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World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2006, Report Series, Year 2005, Ge, No. 43 Maa: Workshop on Gender and Rights in Reproductive and Maternal Health

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Title: World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2006, Report Series, Year 2005, Ge, No. 43 Maa: Workshop on Gender and Rights in Reproductive and Maternal Health  
Author: World Health Organization
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Language: English
Subject: Health., Public health, Wellness programs
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Organization, W. H. (n.d.). World Health Organization : Regional Office for the Western Pacific, Bureau Regional du Pacifique Occidental ; Year 2006, Report Series, Year 2005, Ge, No. 43 Maa. Retrieved from http://worldebooklibrary.org/


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More than a decade after the International Conference on Population and Development (ICPD) in 1994a nd the Fourth World Conferenceo n Women in 1995,g overnmentsa re expressing their commitment to women's health, in particular to sexual and reproductive health. Unfortunately, high maternal and neonatal mortality remains a feature in many countries in the WesternP acific Region. The complex'issueso f reproductivea nd maternalh ealthe xtendb eyond technical and medical factors. Social determinants, such as gender and rights, though recognized as important factors in maternal mortality and morbidity, have not been considered in health servicesp lanning,p erhapsb ecauseo fa lack ofunderstandinga nd inadequatec apacityt o operationalizeth e concepts.T o achievet he Millennium DevelopmentG oals (MDG), it is essential that the gendera nd rights dimensionsa re fully understooda nd mainstreamedin policy, programmesa, nd services. Recognizingt he urgencyo f the situation,t he WHO WesternP acific Regional Office decided to organize a workshop in collaboration with the Ministry of Health Malaysia as the host in Kuala Lumpur from 28 November to 2 December 2005. The Workshop on Gender and Rights in Reproductive and Maternal Health was the first ever organized by the Regional Office. Unlike other workshops, this was a training workshop aimed at introducing conceptsa s well as someb asics kills and tools to enablep articipantst o bring a gendera nd rights perspectivein to their programmes ervices.

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CONTENTS SUMMARY ................................................................................................................................. 1 1 . INTRODUCTION. ................................................................................................................ 3 1.2 Participants and resource persons ................................................................................. 3 1-3 Organization ................................................................................................................. 4 1.4 Opening ceremony ........................................................................................................ 4 2. PROCEEDINGS ................................................................................................................... 5 2.1 Workshop sessions ........................................................................................................ 5 3. CONCLUSIONS ................................................................................................................. 19

 

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