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Session: International Women's Health Issues
3354.0: Monday, November 06, 2006: 2:30 PM-4:00 PM
International Women's Health Issues
International women's health is an important priority for the Women's Caucus. This session will feature presentations on important issues negatively influencing women's health in international settings. These issues include access to care, physical violence, female feticide, cervical cancer, and breast cancer.
Learning Objectives: By the end of the session, participants will be able to (1) identify facilitating factors and barriers to obtaining timely and quality health services among women living in countries other than the U.S.; and (2) describe future research directions and policy implications from a women's/human rights perspective in international settings.
Moderator(s):Heather Brandt, PhD, CHES
2:30 PMAccessibility and utilization of antenatal care among women from the "Unrecognized Bedouin Villages" of the Negev Desert/ Israel  [ Recorded presentation ]
Nora Dalia Gottlieb
2:48 PMFactors associated with physical violence against pregnant women in Bangladesh  [ Recorded presentation ]
Ruchira Tabassum Naved, Dr, Lars Åke Persson, Prof
3:06 PMFemale feticide: Documentation of a growing epidemic in India  [ Recorded presentation ]
Shravan Kumar Narmala, MBBS, Satya P. Rao, PhD, CHES
3:24 PMEvaluation of breast cancer awareness, knowledge, and screening behaviors among women in Juárez, Mexico  [ Recorded presentation ]
Yelena Bird, MD, MPH, J. Moraros, MD, MPH, Larry K. Olsen, DrPH, CHES, Adriana Peña, BS, Mathew Banegas, MS, David Barney, MSW, MPH, PhD
See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.
Organized by:Women's Caucus
Endorsed by:APHA-Committee on Women's Rights; International Health; Maternal and Child Health; Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health; Socialist Caucus
CE Credits:CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing

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