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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: HIV/AIDS Treatment: International Perspectives
4318.0: Tuesday, December 13, 2005: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
HIV/AIDS Treatment: International Perspectives
This session explores the extent of the HIV/AIDS epidemic and examines divergent approaches to treatment.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, participants will be able to: 1) Describe modes of HIV/AIDS treatment delivery in international settings. 2) Identify promising directions in the global management of HIV/AIDS.
Moderator(s):Angela R. Powell
4:30 PMGearing up for “3 by 5”: Integration of highly active antiretroviral therapy (HAART) into treatment of HIV infection in the Dominican Republic (DR)
Maria Isabel Tavarez, MD, Talía Flores, MD, Arelis Batista, MD, Jose Gonzalez Carpio, MD, Virginia Salcedo, MPH, Consuelo Beck-Sague, MD, Toye Brewer, MD
4:50 PMTraining Vietnam's clinicians in HIV treatment
Eric L. Krakauer, MD, PhD, Loc Q. Tran, MS, Megan E. O'Brien, MPH, PhD, Yen N. Le, MD, PhD, Hien D. Nguyen, MD, PhD, Marcio Maeda, MS, MPH, Mitchell I. Wolfe, MD, MPH, Lisa Cosimi, MD
5:10 PMImproving Anti Retroviral Therapy Adherence in a Poor-Resource Setting: The Case of Zambia  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yvonne Mulenga, Ms, Beatrice Chola, Mrs
5:30 PMProviding methadone maintenance and ARV for IDU peer educators in HIV prevention projects in Vietnam and China
Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, Theodore M. Hammett, PhD, Liu Wei, MD, Chen Yi, Doan Ngu, MD, MSc, Ly Kieu Van, MD, Donghua Meng, MD
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; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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