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Second Congress of the
Asia-Pacific Council on Contraception (APCOC)
The Venetian Macao-Resort-Hotel, Macau, China, December 4-6, 2008

"Contraception for all: how, why, what and when?"
 
  Scientific Program Print

Thursday, December 4, 2008                                                                                                    

08:00-11:00
Arrival of Delegates & Registration
 
11:00-12:30
Satellite symposium sponsored by Schering Plough:
Changing treatment in women's health in Asia
 
Chairperson: Hans Vemer (Roseland)

 
Changing demographics and reproductive medicine
Hans Vemer (Roseland)

Changing perceptions in menopausal medicine
Richard Lindgren (Linköping)  
 
Guidelines for Asian women with hormone replacement therapy: A report from the Asia-Pacific Menopause Federation
Delfin Tan (Quezon City)
 
12:30-13:30
Lunch Break
 
Session 1
13:30-15:00
 
From abortion to contraception
 
Chairpersons:
 
Im-Soon Lee (Seoul) and Dominic Fuk-Him Li (Hong Kong)
 

 
Hans-Peter Zahradnik (Freiburg)
 
15:00-15:30   
Coffee Break
 
Session 2
15:30-17:00   
 
How does our youth deal with sexuality?   
 
Chairpersons:
 
Biran Affandi (Jakarta) and Jamiyah Hassan (Kuala Lumpur)
 
 
 
 
 
  
 
Corazon Raymundo (Quezon City)
 
Need for sex education in schools/universities?
Surasak Taneepanichskul (Bangkok)
 
Harlina Siraj (Kuala Lumpur)                                                
     
Session 3
17:00-18:00
 
Opening Ceremony by Macau Goverment Officials
 
 
 
Introduction: Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
 
Guest of Honor: Lei Chin Ion, Director of Macau Health Bureau
 
  
Keynote address: The evolution of contraception and beyond
Catherine d'Arcangues (Geneva)

 

18:00-19:30   
Welcome Reception
 
Master of Ceremony: Dominic Fuk-Him Li (Hong Kong)
 
Introduction: P.C. Wong (Singapore) 
 
                                   
Friday, December 5, 2008                                                                                                        

Session 4
08:00-09:00   
 
Meet the Experts at Breakfast (please see link in left-hand menu) 
 
Moderators:
 
Cherng-Jye Jeng (Taipei) and Biran Affandi (Jakarta)
 
Group discusion on selected topics 
Session 5
09:00-10:30   
 
Plenary Session: Safety of modern contraception
 
Chairpersons:
 
Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane) and Im-Soon Lee (Seoul)
 

Maureen Cronin (Berlin)
 
An update of epidemiological data on breast cancer risk and oral contraception
David Cibula (Prague)
 
Lee Shulman (Chicago)
 
10:30-11:00   
Coffee Break and Short Films 
Showing the first of four short films sponsored by APCOC to illustrate the challenges facing women (produced by students of media in four countries of the Asia-Pacific)
           
Theme: "Asian women: Their lives, their families, their future"
 
Session 6
11:00-12:30   
 
Symposium sponsored by Bayer Schering Pharma:
Discover YAZ ®: "Discover a new OC beyond birth control
 
 
Chairperson:
 
Surasak Taneepanichskul (Bangkok)
 

Opening remarks
Surasak Taneepanichskul (Bangkok)
 
Lorraine Dennerstein (Melbourne)
 
 
Lee Shulman (Chicago)
 
Q&A Session
Surasak Taneepanichskul (Bangkok)
 
12:30-13:30   
Lunch Break
 
Session 7
13:30-15:00
 
Symposium sponsored by Schering Plough:
Evolving needs of women in contraception: Innovations in dosage and delivery
 
Chairperson: Gab Kovacs (Victoria)
 

                   
Evolving from lower starting dose contraceptive therapy confers long term benefits
Hans Vemer (Roseland)

Long-acting hormonal contraception and progestrone; reducing estrogen exposure to zero
Gab Kovacs (Victoria)
 
Novel non-oral contraceptive: expanding women’s choice
Richard Lindgren (Linköping)
 
                                                                                                                         
15:00-15:30   
Coffee Break and Short Films 
Showing the second of four short films sponsored by APCOC to illustrate the challenges facing women (produced by students of media in four countries of the Asia-Pacific)
           
Theme: "Asian women: Their lives, their families, their future"
 
Session 8
15:30-17:00   
 
Free Communications: for young investigators
Concurrent Sessions               
 
8a
Chairpersons:
 
Mario Festin (Manila) and Dominic Fuk-Him Li (Hong Kong)
 
Is the use of Copper T protective against Endometrial Carcinoma?
Neera Agarwal (Delhi)
 
The silent epidemic: Chlamydia infection in the family planning NSW setting
Deborah Bateson (Sydney)
 
Intrauterine devices: Knowledge and practices of Australian gynaecologists
Kirsten Black (Sydney)
 
Improving effective use of condoms, oral contraception and emergency contraception in adolescents: Findings from a questionaire based study
Katherine Brown (Coventry)
 
A new contraceptive option in Asia: The woman's condom
Xiao Morgan Du (Beijing)
 
