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Session: Improving Services for Immigrants, Refugees, Women, and Youth
5047.0: Wednesday, November 10, 2004: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Improving Services for Immigrants, Refugees, Women, and Youth
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Overnutrition and undernutrition of adolescent girls living in a squatter community in Managua, Nicaragua: The impact of a 2 year nutrition education program
Lisa R Pawloski, PhD, Jean B. Moore, PhD, RN, Laura Lumbi
Board 2Increasing youth friendly services through partnerships in Tanzania
Nelson Keyonzo, MSc, Susan J Collins, MSW/MPH
Board 3Putting the squeeze on high blood pressure: A health education project for older Latinos
Denise Ann Benoit, MPH
Board 4Viagra’s Rise above Women’s Health Issues: An analysis of the social and political influences on drug approvals in the United States and Japan
Ilyssa E. Hollander, MPH
Board 5Evaluation of a Health Spanish Language Curriculum to Improve Quality of Care for Immigrant Latino Populations
Deborah Bender, PhD MPH, Claudia S. Plaisted Fernandez, MS, RD, DrPH(c), Christina Harlan, Robert Henshaw, Claire Lorch, MSW, Chris M. McQuiston, PhD, Elizabeth Tolman, Amy Trester, MEd
Board 6Obesity and food insecurity among Mexican-Indian children in a Mexican city
Montserrat Bacardi-Gascon, MD, Arturo Jiménez-Cruz, MD PhD, JJ Cabrales, MD
Board 7Youth caregivers: A valuable community resource to people living with HIV/AIDS in rural Zambia
Eka Esu-Williams, PhD, Katie D. Schenk, MA, MSc, Sr. Petronella Bweupe, Joseph Motsepe, Moses Zulu, Amos Kasongo, Scott Geibel, MPH
Board 8Effect of continuous training to improve the performance of refugee health clinic interpreters
Joseph S. Johnson, MPH, Laura Hardcastle, BA
Board 9West African breast cancer focus groups
Angela Vassallo, Janice Chilton, DrPH
Board 10From Pity to Promise: The challenge of youth participation in meeting the needs of vulnerable children and AIDS orphans
Sharry Erzinger, DrPH, Jean Scandlyn, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:International Health
Endorsed by:Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; School Health Education and Services

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