Tuesday, June 3, 2008

International Conference ,Post Doc.fellowship Program

International Conference on Gender-based Violence and Sexual and Reproductive Health
Date: February 15-18, 2009
Venue: Mumbai India
Objectives:

The objectives of this conference are to: (i) review the magnitude and determinants of GBV; (ii) explore the sexual and reproductive health (SRH) consequences of GBV; (iii) share experiences of programme and interventions for the prevention of GBV, their impact on SRH and gaps and challenges that remain; (iv) review relevant policies, programme and their implementation; and (v) suggest recommendations on programme strategies and policies to address GBV and SRH.
The scientific programme for this conference will involve multi-disciplinary sessions, including findings derived from operational, psycho-social and behavioural research and programme related to gender-based violence and sexual and reproductive health. This conference is being organised by the National Institute for Research in Reproductive Health (India), UNDP/UNFPA/WHO/Word Bank Special Programme of Research, Development and Research Training in Human Reproduction; and the Indian Society for the Study of Reproduction and Fertility. For further information regarding the conference please refer the website: http://www.nirrh.res.in or contact Dr. Balaiah Donta via email: gbv2009@yahoo.co.in. ____________________________________________________________
Asian Meta Centre for Population and Sustainable Development Analysis
Postdoctoral Research Fellow
Project titled CHAMPSEA
: Transnational Migration in South-East Asia and the Health of Children Left Behind. The project is funded by the Welcome Trust and will involve the development, implementation, management and analysis of a large multi-country survey. Researcher will be based in Singapore but will be expected to travel to the four study countries of Indonesia, the Philippines, Thailand and Vietnam, but work closely with a Postdoctoral Fellow based at the University of St Andrews, UK, as well as with collaborators from the UK and the study countries.

Qualifications/Experiences:
PhD degree (or are awaiting conferment) and have research interests in a relevant area of the social sciences (e.g. Migration Studies, Health Studies, Anthropology, Sociology or Geography).Research experience in the area of migration and health, preferably in an Asian context, and will be expected to co-ordinate the next stage of field work in four study countries.
Closing date for applications is 15 July 2008.

Please visit http://www.populationasia.org/Vacancies.htm for more details.
Informal enquiries to Prof Brenda Yeoh email: geoysa@nus.edu.sg or Ms Theodora Lam email: popnasia@nus.edu.sg. Please quote ref: AMC-PDF

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