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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Global Perspectives on HIV/AIDS
3243.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 2:30 PM-3:30 PM
Global Perspectives on HIV/AIDS
This session presents findings from international HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment programs.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to: 1) Compare and contrast HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment by community and population. 2) Appreciate the role of contextual factors within HIV/AIDS across a range of cultures and populations. 3) Explore innovative approaches to HIV/AIDS prevention, care, and treatment, and identify their applicability in new settings.
Moderator(s):Carlos S. Zometa, PhD, MSPH
Board 1Is a global vaccination strategy possible for HIV?: Drawing in hepatitis vaccination
Leland J. Yee, PhD, MPH, Scott D. Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES
Board 2Why orphans due to AIDS were institutionalized? A population-based survey in Porto Alegre, Brazil
Marlene Doring, MSc, Ivan Franca-Junior, MD PhD, Isete Stella
Board 3Implementation of an HIV community empowerment model in rural Cambodia
Nancy Kern, MPH, Hor Bun Leng, MD
Board 4Going beyond individual-level HIV interventions: The Community Readiness Model in the U.S. Virgin Islands
H. Virginia McCoy, PhD, Robert Malow, PhD, Ruth W. Edwards, PhD, Anne Thurland, MPH, Rhonda K. Rosenberg, PhD
Board 5Factors associated with condom use among youth aged 15-24 in Brazil in 2003
Gabriela Calazans, Teo Araujo, Gustavo Venturi, Ivan Franca-Junior, MD PhD
Board 6Improving quality of care and quality of life: Prevention of medical transmission of HIV in Zambia
Richard S. Hughes, MA, Christopher Mazimba, Mmed(ob/gyn), Martha Ndhlovu, Answell Chipukuma, Higher Diploma, Matildah Matipa Zyambo, mcips
Board 7Validity of a clinical screening tool and total lymphocyte count (TLC) to determine advanced HIV disease in pregnant women in South Africa
Mitchell J. Besser, MD, Chineta R. Eure, MD
Board 8A cross-border HIV prevention project for IDUs and women at risk in Vietnam and China
Theodore M. Hammett, PhD, Don Des Jarlais, PhD, Patrick Johnston, MMath, Ryan N. Kling, MA, Wei Liu, MD, Yi Chen, MD, Doan Ngu, MD, MSc, Nguyen Son, MD, Ly Kieu Van, MD, Meng Donghua, MD. Awards: Excellence in Abstract Submission on an International Topic--Award Winner - Recipient
Board 9Safer Sex with Risky Partners in Uganda: Examining Trends in Knowledge and Consistent Condom Use from 1995-2001
Anne Stangl
Board 10Psychosocial issues facing orphan-headed households in Rwanda
Lisanne Brown, MPH, PhD, Leslie M. Snider, MD, MPH, Tonya R. Thurman, MPH, PhD student, Joseph Ntaganira, MD, Neil Boris, MD, Eleazar Mugarira, Edward Kalisa
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:Epidemiology; International Health; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus

The 133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition (December 10-14, 2005) of APHA