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International Infertility Counseling Organisation


Saturday, 22 June, 2019

10:00 – 17:00


On June,  22nd, from 10.00 to 17.00 (times are tentative),  IICO together with the Austrian Psychology Organisation will hold the workshop  “Legal Changes in Austria – Developments since 2016”

Once the programme has been finalized you can download it from here and you can register for this workshop. It will take place in Vienna, one day prior to the ESHRE conference.

Stay tuned for more information!







Saturday, 1 July, 2017

13:30 – 18:00




Here you can download the PDF


(Easy access by tramway or buses from the airport or the main train station, map and details in final programme)




All presentations will be in English


Together with FertiForum (a commission of the Swiss Society of Reproductive Medicine) and SANTE SEXUELLE suisse, the International Infertility Counseling Organisation (IICO) is offering a half-day workshop on the theme of sexual health. 

This is for colleagues interested in the Swiss specificities of sexual health in the field of infertility and medically assisted procreation. The workshop will also provide opportunities to discuss and share experiences with international colleagues.


We are looking forward to seeing you in Geneva !!


Sexual Health in the Context of Infertility Treatment, Saturday, 1 July, 2017

University Hospital of Geneva (HUG Genève)

Organised by FertiForum (Swiss counselling organisation, Swiss Society for Reproductive Medicine, www.sgrm.org ) and SANTE SEXUELLE suisse, www.sante-sexuelle.ch , in collaboration with IICO (International Infertility Counseling Organisation, www.iico-infertilitycounseling.org )


13h00 : Welcome drink for participants


13h30-13h45: Introduction

Chairperson: Danièle Besse, FertiForum


13h45-14h15: The concept of Sexual Health in Switzerland 

Christine Sieber, SANTE SEXUELLE Suisse, Bern


14h15-14h50 : Mindfulness-based interventions in infertility care 

Dr Isabelle Streuli, Dr Helene Gaitzsch, University Hospital, Geneva


14h50-15h25: Sexual health and endometriosis

Dr Nicola Pluchino, University Hospital, Geneva


15h25-16h00: Coffee break


16h00-16h35: The well-being of the child in medically assisted procreation, a multidisciplinary approach

Jeanne-Pascale Simon, University Hospital, CHUV, Lausanne


16h35-17h10: How couples experience the passage from medically assisted procreation to adoption

Marion Tièche, Espace A, Geneva 


17h10-17h45: Promoting sexual health in the context of infertility – what does it imply ?

Dr Sibil Tschudin, University Hospital, Basel


17h45-18h00h: Conclusion and thanks



19h30: A dinner will be planned in a restaurant nearby


REGISTRATION (Participation is confirmed after payment has been received)

Please send the following details by e-mail to the Secretariat FertiForum

è     Name and First name

è     Detailed Address

è     Mobile Number and E-Mail


REGISTRATION FEE (press free of charge):

CHF 50.00 or EURO 50.00 per person (includes certificate of attendance, welcome drink and coffee break), to be transferred until 18.06.2017

Valiant Bank, 3001 Bern

Account number: 16

Account holder: Schweiz. Gesellschaft für Reproduktionsmedizin, 3076 Worb

Swiftcode: VABECH22

IBAN: CH32 0630 0016 6151 1800 3

Bank charges should be shared

Onsite registration is not possible (please contact Secretariat FertiForum for last minute inscription)