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Session: Empowering Communities to Face Emerging Environmental Health Challenges
5074.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Empowering Communities to Face Emerging Environmental Health Challenges
Environmental health issues frequently bring together communities in ways that other health issues may not. The panelists in this session will describe community-based programs to address various environmental health issues and present the community perspective.
Learning Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be able to describe community environmental health activities, in accordance with the learning objectives of the individual presentations.
Moderator(s):Mitchel A Rosen, MS
8:30 AMEnviroTools: A portal that empowers communities to answer the question “How do we clean up this mess?”
Saradhi Balla, MS, Errol Mazursky, MPH, Thomas Voice, Ph D, Dale E. Manty, PhD
8:48 AMPreventing Chemical Exposures in Multi-ethnic Populations: A Community and Government Partnership for Environmental Health Education  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gina Ann Margillo, MA
9:06 AMUnique non-majority population perceptions and responses to chemical (VX) threat
J. Neil Henderson, PhD, L. Carson Henderson, PhD, MPH, Gary E. Raskob, PhD, Jason Davis, BA
9:24 AMEvaluating the impact of a West Nile Virus education and outreach campaign in Kansas: Implications for environmental public health education
Ellen Averett, PhD, MHSA, John Neuberger, MBA, MPH, DrPH, Gail Hansen, DVM, MPH, Michael H. Fox, ScD
9:42 AMPrevalence and risk factors for protozoan and nematode infections of children in Santa Ana, Ecuador: Implications for health education program planning  [ Recorded presentation ]
Seppo T. Rinne, BS, Regina A. Galer-Unti, PhD, CHES, Edgar Rodas, MD, Larry T. Glickman, DrPH, VMD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Occupational Health and Safety; Public Health Nursing; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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