A group of researchers from Rīga Stradiņš University (RSU) and the University of Latvia (LU) invite all those involved in promotion of sexual and reproductive health, including students and researchers, to attend this online conference.
Research results of the international project International Sexual and Reproductive Health Survey in the time of COVID-19 and the subgroup 'Sexual and Reproductive Health' of the project of the National Research Programme Impact of COVID-19 on health care system and public health in Latvia; ways in preparing health sector for future epidemics (VPP-COVID-2020/1-0011) will be presented and discussed at the conference.
Conference moderator: Prof. Gunta Lazdāne
|13:00–13:10||Address by a representative of the Ministry of Health of the Republic of Latvia and the RSU Vice-Rector for Science, Agrita Kiopa|
|13:10–13:30||'Sexual and Reproductive Health in the time of COVID-19. Why I-SHARE?' Kristien Michelsen, Ghent University, Belgium (in English)|
|13:30–13:50||'I-SHARE/Latvija/VPP SRV' – project's progress in Latvia|
Prof. Gunta Lazdāne, RSU
|13:50–14:15||'What effects has COVID-19 had on relationships, sexual behaviour, including STDs/HIV and sexual violence?'|
Dr. Ieva Briedīte, RSU
|Break (15 minutes)|
|14:30–14:55||'How has COVID-19 affected reproductive health (contraception and maternal health)?'|
Dr. Elizabete Pumpure, RSU
|14:55–15:10||'How to balance human rights in the field of sexual and reproductive health and the threats posed by COVID-19?'|
Assoc. Prof. Solvita Olsena, LU
|15:10–15:55||'What can we learn from COVID-19 and associated restrictions? Discussing the recommendations.'|
Prof. Dace Rezeberga, RSU
Anda Ķīvīte-Urtāne, RSU, VPP Project Leader
Participation free of charge
The event will be recorded. Participants will have the opportunity to participate in the discussion and ask questions online.