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Session: HIV/AIDS: A Focus On Africa
5015.0: Wednesday, November 08, 2006: 8:30 AM-9:30 AM
HIV/AIDS: A Focus On Africa
The African continent continues to be the epicenter of the global HIV/AIDS epidemic. This poster session will focus on determinants of risk behavior in multiple African countries, including Kenya, Mozambique, Malawi, and South Africa.
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant (learner) in this session will be able to: 1. Assess current knowledge about risk behaviors in 4 African countries. 2. Prioritize 3 co-existing determinants of HIV-related behavior in multiple African settings.
Moderator(s):Amanda Tanner, MPH
Board 1Does "No mean no?": Factors predicting equity in sexual decision making in Zimbabwe
Paul Terry, PhD, Tsitsi Masvaure, MA, Susan Adlis, MS
Board 2Risk behaviors and patterns of HIV seroprevalence in countries with generalized epidemics: Results from the Demographic and Health Surveys
Vinod Mishra, PhD, Rathavuth Hong, DrPH, Shane Khan, MPH
Board 3An assessment of support for vulnerable households in Southwestern Mozambique
Ryan J. Coller, MD, Karen P. Menendez, MPH, Alexander Vu, MD, MPH
Board 4Uptake of PMTCT services in rural Burkina Faso: A detailed analysis
Malabika Sarker, Sanou Aboubakary, Rachel Snow, Adam Gondos
Board 5Patterns of risky sexual behavior in three rural Malawi groups
Kathleen S. Crittenden, PhD, Sitingawawo I. Kachingwe, MSN, Chrissie P.N. Kaponda, PhD, RN, Diana N. Jere, MS, RNM, Kathleen F. Norr, PhD, James L. Norr, PhD
Board 6Intimate partner violence and HIV risk behaviour among young men in rural South Africa: Increasing violence is associated with increasing levels of risky behaviors
Kristin Dunkle, MPH PhD, Rachel K. Jewkes, MBBS, MSc, MD, Mzikazi Nduna, MA, Jonathan Levin, PhD, Nwabisa Jama, MPH, Nelisiwe Khuzwayo, Mary Koss, PhD, Nata Duvvury, PhD
Board 7Characteristics of psychosocial support seeking following HIV diagnosis in western Kenya
Enbal Shacham, PhD, MEd, Michael Reece, PhD, Patrick O. Monahan, PhD, Violet Yebei, MA, W.D. Owino Ong'Or, MD, Otieno Omollo, MD, Claris Ojwang
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by:International Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus

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