CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: European Society for Health and Medical Sociology 17th Biennial Conference (deadline Dec 15, 2017)

European Society for Health and Medical Sociology 17th Biennial Conference OLD TENSIONS, EMERGING PARADOXES IN HEALTH: RIGHTS, KNOWLEDGE, AND TRUST’ Venue: University Institute of Lisbon Lisbon, Portugal June 6-8, 2018 CALL FOR ABSTRACTS [deadline: December 15, 2017] The call for abstracts to the European Society for Health and Medical Sociology (ESHMS) 17th Biennial Conference is… Continue reading CALL FOR ABSTRACTS: European Society for Health and Medical Sociology 17th Biennial Conference (deadline Dec 15, 2017)

STSM: Three new reports published

Parental Quality of Life after a very preterm birth: Rethinking family centredness by Mariana Filipa da Silva Amorim  Downloaded it here (pdf). Deconstructing the concept ‘satisfaction with intrapartum care’ by Lucy Frith and Lea Takacs You can download the pdf here. Training in Qualitative Research Methodology and Analytical Framework by Stella Villarmea, Kenny Fynlaison, Carol… Continue reading STSM: Three new reports published

WG4: Vaginal Delivery Care report published in MedCrave journal

WG4 members have had a report published in MedCrave, the Obstetrics & Gynecology International Journal. Vaginal Delivery Care, Episiotomy Performance and Examination of Severe Perineal Tears: Cross-Sectional Study in 43 Public Hospitals You can download a pdf of the report here. Abstract Introduction: the public health system in Catalonia in order to achieve consensus in… Continue reading WG4: Vaginal Delivery Care report published in MedCrave journal

First Italian Survey “Women and Childbirth” on Obstetric Violence, Rome, (Sept 20, 2017)

COST Action member Elena Skoko, along with Alessandra Battisti, are Coordinators of the Survey and Founders of Italian Obstetric Violence Observatory. The results of their work will be released on September 20, 2017. Elena said: “We’d like to invite you to the press conference where we will announce the outcomes of the first Italian Survey… Continue reading First Italian Survey “Women and Childbirth” on Obstetric Violence, Rome, (Sept 20, 2017)