Reproductive Health and Rights: Definition, concepts of reproductive health, reproductive rights and ICPD. Population dynamics, scopes and components of reproductive health, MDGs, indicator and source of data.
Family Planning: Definition and rationale of family planning, unmet need for family planning, health impact of family planning, relevance of family planning to population policies; ICPD principles, male involvement and Islamic view on family planning, definition of sexual health, principles of quality controls.
Maternal Health: Maternal mortality and morbidity- causes, trend, health and social significance, safe motherhood policies and programs, unsafe abortion- causes, incidence and prevention, emergency obstetric care and post abortion care.
STIs/HIV/AIDS, Tobacco and Food Habit: Epidemiology, causes, risk factors, way of prevention, high risk group AND policy of HIV/AIDS, socio cultural determinants and health effects of tobacco use among young people, food safety vs street foods- scope of hygiene and health promotion among adolescents and youths.
Human Sexuality and Gender Relation: Interrelationship between human sexuality and gender relations, violence against women (sexual and gender based violence), access to information, education and services to achieve good health including sexual health and exercise reproductive rights and responsibilities, laws on marriage and divorce.
Adolescents’ Sexual and Reproductive Health (ASRH): Definition and basic concept, ASRH: issues, current status, magnitude of problems, teen-age pregnancy, unsafe abortion, STIs/HIV/AIDS, policies and programmes for adolescents on SRH: information and services to meeting SRH needs of adolescents.
Adolescents and Youth Friendly Health Services: Youth-friendly services: The opportunities and obstacles, role of Government, UN and other agencies, MDG, national policy focus on adolescent and youth health, national policies on HIV/ AIDS and STD related issues.
Male involvement in Sexual and Reproductive Health: Present status of male participation in RH/FP, problems and issues in male involvement, current policies and programmes to promote male involvement, need for advocacy, broader information/education programmes to promote male participation in RH/FP.
Global Landmark events on Reproductive Health Policies and Programs: Reproductive health (ICPD, 1994), Safe Motherhood Conference, Nairobi (1987), Reproductive health (Beijing, 1995), Safe Motherhood Inter-Agency Technical Consultation, Colombo (1997), Reproductive health policies and strategies in Bangladesh.