The 130th Annual Meeting of APHA

4158.0: Tuesday, November 12, 2002 - 1:06 PM

Abstract #44939

Ford Foundationís Efforts to Scale up Work on Sexuality

Sarah Costa, PhD, The Ford Foundation, 320 East 43rd Street, New York, NY 10017, (212) 573-5000, S.Costa@fordfound.org

The Ford Foundation has played a leading role in encouraging the incorporation of research, training and programs on sexuality, sexual health and sexual rights. This presentation will: I. Summarize key points of a year-long assessment of the Foundationís work in this area with recommendations for the donor community, II. Offer highlights of some programs such as community-based efforts to promote sexual health and sexual rights on the ground, and III. Share findings from efforts to strengthen research and training on sexuality in the South (India, Vietnam, Brazil) as well as the United States.

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    Keywords: Policy/Policy Development, Sexuality

    Presenting author's disclosure statement:
    I have a significant financial interest/arrangement or affiliation with any organization/institution whose products or services are being discussed in this session.
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