4117.0 Health Education Across the Globe

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 10:30 AM
Each year, millions of people in developing countries die from diseases that are preventable and treatable. Health education plays an important role in addressing this disparity. This session highlights interventions from around the globe to address health-behaviors related to acute and chronic diseases.
Session Objectives: 1. Compare and contrast health education strategies used with global populations. 2. Discuss factors affecting provision of interventions beyond borders.
Donald E. Morisky, ScD, MSPH, ScM

11:15 AM
Tuberculosis Knowledge of High-Risk Individuals in the Endemic Border City of Tijuana, Mexico
Robert Deiss, MD, Rafael Laniado-Laborín, MD, MPH, Jose Luis Burgos, MD, MPH, Maria Remedios Lozada, MD, Steffanie Strathdee, PhD, Paris Cerecer, MD, Prisci Orozovich, MPH, Jazmine Cuevas, MPH and Richard S. Garfein, PhD, MPH
11:30 AM
Binational Immunization Guide: Translating immunization records across the U.S.-Mexican Border
Kathleen Worthing Gustafson, MPH, Karen Waters-Montijo, MPH, Sue Hunt, PHN, Miguel Reza and Rebeca Montealegre Boyte

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Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus

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