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Thursday, November 9

10:30 Welcome/0pening
User patterns of contraception in the Nordic countries
10:40 Use of hormonal contraception in the Nordic countries 

Ingela Lindh, PhD, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University

11:05

Teenagers  - fertility and contraceptive patterns – Nordic countries
Kristina Gemzell-Danielson, professor, Division of Obstetrics and Gynaecology, Karolinska Insitutet/ Karolinska University Hospital, Stockholm 

11:20

Women in the fourties – fertility and contraceptive patterns
Ingela Lindh, PhD, Sahlgrenska Academy at Gothenburg University

11.35 

Counseling women in the fourties on hormonal contraception
Mette Haase Moen, professor emerit. NTNU, Trondheim

11:50

Use of contraception after childbirth (FC)*
Birgitte Falck, med. stud., UiT The Arctic University of Norway

12:00

Lunch

13.00

Guidelines
EMAS recommendations and use of COCs in Norway (FC)*

Julie Ekman, med. stud., UiT, The arctic university of Norway

13.10

Nordic guidelines for use of contraception – barriers and possibilities
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Each country – 10 minutes introdution – update on situation)

Denmark: Øjvind Lidegaard, Professor, University of Copenhagen
Norway: Steinar Madsen, MD, Medical Director, The Norwegian Medicines Agency
Sweden: Kristina Gemzell-Danielson, professor, Karolinska Insitutet
Finland: Mervi Halttunen, University of Helsinki

14.00

Break

Use of contraception and health risks
14.20

The contraceptive “wheel” – a tool for quick answers? A practical introduction
Finn Egil Skjeldestad, professor, Department of Community Medicine, Faculty of Health Sciences, UiT The Arctic University of Norway, Tromsø,

14.30

Reported adverse reactions from contraception in Norway – what are the learning points?
Steinar Madsen, MD, Medical Director, The Norwegian Medicines Agency

14.50

Hormonal contraception – depression and suicide
Øjvind Lidegaard, Professor, University of Copenhagen

15.10

Hormonal contraception and PMS
Inger Sundström Poromaa, MD, PhD, Karolinska Insitutet

15.30

Combined oral contraceptives and sexual function – results from a randomized placebo-controlled trial (FC)*
Cecilia Lundin

15:40

Break

16.00 

Hormonal contraception and VTE
Øjvind Lidegaard, Professor, University of Copenhagen

16.20

Hormonal contraception and cancer
Phil Hannaford, professor, The University of Aberdeen, Aberdeen, UK

17.00

Hormonal contraception and migraine (FC)*
Nora Stensland Bugge, med. stud., UiT The arctic university of Norway, Tromsø

17.10 

Break

17.20

Use of contraception and subsequent fertility
Finn Egil Skjeldestad, professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

17:40

Emergency contraception – mechanisms of action/efficacy
Kristina Gemzell-Danielson, professor, Karolinska Insitutet

18:00

 End day 1

20:00

Dinner


Friday, November 10 

LARC and emergency contraception
08:30 Saloranta T et al. Changes in LARC-uptake in different age-groups in the city of Vantaa, Finland, between 2012 and 2016.City of Vantaa/University of Helsinki and Helsinki University Hospital, Helsinki, Finland
08:40 Pros and cons of LARC to young women

Pros: Oskari Heikinheimo, professor, University of Helsinki
Cons: Øjvind Lidegaard, Professor, University of Copenhagen
Debate: 10 minutes

09.10

Reimbursement of contraception to young women – does it work?

Sweden: Ingela Lindh, PhD, SahlgrenskaO Academy at Gothenburg University, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gotheburg
Denmark: Øjvind Lidegaard, Professor, Rigshospitalet, Faculty of Health Science, University of Copenhagen, Copenhagen
Finland: Frida Gyllenberg, University of Helsinki and City of Vantaa
Norway: Ane S. Simensen, Scientific Officer, The Norwegian Medicines Agency, Oslo

10:00

Break/Check out

Induced abortion
10:30

Induced abortion in the Nordic countries
Oskari Heikinheimo, professor, University of Helsinki

10:50

Simplified induced abortion
Kristina Gemzell-Danielson, professor, Karolinska Insitutet

11:05 

Postaborton counseling on contraception
Elina Pohjoranta, University of Helsinki

11:20  Pill scare – the effect on contraceptive use and induced abortion

Christian Fiala, MD, PhD. Karolinska Institutet, and Gynmed Ambulatorium, Vienna, Austria

11:40

How do we understand the epidemiology of induced abortion and use of contraception – moral issues and facts
Finn Egil Skjeldestad, professor, UiT The Arctic University of Norway

12:00

Is there a place for Conscientious Objection in Reproductive Health?
Christian Fiala, MD, PhD. Karolinska Institutet

12.20

Closing remarks

12.30

Lunch

13:30

Course test

14:15

Closure/departure
(FC)* Free communication

Vedlegg / Bilder

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