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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Reproductive Rights are Human Rights
4005.1: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 8:30 AM-10:00 AM
Reproductive Rights are Human Rights
Reproductive rights are human rights. This session will tackle the tough questions associated with reproductive rights in the U.S. and throughout the world. This session will feature contributed papers from authors who are trying to preserve and improve reproductive rights.
Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, the participant will be able to (1) describe the relationship between reproductive rights and human rights; (2) articulate the need for preservation and improvement of reproductive rights in developed and developing nations; (3) describe the role of public health and medical professionals in ensuring reproductive rights; and (4) identify strategies for change to improve the health of women, children, and families.
Moderator(s):Siobhan C. Maty, PhD, MPH
8:30 AMProsecuting women for abortion: Violations of patient-provider confidentiality by Salvadoran public health workers
Heathe Luz McNaughton, MPH, Ellen M. H. Mitchell, PhD, Karen Padilla, MD, Emilia Gudelia Hernandez, MD
8:45 AMImproving well women preventive care in an internal medicine clinic
Paige H. Smith, PhD, Nancy Phifer, MD, Donna Duffy, MS, Treva Curtis, MS
9:00 AMAbortion rights: U.S. and Canadian comparisons
Rhonda Love, PhD
9:15 AMLack of access to maternal and child health services of Latinas in New Orleans
H. Giovanni Antunez, MD, MPH, DrPH, William C. Steinmann, MD, MSc
9:30 AMHealth and human rights in Nigeria - A gender perspective
Olufunke Adesuwa Akiyode, BSc
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by:Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus

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