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Session: Collaboration and Partnerships with the Faith Community to Work on Global Health Rights
3298.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
Collaboration and Partnerships with the Faith Community to Work on Global Health Rights
This session will provide a discussion of the health and spiritual effects on international persons living in the USA. One presentor will identify the health and social effects of 9/11 on Muslim community with emphasis on women. Two others will articulate basic human rights which are at stake in the immigration debate bu describing some of the conflict, pain, and hope of US-Mexico Border immigrants and will discuss the spiritual challenges which are the consequence of undocumented immigrant worker mortality and morbidity.
Learning Objectives: Recognize the association between social justice, political, economic, and spiritual issues. Identify policy issues that provide opportunities for church based organizations and international communities to address health and medical needs.
2:30 PMBorder of Death, Valley of Life
Father Daniel Groody, CSC, PhD, Claudia A. Ramirez, William Groody, Leah Vaughan, MD, MPH
2:50 PMPutting policy into practice: Developing an international health infrastructure and conducting a health fair in Nigeria
Myrtle Evans-Holland, DrPH (c), MSPH, David Jones, EdD
3:10 PMA Study of the Public Health Significance of September 11th on Muslim Communities in North Carolina Using Photo voice  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ahmad-Rufai Abdullah, DVM , MPH, Janet Porter, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Caucus on Public Health and the Faith Community
Endorsed by:APHA-International Human Rights Committee; Community-Based Public Health Caucus; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

The 134th Annual Meeting & Exposition (November 4-8, 2006) of APHA