Details to come
The Working Group will hold its 2nd mini-symposium this year. Researchers, physicians, and staff from the University of Washington, Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, and PATH are invited to speak on key emerging areas within family planning and reproductive health. See details below.
Friday, December 8th
University of Washington Husky Union Building 334
The Working Group invited Dr. Elizabeth Bukusi, MBChB, M.Med, MPH, PhD, PGD, MBE, CIP, FAAS, to present on priority research areas for family planning in Kenya. The event was held in April 2017.
Dr. Bukusi is a Chief Research Officer and was the Deputy Director Research and Training at the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) from 2011 to 2016. Her primary areas of interest in research focus on sexually transmitted infections, reproductive health, and HIV prevent, care and treatment.
In December 2016, the Working Group held a mini-symposium. University of Washington family planning researchers and physicians were invited to present research updates on novel family planning methods, microbiome and immunology, and mobile health (mHealth).