Web seminar "The use of long-term reversible contraceptives for family planning in the context of the epidemic Zika"
The webinar was offered in Spanish and the recording of it can be found here.
Tuesday, February 7 2017, 11:00 am (El Salvador, Honduras, Guatemala, Nicaragua), 12:00 (Colombia, Ecuador, Washington, DC), 13:00 (Bolivia, Dominican Republic) 14h00 Paraguay, Uruguay), 15h00 (Brazil)
The World Health Organization has declared the virus Zika is a global public health emergency and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) found that the virus Zika can cause microcephaly and other brain defects in fetuses .
Family planning, access and quality of health services play an important role in reducing the chance of contracting the virus Zika.
The latest CDC guide and his research on the role of Zika and contraceptives, including reversible long-term contraception (LARC), will be discussed during the webinar. Also, a look at the long-term hormonal contraception in the context of the epidemic, with reference to the experience of the Dominican Republic will be provided.
Dra. Diana E. Ramos, MD, MPH
Director of Reproductive Health, Los Angeles County Department of Public Health and a clinical assistant professor at University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine
Dr. José Mordán
Obstetrician Gynecologist, Master in Public Health, Coordinator of the Department of Family Health, Ministry of Health of the Dominican Republic
Dr. Jorge Hermida
Regional Director for Latin America Project ASSIST
To register for the seminar click here .
It is recommended to enter the seminary 15 minutes before starting the session.
The duration of the webinar is 1 hour and 30 minutes.