A novel copper-containing composite for contraception
Juan Li (Wuhan)
 
8b
Chairpersons:
 
Surasak Taneepanichskul (Bangkok) and Cherng-Jye Jeng (Taipei)
 
Review of contraceptive use among women seeking for repeat termination of pregnancy in Hong Kong
Hang Wun Raymond Li (Hong Kong)
 
Reproductive and sexual health knowledge, attitudes and practices of men in an urban marginalized community in the Philippines
Erlidia Llamas Clark (Manila)
 
A comparison of quinacrine (QS) and surgical sterilization (TL) in 600 women in Guizhou Province China: A 5-year follow-up
Weiqun Lu (Guiyang)
 
Effects of Mirena (levonorgestrel releasing intrauterine system) on lipid metabolism: A randomized control study
Kuldip Singh (Singapore)
 
The safety of two rod sino-implant versus six rod norplant contraceptive measured by biomedic indicator
Hasto Wardoyo (Jakarta)
 
Problems faced by Indonesia in providing well-capacitated physicians and its implication to the care given in contraception treatment
Tisa Windayani (Jakarta)
 
17:00-18:30   
Media Conference                       
Chairperson:
Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
 

Promoting safe and effective contraception in modern society
Round-table discussion
 
 19:00
 APCOC Educational Dinner
 
Master of Ceremony: Zeev Shoham (Tel Aviv) and Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
 
Sponsor Representatives 
Phil Smits (Berlin), Bayer Schering Pharma, Global Head  Women's Healthcare
 
Hans Vemer (Roseland), Schering Plough, Global Head Women's Health
 
Jan Kreutzberg (Berlin), Bayer Schering Pharma Regional Business Unit Head Women's Healthcare
 
 
Invited Speaker Representative
Lorraine Dennerstein (Melbourne)
                
 
 
Saturday, December 6, 2008                                                                                                    

Session 9
08:00-09:00   
 
Meet the Experts at Breakfast (please see link in left-hand menu) 
 
Moderators:
 
Biran Affandi (Jakarta) and Cherng-Jye Jeng (Taipei)
 

Group discussion on selected topics
 
Session 10
09:00-10:30   
 
Debate
 
Moderators:
 
P.C. Wong (Singapore) and Mario Festin (Manila)
 

Immediate postpartum sterilization is the preferred option for women who have completed their family
Response from audience and discussion
 
Introduction and pre-debate poll
P.C. Wong (Singapore)
 
For:
Mario Festin (Manila)
 
Against:
Wu Shang Chun (Beijing)
 
Post-debate poll
P.C. Wong (Singapore)
 
10:30-11:00   
Coffee Break and Short Films
Showing the third of four short films sponsored by APCOC to illustrate the challenges facing women (produced by students of media in four countries of the Asia-Pacific)
           
Theme: "Asian women: Their lives, their families, their future"
 
Session 11
11:00-12:30   
 
Symposium sponsored by Bayer Schering Pharma: Mirena ®:
Long-acting reversible contraception with health benefits
 
Chairperson:
 
Xiao Bilian (Beijing)
 

Tapani Luukkainen (Helsinki)
 
Ian Milsom (Göteburg)
Ritva Hurskainen (Helsinki) 
 
12:30-13:30   
Lunch Break
                                           
Session 12
13:30-15:00   
Concurrent symposia
 
 
12a
 
Non contraceptive benefits of hormonal contraception    
 
Chairpersons:
 
Jamiyah Hassan (Kuala Lumpur) and Linan Cheng (Shanghai) 
 

Cancer risk reduction
Tapani Luukkainen (Helsinki)
Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
        
12b Sexually transmitted infections  
 
Chairpersons:
 
Mario Festin (Manila) and Cherng-Jye Jeng (Taipei)
 

How do you reduce risks 
Biran Affandi (Jakarta)
        
Does the use of IUD increase incidence of infection?
Mario Festin (Manila)
        
Controversies and challenges in introducing HPV vaccines in the practice
Marc Steben (Montreal)
 
15:00-15:30   
Coffee Break and Short Films 

Showing the fourth of four short films sponsored by APCOC to illustrate the challenges facing women (produced by students of media in four countries of the Asia-Pacific)
           
Theme: "Asian women: Their lives, their families, their future"
 
Session 13
15:30-17:00   
 
Symposium sponsored by WHO:
Evidence on contraception to guide family planning programmes
 
Chairperson:
 
P.C. Wong (Singapore)
 
Update on WHO family planning guidance
Catherine d'Arcangues (Geneva)
Katherine Ba-Thike (Geneva)
 
Weijin Zhou (Shanghai)
Session 14
17:00-18:30   
 
Interactive Clinical Presentation                                                
 
Moderator:
 
Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
 
Panel:
 
Lee Shulman (Chicago)
Alfred Mueck (Tübingen)
 

Clinical conference on five scenarios for consideration of contraceptive advice, with audience participation
 
18:30-18:45    Closing Remarks

Soo Keat Khoo (Brisbane)
Dominic Fuk-Him Li (Hong Kong)
Jamiyah Hassan (Kuala Lumpur)
P.C. Wong (Singapore)
                                                        

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