The Bixby Center is pleased to sponsor and co-sponsor our own events or those organized in collaboration with campus partners. It is also our pleasure to spotlight events organized by which we’re not directly involved in sponsoring but are organized by others focusing on topics of interest to the Bixby network. We encourage you to please check out the upcoming events we have on our calendar and plan to join us there. Also feel free to browse the past events to get a sense on the type of activities we feature on our calendar.

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April 2019

The UC and CSU Access to Reproductive Health Services Study

April 4, 2019 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
440 University Hall

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March 2019

Bixby Biweekly Meetings: Presentation by Geffan Pearlson

March 7, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
440 University Hall
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November 2018

Universal Children’s Day: Ending Female Genital Mutilation and Child Marriage

November 17, 2018 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
War Memorial Veteran’s Building, 401 Van Ness Avenue, Room 210
San Francisco, CA United States
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International Conference on Family Planning

November 13, 2018 @ 10:00 am - November 14, 2018 @ 12:00 pm
Kigali Rwanda + Google Map

Presentation Schedule Tuesday, November 13th  Combining structural and reproductive health to improve transition to adulthood: the Musanze Youth Center model 10:25am-11:45am | Session Room: MH 4 Presenter: Leopold Nirere "It is not them, it is us": how FP supply strategies in rural areas can improve demand and utilization of long acting methods 11:30am-2:30pm | Session Room: Auditorium terrace–Display #90 *Presenter at poster from 1:30-2:30pm Presenter: Jean Utumatwishima Engaging men in FP: perspectives from married men in Lomé, Togo 3pm-6pm | Session…

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October 2018

An Analysis: The Implementation Of Youth Centers In Musanze, Rwanda

October 10, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
440 University Hall

Presentation by Bixby Summer Funding Award Recipient Kalee Singh Kalee will present her analysis on the implementation of the Bixby Center’s youth center, based in the district of Musanze, Rwanda. The youth center model aims to utilize a multi-pronged approach–addressing both structural and social determinants–to improve the health and wellbeing of youth in Rwanda. The model, co- designed and managed by youth, strives to empower adolescents through the provision of comprehensive sexual education and linkages to high-quality, youth- friendly reproductive…

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September 2018

Combating Maternal Mortality: Ugandan lawsuit

September 20, 2018 @ 12:45 pm - 2:00 pm
170 Boalt Hall, 2763-2719 Bancroft Way
Berkeley, CA 94704 United States

The Uganda-based Center for Health, Human Rights and Development and the families of women who suffered preventable deaths in childbirth have sued the Ugandan government in a landmark case, demanding that the state provide minimum health guarantees to expectant mothers. University of Wyoming Law Professor Noah Novogrodsky and UC Berkeley School of Public Health Professor Ndola Prata discuss the challenge of promoting social and economic rights through test-case litigation. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP: tinyurl.com/HRC-maternal-mortality

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May 2018

Dr. Nouhou Presenting: Women’s Empowerment and Fertility Decision Making in Niger

May 2, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
University Hall Room 401, University Hall
Berkeley, CA United States
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Join the OASIS Initiative (Organizing to Advance Solutions in the Sahel) and the Bixby Center for Population, Health, and Sustainability for a talk by Dr. Nouhou Abdoul Moumouni, Director of OASIS Niger and a champion for women’s empowerment and family planning in the West African Sahel. Dr. Nouhou will discuss strategies to improve family planning demand in Niger, with a focus on understanding women’s empowerment challenges. The fertility rate in Niger has been stagnant for the last 25 years at…

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April 2018

Dr. Prata and Natalie Morris Will Be Presenting at the Psychological Workshop and PAA

April 24, 2018 - April 28, 2018

Psychosocial Workshop: April 24-25, 2018 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Population Association of America (PAA) Conference: April 26-28, 2018 at the Sheraton Denver Downtown Hotel in Denver, Colorado. Abortion History and its Association With Use of Modern Contraceptive Methods in Luanda, Angola. Authors: Natalie Morris and Ndola Prata The study examined women's history of induced abortion and their current use of modern contraceptive methods in Luanda, Angola. We used data from a 2012 cross-sectional study conducted in the…

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Dr. Marc Mitchell Will be Presenting The Health Systems of the Future–Here Today

April 23, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bixby Center, 17 University Hall
Berkeley, CA United States
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March 2018

Bixby Internship Presentation on The Impacts of Heavy Load Carrying on the Reproductive, Musculoskeletal, and Physiological Health of Sand Miners in Nepal

March 12, 2018 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
The Bixby Center, 17 University Hall
Berkeley, CA 94720 United States
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