The Evidence Project at IUSSP 2017

 October 29 – November 4, 2017

Cape Town International Conference Centre

Cape Town, South Africa


The Evidence Project’s 2017 IUSSP Side Event




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Monday, October 30

POSTER SESSION  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section B  |  12:00–1:30 pm

Does a peer health educator model improve the sexual and reproductive health and rights status among migrant female garment workers in Bangladesh?

Irfan Hossain, Population Council, Bangladesh

Poster Session 32 – Health, Mortality and Longevity I

POSTER SESSION  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section C  |  12:00–1:30 pm

Health needs, health seeking pathways, and drivers of health seeking behaviors of female garment factory workers in Cambodia: A focus on reproductive health and family planning

Ashish Bajracharya, Population Council, Cambodia

Poster Session 37 – Sexuality and Reproductive Health I

POSTER SESSION  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section C  |  12:00–1:30 pm

Impact of side effects on women’s lives: A qualitative exploration

Aparna Jain, Population Council, Washington, DC

Poster Session 37 – Sexuality and Reproductive Health I


Tuesday, October 31

ORAL PRESENTATION   |  Meeting Room 1.63-1.64  |  10:30 am–12:00 pm

What gets measured gets done: Developing and validating a measure to assess rights-based family planning service delivery

Karen Hardee, Population Council

Session 1501 – Pursuing Frontiers in Population and Human Rights


Wednesday, November 1

POSTER  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section B |  12:00–1:30 pm

Client-Service provider influence on contraceptive discontinuation in rural Bangladesh: A qualitative analysis

Laura Reichenbach, Population Council

Session 156 – Sexuality and Reproductive Health III



Thursday, November 2

ORAL PRESENTATION  |  Roof Terrace Room |  8:30 – 10:00 am

Closing the gap between population, people and programs: A study on how social accountability mechanisms influence FP/RH programs in Uganda

Vicky Boydell, IPPF

Session 197 – Reproductive health services and systems: Pathways to access and use

POSTER  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section A |  12:00–1:30 pm

Increasing Egyptian women’s access to family planning services in an era of shrinking donor support

Nahla G. Abdel-Tawab, Population Council, Egypt

Session 213 – Sexuality and Reproductive Health

ORAL SESSION  |  Ball Room West |  3:30–5:00 pm

Protective factors of condom use at last sex among boys in Ethiopia

Aparna Jain, Population Council

Session 234 – Adolescent Sexuality: Determinants and Consequences



Friday, November 3

POSTER  |  Auditorium 2 |  8:30–10:00 am

How effective are these Adolescent Friendly Health Corners–Experience from Bangladesh?

Sigma Ainul, Population Council, Bangladesh

Session 302-2 – Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health: Influence of the School and the Health System

POSTER  |  Exhibition Hall 2, Section A |  12:00–1:30 pm

What works and what does not work: Learnings from the Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health interventions in Bangladesh in last ten years

Sigma Ainul, Population Council, Bangladesh

Session P3-4 – Children and Youth IV

ORAL SESSION  |  Meeting Room 1.43-1.44  |  1:30–3:00 pm

How does taking an integrated population, health and environment (PHE) approach contribute to increased resilience to climate change?

Karen Hardee, Population Council

Session 1602-1 – Environmental Aspects of Reproductive Health