3400.0 Examples of Endeavors that Focus on Enhancing Partnership Capacity and Power

Monday, November 5, 2007: 4:30 PM
This session will feature five talks that describe approaches to, and lessons learned about strategies used to enhance community and partner capacity and power.
Session Objectives: Articulate how community partnership can influence health policy Describe the importance of community power in CBPR endeavors Understand the need to focus on increasing capacity of community organization partners

5:00 PM
Lessons from a community effort to find institutional support for environmental health research
Edward Lorenz, PhD, Michael Vickery, PhD, Rachel Naiukow and Drew Emge
5:15 PM
Lessons learned: Importance of hearing the community's voice in CBPR
Lena L. Grafton, MPH, CHES, Kendra L. Daniel, MGS and Mildred E. Lowe
5:30 PM
Multidisciplinary partnership in international HIV prevention: A coordinated approach in Kenya
Leah C. Neubauer, MA, Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Augusta Muthigani, MA, Magnus Bruening, MA, Alexandra G. Murphy, PhD, Julius Ruto, BA, Amanda Gibbons, PhD, MPH and Donna Anderson, PhD, MPH

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Organized by: Community-Based Public Health Caucus
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: CME, Health Education (CHES), Nursing