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American Public Health Association
133rd Annual Meeting & Exposition
December 10-14, 2005
Philadelphia, PA
APHA 2005
Session: Innovations in Community Health
5016.0: Wednesday, December 14, 2005: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
Innovations in Community Health
Learning Objectives: Refer to the individual abstracts for learning objectives
Board 1Egypt: An integrated approach to family planning and reproductive health *
Taroub Harb Faramand, MD, MPH, Damianos Odeh, PhD, Mohamed Abou Nar, MBA, MSc
Board 2Sustained health impact through comprehensive community-based primary health care: The Jamkhed experience
Rajanikant S. Arole, MBBS, MPH, Yoseph Pandit, Shobha Arole, MBBS, Connie Gates, MPH
Board 3Arogya Raksha Yojana Trust (ARYT): An Experiment in Comprehensive Rural Health Care Delivery in an International Community
Koren Odierna, MPH, Aruna Dhara, MPH
Board 4Madagascar champion community initiative
Philippe LeMay, Serge Raharison
Board 5Generating evidence on the effectiveness of community mobilization for prevention and treatment of obstetric fistula in Eritrea
Janet M. Turan, PhD, Khalia Johnson, Mary Lake Polan, MD, PhD, MPH, Azenegash Ghebreselasie, Elisabeth Mengsteab, Selome Tewoderos
Board 6Community health perceptions and evidence-based public health practice
Delia Mercedes Duchicela, Miguel A. Zuniga, MD, DrPH, James Alexander, PhD
Board 7Accelerating the Community-Based Health Planning and Services (CHPS) Initiative:A Move to Achieving the health MDG’s in Ghana
Frank K. Nyonator, MD, MPH, J. Koku Awoonor-Williams, MD, MPH, James Phillips, PhD, Agyeman Badu Akosa, Prof, Delanyo Dovlo, MD, MPH
Board 8Community mobilization within a multi-channel behavior change C-IMCI framework has rapid impact in diverse settings
Eric Baranick, MPH, James Ricca, MD, MPH
Board 9A descriptive community-based health evaluation in Mozambican villages
Kelli M. Donley, MPH
Board 10Mortality and morbidity in rural Nepal
Annette L. Fitzpatrick, PhD, Meera Kansakar, MA, Dibya Kansakar, PhD, Pamela A. Elardo, PE
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:International Health
Endorsed by:Alternative and Complementary Health Practices; Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Public Health Education and Health Promotion; Public Health Nursing

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