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Third International Congress on Women’s Health and Unsafe Abortion in Bangkok

Gynuity staff members and colleagues will present at the Third International Congress on Women’s Health and Unsafe Abortion in Bangkok this week. The Congress takes place from January 26th-January 29th. Gynuity staff will present on a variety of topics as shown below:

All presentations will take place in Rajthevee 1, except Symposium 2 (noted below)

Wednesday, January 27, 2016
10:30-12:00: Beverly Winikoff, President: Trust Women: The Key to Good Medical Abortion Services (As a part of Symposium 2, in Room Rajthevee 2)

14:40-14:50: Anadil Alam: Introducing Mifepristone-Misoprostol for Menstrual Regulation in Public Sector Facilities in Bangladesh

Friday, January 29, 2016
10:40-10:50: Use of a Semi-Quantitative Pregnancy Test (SQPT) for Medical Abortion Follow-Up, Elizabeth Raymond, Senior Medical Associate

10:50-11:00: Innovations Second Trimester Medical Abortion Services, Dina Abbas, Program Associate

11:00-11:10: Medical Abortion Outcomes and Repeat Pregnancy Following Quick start of Progestin Contraceptives, Elizabeth Raymond, Senior Medical Associate

11:10-11:20: Can Semi-Quantitative Pregnancy Tests Assist Women Undergoing IVF to Monitor HCG Levels Outside of a Clinic Setting? Beverly Winikoff, President

11:20-11:30: Bridging the Gap Between First and Second Trimester Abortion: The Feasibility, Safety and Efficacy of Out-Patient Medical Abortion between 10-12 Weeks Gestation, Rasha Dabash, Senior Director

11:30-11:40: Randomized Trial Comparing Home Use of Two Pregnancy Tests for Assessing Early Medical Abortion Success at 3, 7 and 14 Days after Mifepristone, Jennifer Blum, Vice President for Programs and Strategic Initiatives

More information about the conference can be found here: