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Session: HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean
3408.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
HIV/AIDS in the Caribbean
HIV prevalence rates in the Caribbean are second only to sub-Saharan Africa. Understanding risk behavior and access to care in this part of the world is key to addressing the global epidemic.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Identify 3 risk behaviors specific to Caribbean communities. 2. Recognize the state of service utilization in 2 Caribbean sites.
Moderator(s):Carlos E. Rodriguez-Diaz, MPH, CHES, CCHP
4:30 PMEffects of stress and depressive symptoms on CD4, CD8 and NK cells among speedball users in Puerto Rico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Juan Reyes, EdD, Rafaela Robles, EdD, Hector Colón, PhD, Eddie Rios, PhD, Carmen Amalia Marrero, MPH, Tomas Matos, MS, Juan Negrón, MPH, José M. Calderón, MS
4:50 PMField Experiences in Linking Sexual and Reproductive and HIV/AIDS Services: HIV Prevention Programs for Youth in El Salvador and the Dominican Republic  [ Recorded presentation ]
Jessica Halverson, MPH, LMSW, Rupal Sanghvi, MPH, Jane Galvao, PhD, Susannah Canfield, Victoria Ward, PhD
5:10 PMAccess to HIV prevention education and services in Haiti: An urban-rural comparison  [ Recorded presentation ]
Gilbert Saint-Jean, MD MPH PhD, Jessy G. Desvieux, PhD, Nisha Farrell, BA, Robert Malow, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:International Health; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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