Monthly Archives: December 2011

New photos of the conference

Dear All members & Viewers, Come and check up photos of the first conference of the Network on 7 & 8 December 2011 in Cairo, on this page: Photos &  Videos We also invite you to join us in our facebook … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 1 Comment

Educating people about Female Genital Mutilation (FGM)

Cut my clitoris, please! An article from Ahmed Awadalla Researcher in Civil Liberties Program , EIPR, Egypt Posted on Aug 30, 2010 From: http://rwac-egypt.blogspot.com/2010/08/cut-my-clitoris-please.html So there I was, giving training at one of those sexuality education sessions. It was an introductory … Continue reading

Posted in Awareness raising and advocacy, Female genital mutilation, Reproductive Health Education, Women’s health related issues | 2 Comments

Presentation of the key speakers – 2nd part

Dear All Members & Viewers, Kindly find here the power point presentation of the key speakers of the first session  (7 December 2011) of the First Conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab Region”: Carolyn Ells, … Continue reading

Posted in Application of bioethical principles in the region, Scientific community and women, Women’s health related issues | 1 Comment

Presentations of the key speakers now available

Dear All Members & Viewers, Kindly find here the power point presentations of the key speakers of the second session  (8 December 2011) of the First Conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s Issues in the Arab Region”. Dr. Orio … Continue reading

Posted in Abortion, Application of bioethical principles in the region, Confidentiality, Female genital mutilation, Health care access and gender, Health care professionals and health care system, Informed consent, others, Pre-marital genetic test, Quality of health care, Reproductive technology and women’s right, Research ethics, Research involving women’s participation, Right of women, Right to know and not to know, Scientific community and women, Social workers, Social, cultural and economical impact on women and health, Women’s health related issues | 4 Comments

Outcomes of the first conference of the network

Dear All members & Viewers, It is our pleasure to anounce that the first conference of the “Bioethics Network on Women’s issues in the Arab region” was sucessfully held in Cairo, on 7 & 8 December 2011. Agenda of the … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | 6 Comments

Bioethics Lecture on “egg trade”

Dear members of the network and viewers, I would like to share with you a video version of a Bioethics Lecture on “egg trade” which was given at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary within the Anniversary Lecture Series. Link of the … Continue reading

Posted in Application of bioethical principles in the region, Bioethics education | Leave a comment

Agenda of the first conference of the network on 7 & 8 December 2011

Dear members of the network’s blog and viewers, UNESCO Cairo Office, in cooperation with RDIC-BEST (Regional Documentation and Information Center for Bioethics and Ethics of Science and Technology in Egypt) is organizing a regional conference “Current Challenges in Healthcare and Research … Continue reading

Posted in others, Scientific community and women | Leave a comment

BPA in pregnant women may cause behavior problems in girls

When pregnant women eat foods that are stored in cans or packing containing BPA, their unborn child’s exposure to the chemical could lead to behavioral problems by age 3. Link to access article: http://thechart.blogs.cnn.com/2011/10/24/bpa-in-pregnant-women-may-cause-behavior-problems-in-girls/ (Posted by Dr. Jenny Jeehan Nasr)

Posted in Women’s health related issues | 2 Comments