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2nd INTERNATIONAL INTERDISCIPLINARY 
CONFERENCE ON WOMEN & HEALTH

European Association for Research on Women and Health

July 12-14, 1999
Edinburgh Scotland

An exciting programme is planned for the above Conference, with 
speakers attending from the four corners of the globe.

The (provisional) programme is now available for perusal.

If you would like a copy and registration form please contact the
Conference secretariat at   [log in to unmask]

Alternatively you can access the programme and conference details via
our web site:   http://www.ucs.ed.ac.uk/~pamew/ICWH2.htm
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NOTE:  It is NOT too late to submit a poster abstract.

*** Call for poster abstract submissions *** 
***          by March 31st 1999                  ***

Abstract forms are available from the Conference secretariat or the
web-site (for addresses please see above)
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This Conference aims to:

. Stimulate communication and collaboration between researchers,
  clinicians and policy makers working in the area of women and
  health.

. Bring critical contributions from theory and research into
  discussions of aetiology, clinical practice and health care 
  systems.

. Identify priority areas for women's health research.

The Conference will provide a unique forum for the exchange of ideas
and the development of new models and approaches to the understanding
and promotion of women's health. It will appeal to psychologists,
sociologists, doctors, nurses, midwives, psychotherapists, health care
workers, policy makers and health advocates.

The key themes of this conference are:

. Addressing inequalities and human rights

. Delivering appropriate health care and health services for women

. Promoting women's health across cultures, ages and stages

. Developing critical theories and methodologies

. Lifespan perspectives

We welcome submissions which are concerned with the areas of interest
identified by the Report of the EC Commission on the state of women's
health. These include: cardiovascular disease; incontinence; cancer;
eating disorders; HIV/AIDS; family planning; abortion; menopause;
violence against women; and health risk behaviours such as smoking,
diet, exercise and alcohol consumption.

 Conference registration fees have been held as low as possible to
ensure maximal attendance.

Help please! 
The difficulty with interdisciplinary conferences is in ensuring that
information about the conference reaches the majority of potential
participants, in their diverse disciplinary and occupational
enclaves.....  Please help by forwarding the above web address to
anyone you know who is not on this discussion list, and who may be
interested in the conference. Thank you. 

Pamela Warner

Medical Statistics Unit
Department of Public Health Sciences
University of Edinburgh Medical School
Teviot Place
EDINBURGH EH8 9AG
Scotland UK
Ph.:   44-(0)131- 650 3248
Fax:   44-(0)131- 650 6909
email: [log in to unmask]


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