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Session: The Reproductive Health of Minority Populations in the United States
4333.0: Tuesday, November 07, 2006: 4:30 PM-6:00 PM
The Reproductive Health of Minority Populations in the United States
Learning Objectives: At the conclusion of the session, the participant in this session will be able to: 1. Describe the reproductive health disparities facing women, racial/ethnic minorities, and immigrant populations. 2. Identify issues of access, demand and knowledge of STI prevention, treatement and care in minority populations. 3. Identify key ways to increase cultural competency in reproductive health programs.
Moderator(s):Laurencia S. Hutton, DrPH
4:30 PMIncreasing immigrant women's access to reproductive health care: Strengthening cultural competency among family planning providers  [ Recorded presentation ]
Karen L. Anderson, MPH, MEd, Sang Hee Won
4:45 PMPromotores: Reproductive health outreach for Spanish speaking immigrant populations  [ Recorded presentation ]
Dian Harrison, MSW
5:00 PMPatterns of utilization of public health services among women at risk for poor perinatal outcomes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Elizabeth Bleecker, BS, Kimberlee Wyche-Etheridge, MD, MPH, Cornelia Graves, MD, Kelly Bennett, MD, Patricia Temple, MD, MPH
5:15 PMCenteringPregnancy program: Empowering immigrant Latinas to achieve positive birth outcomes  [ Recorded presentation ]
Alison Pierce Tolley, MPH, CHES, Claire Westdahl, CNM, MPH, FACNM
5:30 PMRacial Variations in Attitudes and Beliefs Toward Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STDs) and STD Testing Among High-Risk Young Women
Nadra C. Tyus, DrPH, Robert L. Cook, MD, MPH, Roberta B. Ness, MD MPH
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; Community Health Planning and Policy Development; Community Health Workers SPIG; HIV/AIDS; Latino Caucus; Maternal and Child Health; Socialist Caucus; Women's Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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