Discover how we plan to achieve this objective through the activities described below
While most of the programming is taking place in the host nation Bolivia, in anticipation of our commitment to bring our headquarters to Zambia in 2024, we are developing parallel events in Lusaka and Santa Cruz, Bolivia.
In addition, WVD is launching its WVD Academy and will be producing a basic course in vasectomy services that will be available on our soon to be released educational platform.
What We Want To Achieve Together
Vasectomies in Bolivia
Vasectomies in Zambia
Students & medical staff
Basic Course in Vasectomy for University Medical Students
Presented by Dr. Esgar Guarin, Dr. John Curington and Dr. Michel Labrecque in Spanish for 100 medical students at the Universidad Autónoma Gabriel René Moreno, Bolivia’s leading public university. The program will be live-streamed via Zoom to universities and collaborating organizations throughout Latin America.
4th Annual WVD Summit for Vasectomy Providers and Medical Students
Virtual event covering technical and ethical issues regarding vasectomy provision by leading experts in the field. Attracts up to 400 doctors and medical students from over 40 countries and has multiple objectives including; acknowledgement of the contributions of doctors, communication specialists and life time contributors with the annual WVD Awards..
WVD 24 Hour Global Celebration
Symposium on New Masculinities, Men’s Reproductive Health and Gender Equity
02:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.
Men’s Reproductive Health and Gender Equity program. This hybrid program links to universities throughout Africa.
Men’s Reproductive Health Celebration
To be determined, but WVD wants to set up a day of unity between Zambia and Bolivia in solidarity with women’s rights. Vasectomies will be offered free of charge and we are anticipating joining a large march/rally in Bolivia and asking other partners around the world to join in. Details are still being worked out.