Erin Sabato and Quinnipiac University Participating at 2nd Annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference-June 23, 2018

Erin Sabato -Team Leader of visiting Quinnipiac University

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Photo credit: Quinnipiac University

 

ERIN SABATO

Erin Sabato is the current Director of International Service and Learning at Quinnipiac University.  She has earned her BA, Quinnipiac University and MA, University for Peace.

 

About Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac’s is ranked among all 4-year schools nationally for value of education by The Economist and The Brookings Institution.  There are 10,290 students enrolled in their College of Arts and Sciences and 8 professional schools with a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

June 23, along with Director Sabato and her students who are volunteering at the event, two MD candidates, Kaitlin Renkosiak and Devon Soucier will be presenting at the Baobab Towers, Warrens, St. Michael.

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc and Barbados Family Planning Association give our major sponsor Quinnipiac University a heartfelt welcome to Barbados!

Draft Schedule for the BFPA 2nd Annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference -June 30-July 1, 2018

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INFO ON 2nd Annual Sexual and Reproductive Health Conference June 30-July 1, 2018

Barbados Family Planning Association presents its:

2nd Annual Sexual & Reproductive Health Conference

Saturday, 23 June 2018, Baobab Towers, Warrens, St. Michael

830AM-5.00PM

The Barbados Family Planning Association presents its second annual medical conference on Sexual and Reproductive Health in the Caribbean. The goal of this conference is to provide an opportunity for information sharing of current sexual and reproductive health practices, psychosocial perspectives, patient considerations and barriers to care. Topics explored include contraception, sexual assault, STIs, adolescent and transgender health and more. Guest speakers include MD candidates from the Quinnipiac University in Connecticut – Professors Kaitlin Renkosaiak, Devon Soucier and Zara Khan who will share on aspects of maternal mortality, prenatal counselling and contraception.

All health care providers, social workers, counsellors and other sexual & reproductive health stakeholders are invited to attend.

Registration:

$175 – Physicians

$125 – Nurses & Allied Health

$100 – All Students (with ID)

Pre-register at: http://www.hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com; hhccmeevents@gmail.com; 269-253-9384; 269-6183

Payment: http://www.ticketpal.com; AB Music Supplies, Sheraton; Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre; Origin Boutique, Limegrove or payment pick-up: 246 253-9384.

Objectives:

  • To influence the knowledge, attitudes and beliefs of health care providers in their practice of sexual and reproductive health interventions
  • To promote the standardization of sexual and reproductive health practices
  • To advocate for the use of evidence-based interventions in practice to ultimately improve patient care and outcomes
  • To explore current practices in the approach to gender and health

Draft Programme

TIME

TOPIC

SPEAKER

8.30-8.45

Welcome Address

BFPA Exec Dir

8.45-9

Opening Remarks

TBA

CONTRACEPTION

9.00-9.25

Contraception: Myths and Facts

Dr. Tracy Archer, OBGYN

9.25-9.50

Management of 1st Trimester Abortion

Dr. D. Marshall, Registrar, OBGYN, QEH

9.50-10.15

Post Abortion Care and Contraceptive options

Dr. Alana Francis, Registrar, OBGYN, QEH

10.15-10.20

Q&A

10.20-10.30

Break

REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH

10:30-10:55

Prenatal Counselling in High Risk Pregnancies

Kaitlin Renkosiak, MD Candidate, Quinnipiac University

10:55-11:20

Fertility Management for General Practice

Dr. Damian Best, OBGYN

11:20-11:30

Q&A

STI

11:30-11.55

HPV: A Review of Screening and Management

Devon Soucier, MD Candidate, Quinnipiac University

11:55-12.20

Public Health STI Topic – TBA

Rosanette Cooke, RN

12.20-12:30

Q&A

12.30-1.30

LUNCH

SEXUAL ASSAULT

1:30-1.55

Sexual Assault Management

Dr. Sandra Bynoe, OBGYN

1.55-2.20

HIV Pre and Post Exposure Prophylaxis

Dr. Anton Best, SMOH, Ministry of Health

2.20-2.30

Q&A

TRANSGENDER HEALTH

2.30-2.55

Impact of Stigma on Key Populations

Mr. Fabian Sargeant MPH

2.55-3.20

Transgender Health

Dr. Walter Alleyne, GP

3.20-3.30

Q&A

Working Break

3.30-3.55

Adolescent Care: Medico-legal Issues

Nailah Robinson, Attorney-At-Law

3.50-4.15

Recurrent Vulvovaginal Candidiasis

Dr. Kamara Odle-Cummins, OBGYN

4.15-4.55

SRH, Relationships & Mental Health

Janelle Chase-Mayers, Mental Health Professionals

4.55-5pm

Closing

Hibiscus Health Caribbean Inc.

 

General Info

Office: 246 269 6183; 253 9384

hibiscushealthnetwork@gmail.com

http://www.hibiscushealthcaribbean.com

Event Pre- Registration

http://hibiscushealthcaribbeanevents.eventbrite.com

hhccmeevents@gmail.com

(pre-registration only via this site – no online payment available via this site)

 

Payment

Online: http://www.ticketpal.com

Barbados Select Ticketpal Locations:

A& B Music Supplies – Sheraton

Sir Lloyd Erskine Sandiford Centre, St. Michael

Hugo Boss Boutique, Limegrove, St. James

 

 

Guest Speaker at Sports Conference: Staying In The Game: From Prevention to Performance June 30-July 1, 2018-The Savannah Hotel Dr.Akshai Mansingh

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Image : credited to UWI Mona

Dr Akshai Mansingh is Dean of the new Faculty of Sport at The University of the West Indies (The UWI) and he took the position from August 2017.

A Consultant Orthopaedic Surgeon and Sports Medicine Physician, Dr. Mansingh has looked after elite athletes throughout the region. A graduate of The UWI, Dr Mansingh earned his Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery and his Doctor of Medicine, Orthopaedics degrees at the Mona campus. He also holds a Master’s in Sports Medicine from the University of New South Wales in Australia.

Dr Mansingh has been a lecturer in the Department of Surgery, Sports Medicine in Radiology, Anaesthetics and Intensive Care at The UWI, Mona since 2007.  He is also the author of numerous publications in his various specialisations and has written on Methods for Injury Surveillance in International Cricket among many other cricket and sport science themes.

To read more visit

Profile : https://www.mona.uwi.edu/marcom/newsroom/entry/6719

 

1st Topic at June Conference: Considerations for the Young Athlete