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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Avoidable Differences in Health Outcomes in African and African American Children
3265.0: Monday, December 12, 2005: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Avoidable Differences in Health Outcomes in African and African American Children
African-Americans of all ages suffer from a variety of health conditions that diminish the quality and longevity of life. Adverse outcomes due to infant mortality, youth violence, diabetes and chronic liver diseases are among the conditions that will be discussed in this session.
Learning Objectives: 1) Discuss the relationship between SES and health care utilization; 2) Identify provider role and responsibilities in managing chronic diseases in the African-American population; 3) discuss impact of ethnicity on health outcomes.
Moderator(s):Annette Johnson, MPH
2:30 PMRural woman and the role of non traditional health workers in the prevention of malaria in pregnancy - the need for policy change  [ Recorded presentation ]
Genevieve Mwale, MSC Nursing, nawa Silayambe, MD
2:45 PMEvidence for policy change: The tragic but not hopeless situation of the African child
Alex O. Otieno, MPH, ABD
3:00 PMPatient characteristics and selected treatments of Black and White infants in 17 Canadian neonatal care units  [ Recorded presentation ]
Birgit Reime, DSc MPH, Andrew W. Tu, Shoo Lee, MD PhD
3:15 PMPrevention of end stage renal disease in type 2 diabetics  [ Recorded presentation ]
Donna Calvin, MS, APRN, CNN, Karen Roberts, MS, APRN
3:30 PMVideoVoice: Adapting Photovoice to Create a Culturally Relevant Research Methodology for African American Youth  [ Recorded presentation ]
Darrell L. Hudson, MPH, Naima T. Wong, BA, Lee Bell
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Black Caucus of Health Workers
Endorsed by:Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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