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EVENTS: ICD Conference 2015

 

Iranti-org hosts ICD Conference with
Gender Dynamix and GATE

 

South Africa, 31 September 2015

Iranti-org in partnership with Gender Dynamix and GATE hosted a regional ICD (International Classification of Diseases) Conference from 27-30 September 2015 in Johannesburg, South Africa with over 30 trans and intersex activists representing 12 countries across different regions in Africa.

 

The aim of the conference was to create a collaborative space for engagement on developing an African advocacy strategy on ICD revision through discussions, expert presentations and group work.

ICD Workshop 2015 participants

Participants in the ICD intersex workshop gather for a group portrait.

Joshua Sehoole of Iranti-org at the ICD Conference 2015

Iranti-org Regional Co-ordinator Joshua Sehoole introduces the ICD (International Classification of Diseases) Conference 2015 with welcome remarks and introductions. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Estian Smit opens the ICD Conference 2015

Estian Smit opens up the conference on ICD Africa research, 28 September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Seoketsi  Mooketsi from South Africa and Johlerina Timbo from Namibia  at the ICD Conference 2015

Seoketsi  Mooketsi from South Africa and Johlerina Timbo from Namibia listen attentively during Estian Smit's Presentation. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

The ICD Conference 2015 venue

The overall view of the participants listening to the presentation of one of the speakers, ICD  Conference. Photo by: Ayanda Msiz

SOGI in International Classification of Diseases by Dr. Alex Muller, ICD Conference 2015

A presentation about SOGI in International Classification of Diseases by Dr. Alex Muller, ICD Conference. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Ricki Kgositau of Gender Dynamix at the ICD Confrence 2015 hosted by Iranti-org, GATE and Gender Dynamix.
Ricki Kgositau of Gender Dynamix, Cape Town gives her input with reference to the presentation by Dr. Alex Muller. Photo by: Gugu Mandla

Shireen Motara was the facilitator for the duration of the  ICD Conference 2015

Shireen Motara was the facilitator for the duration of the ICD Conference, September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Dr Simon Pickstone-Taylor had a session on Gender diversity in Childhood at the ICD Conference 2015

Dr Simon Pickstone-Taylor had a session on Gender diversity in Childhood during the ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Dr. Simon Pickstone-Taylor session was based on this Gender bread person.

Dr. Simon Pickstone-Taylor session was based on this Gender bread person. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Neo Musangi

Neo Musangi asks a question during one of the presentation sessions, ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla

Stop Transphobia in Healthcare tshirts
Iranti-org printed themed "STOP TRANSPHOBIA IN HEALTHCARE" for the ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla

Jabu Pereira, director of Iranti-org at the ICD Conference 2015

Director of Iranti-org Jabu Pereira stating his views on ICD research in Africa, ICD Conference 2015. Photo by: Gugu Mandla

Mauro Cabral of GATE (Global Action for Trans Equality)  at ICD Conference 2015

Mauro Cabral of GATE(Global action for trans equality) presents on opportunities for engagements in the ICD Research within Africa, ICD Conference September 2015. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

Sam Ndlovu from Sexual Rights Centre in conversation with Boglarka Fedorko from TGEU (Transgender Europe)  at the ICD Conference 2015, South Africa September

Sam Ndlovu from Sexual Rights Centre in conversation with Boglarka Fedorko from TGEU (Transgender Europe)  who had a session monitoring needs assessment. Photo by: Ayanda Msiza

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
 
 

 

 
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