Focal Themes  
   
  Focal Theme 4  
  Women's Rights And Medical Technologies  
 


The 10th IWHM is keen to discuss the complexities and contradictions that medical technology, medical education and medical practices pose for the health of people in general and for women in particular.

 
   
  The Meeting will examine, among others the following questions:  
 

  • How can we strategize for the effective implementation of international ethical guidelines and regulations for testing and use of new technologies?
  • How can we recover women-friendly safe practices and knowledge systems and bring them into mainstream health care?
  • Can technologies that repose with communities be tapped to promote women's health in a holistic manner?
  • How do structures and functioning of the medical systems and technologies affect health and social inequalities?