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Structural Barriers To Entry For Female Surgical Trainees

Dr S Miskell Northern Sydney Central Coast Health Service Objective: Identification of the barriers encountered by female surgical trainees in entering and completing surgical training programs Methodology: Interviews were conducted with female surgical trainees to obtain information about the key issues and problems which they are encountering in pursuing their… Read More »Structural Barriers To Entry For Female Surgical Trainees

Part-time Training and Employment: Views of Hong Kong Frontline Doctors

Dr J Tsang, Dr C Chiang, Dr K.S. Chan, Dr L.S. Lau, Dr W Mok, Dr H.Y. Tse, Dr W Tsui, Dr B Wong, Dr L Yam, Dr C Yu
Hong Kong Women Doctors Association

Background: The healthcare workforce is evolving with increasing number of women doctors and increasing part-time practice. In Hong Kong, part-time employment or training are not available for most doctors. The Hong Kong Women Doctors Association (HKWDA) would like to examine the attitudes towards part-time employment among doctors.

Sexual Behaviour of Korean Young Women: Preliminary Study for the Introduction of HPV prophylactic vaccine

A/Prof Ji Young Kwon 1, A/Prof Chan Joo Kim 1, Prof Seung Cheol Kim 2, Prof Young Tae Kim 3,
Prof Yong Sang Song 4, Prof Nak Woo Lee 5, Prof Jae Kwan Lee 5, Prof Kyu Wan Lee 5,
Prof Jong Sup Park 1
1 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, The Catholic University Of Korea, College Of Medicine, 2 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Ewha Womans University College of Medicine, 3 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, Yonsei University College of Medicine, 4 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Seoul National University, 5 Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology, College of Medicine, Korea University

OBJECTIVE: The decision of optimal age for administration of recently approved prophylactic human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccines depend on the basis of the sexual behavior of each countries. The aim of the study was to survey the age-specific sexual behavior including the sexual debut time and sexual experience in the Korean young women to design the tailored HPV vaccination.

Collaboration Model for the 7 Valent Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine (PCV 7) Vaccination Program in Taipei City Government

W Yang, E Ling Chinese Medical Women Association Taiwan R.O.C Streptococcus pneumoniae is a major cause of bacterial diseases among infants and children. Taipei city government provided almost 5000 doses seven valent Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine (PCV7) to the 2 to 5 year-old children residing in Taipei city between November 2006 and… Read More »Collaboration Model for the 7 Valent Pneumococcal Conjugated Vaccine (PCV 7) Vaccination Program in Taipei City Government

Pandemic and Public Health Controls: Toward an equitable compensation system

Miss Theresa Ly, Dr Michael J Selgelid, Associate Professor Ian KerridgeUniversity Of Sydney There is increasing global concern about the potential impact of pandemic infections, including influenza, SARS and bioterrorist attacks involving infectious diseases. Many countries have prepared plans for responding to a major pandemic. In Australia, the Federal and… Read More »Pandemic and Public Health Controls: Toward an equitable compensation system

Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans Associated with Ovarian Carcinoma

Prof C Oh1, Dr C Kim2Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, GyeongSang National University Hospital1Department of Dermatology, School of Medicine, GyeongSang National University Hospital2 Malignant acanthosis nigricans is a disease that has an abrupt onset and is most commonly associated with gastric adenocarcinoma. It can occur simultaneously, before, or after… Read More »Malignant Acanthosis Nigricans Associated with Ovarian Carcinoma