5058.0 Addressing Health Care Challenges in Populations Affected by Conflict

Wednesday, November 7, 2007: 8:30 AM
This panel addresses the specific health-related challenges that arise because of conflict. Conflict is a growing cause of public health problems as more and more innocent members of the public are caught up in the excesses of civil strife. The panel goes on to look specifically at the gender-related issues and outcomes of conflict in developing countries.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will have an understanding of the challenges that face populations during and after conflict.
Malcolm Bryant, MBBS, MPH

8:30 AM
Through out Eyes: Engaging Men and Boys in West Africa
Connie Kamara, MPH and Melissa Sharer, MPH MSW
8:50 AM
Putting the Gender into GBV- Engaging Men and Boys among the Afghan Refugee Community in Pakistan
Tegan Molony, Melissa Sharer, MPH MSW, Erick Ventura, MD and Connie Kamara, MPH
9:30 AM
Institutional issues in designing a conditional cash transfer program to facilitate access to health care and education in Haiti
Marc J. Cohen, PhD, Marie T. Ruel, PhD, Purnima Menon, PhD, Doris Wiesmann, PhD and Natalia Smith, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Maternal and Child Health

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

See more of: International Health