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Session: Preventing 'Other' Sexually Transmitted Infections in Reproductive Health Programs: U.S. and International Perspectives
4166.0: Tuesday, November 9, 2004: 12:30 PM-2:00 PM
Preventing 'Other' Sexually Transmitted Infections in Reproductive Health Programs: U.S. and International Perspectives
We know that an ounce of primary prevention is better than any cure. Although HIV has been in the spotlight, there are at least two dozen other diseases that are commonly transmitted by sex. The prevention of transmission of sexually transmitted infections is an important part of successful reproductive health programs. Here is what is new in this field!
Learning Objectives: By the end of this session, the participant will be able to: 1. Describe some geographic areas where sexually transmitted disease are a problem 2. State the names of, and long-term problems caused by, several STDs 3. Recognize a male condom and know its proper function 4. Explain problems for mother and infant caused by STIs
Moderator(s):Richard Grossman
12:30 PMSelf-reported vs. assay-identified Chlamydia infection in young adults
Bonita Iritani, MA, Denise Hallfors, PhD, Carol A. Ford, MD, Carolyn Tucker Halpern, PhD, William C. Miller, MD, PhD, MPH
12:44 PMEarly outcomes from the west texas early pregnancy and chlamydia project  [ Recorded presentation ]
Kellie Flood-Shaffer, MD, Amy Johnson-Rubio, Eric Benson, Elena Rodriguez, Naoma Bradshaw, RN, Kathy Porter, MD, Samuel Prien, PhD
12:58 PMEvaluation of hepatitis B risk perceptions and behavioral intentions for hepatitis B immunizations among young adults aged 18-24 years old
Rachel Gonzales, MPH, Emily Elman, MPH, Deborah C. Glik, ScD, Mike Prelip, DPA, MPH, Janet Yuen, MPH, Linda B. Bourque, PhD
1:12 PMCongenital syphilis: A Latin American and Caribbean (LAC) perspective
Julia Valderrama-Alberola, MD, MPH, Fernando Zacarias, MD, DrPH
1:26 PMMaternal morbidity and mortality in a remote region of northern Tanzania
Moke Magoma, MD, Trude Bennett, DrPH, Brooke R. Johnson, PhD, Paul W. Leslie, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:International Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 132nd Annual Meeting (November 6-10, 2004) of APHA