganezova (Russia), G. Dikke (Russia)

  • Childbirth, abortions and contraception in modern Russia V. Sakevich (Russia)
  • International and European regional human rights standards on reproductive health A. Lamackova (Germany)
  • New provisions in Russian legislation: Informative voluntary consent (IVC), ultrasonography and the heart beat listening before termination of pregnancy on request of a woman G. Dikke (Russia)

Prevention of STI’s, HIV and HPV vaccinations, herpes and Chlamydia treatment Regional data - What should be improved

  • HPV vaccination (O. Pustotina, Russia)
  • Reproductive tract infections - screening and prevention strategies in Russia (A. Savicheva, Russia)
  • Unwanted pregnancy prevention - organization of the reproductive healthcare  services for teen-girls in St. Petersburg (M. Ippolitova, Russia)
  • Discussion

15:00 - 15:30   Break & poster viewing

15:30 - 17:00   Plenary session 9 

  • Practical skills on implant’s insertion and removal Y. Dobrohotova (Russia)
  • Master-class on practical skills for the use of different types of LARCs  (I. Ilina, Russia)

17:00                Closure of the seminar
                          N. Aganezova (Russia), G. Dikke (Russia)


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