08.45-09.00 Welcome address
LEA president
UNFPA representative
UNICEF representative
Lebanese order of physicians


MORNING SESSIONS: REPRODUCTIVE HEALTH
09.00-10.30 Session I: Moderators: Rafic Baddoura, Faysal el Kak
09.00-09.45 The use of fecundity in epidemiological surveys
Alfred Spira (INSERM, Paris, France)
09.45-10.30 Women’s health and demography
Philippe Fargues (INED, Paris, France)
10.30-11.00 Fertility transition in Lebanon
Mary Deeb (FHS-AUB), Hala Nawfal-Rizkallah (UL)
11.00-11.30 Coffee break


11.30-13.00 Session II: Moderators: Jinane Usta, Jean Raad,
11.30-12.00 HRT, SERMs and reproductive cancers
Ghada el Hajj Fuleihan (AUB-MC)
12.00-12.30 Screening mammography: a community experience
Najla Lakkis
12.00-12.30 Women’s health needs assessment: a community approach
Beatrice Khater-Menassa (USJ)
13.00-14.00 LUNCH BREAK


AFTERNOON SESSIONS: MATERNAL HEALTH
14.00-17.00 Session III: Moderators: Negib Gehchan, John Jabbour
14.00-17.00 Accreditation procedure for maternal healthcare units
Ghada Hatem-Gantez (ANAES, Paris, France)
14.45-15.30 Maternal health in the Perinatal Health National Survey
Ali Zein UNICEF
15.30-16.00 Coffee break


16.00-17.00 Session IV: Moderators: Elie Karam, Jean Raad
16.00-16.30 Cesaerian practice in Lebanon: a 5-year review
Pierre Souraty (MEDNET)
16.30-17.00 Smoking and pregnancy in Lebanon
Monique Chaaya (FHS-AUB)
17.00-18.00 Closing cocktail