3130.0 Innovative Programs in HIV Care and Prevention

Monday, October 27, 2008: 10:30 AM
This session will provide participants with an overview of innovative programs that are being implemented in community-based settings. Of particular importance in this session is that participants will have the opportunity to share effective strategies for improving the provision of HIV related care across diverse communities.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe innovative approaches to recruiting diverse communities into HIV related care and prevention programs. 2. Describe effective strategies for retaining individuals into HIV related care and prevention programs. 3. Describe best practice standards for designing HIV related programs based on scientifically valid community based health and social service assessments.

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Project SNAP (Social Networks and Partnerships): An innovative examination into the transmission risk behaviors, health beliefs and psychosocial features of HIV-infected and uninfected men who have sex with men (MSM) in the South
Lisa B. Hightow-Weidman, MD, MPH, Carol E. Golin, MD, MPH, Kelly A. Green, MPH, MA, Christopher B. Hurt, MD, Nidhi Sachdeva, MPH, Molly Stapleton, BM and Adaora A. Adimora, MD, MPH
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Impact of the TV media in HIV Health Care Use:
Maria Jose Miguez-Burbano, MD, PhD and Robert Malow, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus

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