International Health

NOTE: Sessions listed in italics have been organized by another section, SPIG, or caucus but are endorsed by International Health.

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Monday, November 17, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Mon
3006.0Addicted to Profit: The Tobacco Industry Goes Global (Oral)
3017.0International responses to homelessness (Oral)
3049.0International HIV Care & Prevention Poster Session (Poster)
3055.0SARS: Response to a Global Epidemic (Oral)
3056.0Immunizations (Oral)
3057.0Policies and Practices of Development Agencies (Oral)
3070.0Availability, Access, and Quality of Global Reproductive Health Services (Poster)
10:30 AM-12:00 PM Mon
3091.0Think Globally -- Work Locally: Research Needed to Advance Tobacco Control Around the World (Oral)
3108.0Health Disparities Among Immigrants: Risks and Outcomes (Oral)
3132.0Financing and Sustainability (Oral)
3133.0Post-War Reconstruction in Health in Iraq (Oral)
3134.0Malaria and Tuberculosis (Oral)
3140.0Access to Essential Medicines: Why can't we find a way to provide AIDS drugs to countries in the developing world? (Drug Policy and Pharmacy Services Committee Solicited Session) (Oral)
3147.0Global Exchange: Domestic and International Reproductive Health Programs (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Mon
3175.0Disparities in Access to Care Among Refugee and Immigrant Populations (Oral)
3207.0Using Information for Public Health (Oral)
3208.0Community Involvement (Oral)
3209.0HIV and Behavior Change (Oral)
3225.0War and Public Health (Oral)
3249.0Panel on History of International Health (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Mon
3266.0Evaluating the Integrated Health Outreach System Project: a 4-year Effort to Improve Access to Care and Health Status Among Colonia Residents Along the Texas/Mexico Border (Oral)
3272.0Built Environment Institute V. Interactive roundtable discussions on the impact of urban sprawl, neighborhood design, and land use on the public's health (Roundtable)
3286.0Education and Water: Where Behavior Meets Technology (Oral)
3287.0Managing Health Workforce Issues: Globally and Locally (Oral)
3288.0Behavior and Health (Oral)
3295.0The History of Immigration Policy: At Home and Abroad (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Mon
3317.0Alcohol: A Global Problem Poster Session (Poster)
3343.0Environmental Toxics - Getting to the source: Reducing environmental health risks through pollution prevention- local, state, national and international initiatives (Oral)
3345.1Built Environment Institute IV. Characterizing the impact of the indoor built environment on human health (Oral)
3351.0Benchmarks of Fairness for Health Care Reform (Oral)
3352.0Health Sector Reform (Oral)
3353.0HIV and Social Attitudes (Oral)
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Mon
3393.0Safe Motherhood, Reproductive Health, and Newborns (Oral)
3394.0Measurement Methods and Issues (Oral)
3395.0Mental Health and Issues Within Households (Oral)
3396.0Vitamin A and Eye Health (Oral)

Tuesday, November 18, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Tue
4022.0Impact of and Responses to Violence among Refugees and Immigrants (Oral)
4047.0Update: Anti-retroviral Treatment for AIDS in Africa (Oral)
4048.0Issues in the Poorest Countries (Oral)
4049.0Replication, scale, research, and policy (Oral)
4050.0Reproductive Health (Oral)
4053.0Innovations in International Maternal Care and Program Evaluation (Oral)
4070.0Violence and Its Impact on Health: An International Public Health Problem (Oral)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Tue
4128.0Built Environment Institute I. Health by Design: A public health framework (Oral)
4142.0HIV/AIDS Care and Prevention: Africa (Oral)
4147.0US Foreign Assistance for Health (Oral)
4148.0Innovations and Updates (Oral)
4149.0Long-Term Perspectives on Community-Based Health Care (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Tue
4181.0Alternative Therapies from Around the World (Oral)
4194.0Built Environment Institute II. Diagnosis and Treatment: Measuring and modeling the impact of the built environment on the public’s health (Oral)
4213.0Disparities and Inequalities (Oral)
4214.0Reforming Health Sector Organization (Oral)
4215.0HIV and Risky Behavior (Oral)
4236.0Launching Your Career in International Health (Oral)
4237.0Globalization, Health and Liberation Medicine (Oral)
4:30 PM-6:00 PM Tue
4258.0Built Environment Institute III. Identifying successes and challenges toward healthy community design and sustainable growth from multiple perspectives – Policy, Politics, Research, Planning and Development (Oral)
4276.0International HIV Care & Prevention (Oral)
4277.0Developing-Country National Poster Session (Poster)
4278.0International Health Posters I (Poster)
4279.0International Health Posters II (Poster)
4280.0International Health Posters III (Poster)
4281.0International Health Student Poster Session (Poster)
4292.0Lessons in Health Care Reform from Abroad (Medical Care Section Solicited Session #3) (Oral)
4299.0Domestic and International Reproductive Health: A Mosaic of Adolescent Experiences (Poster)
4301.0Sustaining Reproductive Health Services: Global Lessons (Oral)
8:30 PM-10:00 PM Tue
4327.0HIV Orphans and Community Responses (Oral)
4328.0Immigrants, Refugees, and War (Oral)
4329.0Environmental Health (Oral)

Wednesday, November 19, 2003

8:30 AM-10:00 AM Wed
5012.0Strategies for Reaching Refugee and Immigrant Populations (Oral)
5029.0International/Population Aging Issues (Oral)
5041.0International Health Posters IV (Poster)
5042.0International Health Posters V (Poster)
5043.0International Health Posters VI (Poster)
5044.0The Impact of Corruption on Public Health in Developing Countries (Oral)
5045.0Infectious Diseases (Oral)
5046.0Lessons From World Experience (Oral)
5047.0Action and research for integrated district health information systems (Oral)
5072.1School Health Around the World (Poster)
12:30 PM-2:00 PM Wed
5110.0IH Luncheon (Oral)
5112.0The health determinants of immigrant communities (Oral)
5125.0Epidemiology of War (Oral)
5134.0Immigration/Impact on Social Service Delivery Systems (Oral)
2:30 PM-4:00 PM Wed
5159.0Adverse Behaviors and Consequences Paralleling the United States and Southern Africa: Healthy Lifestyles for Living (Oral)
5165.0Uptake of HIV Services (Oral)
5166.0Rights-Based Approaches to Providing Emergency Obstetric Care (Oral)
5167.0Childhood and Newborn Health (Oral)
5181.0An Innovative Approach to Address Reproductive Health Issues of Circumcised Women (Oral)
5184.0Educational programs for the international community (Oral)

The 131st Annual Meeting (November 15-19, 2003) of APHA