3327.0 Innovative Responses to HIV in Africa

Monday, October 27, 2008: 2:30 PM
This session will offer participants the opportunity to gain insights into new and innovative approaches to the control and management of HIV in African countries. Of particular importance to this session will be summaries of interventions being designed by community organizations.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe the current trends in HIV related prevention program development in African countries. 2. Describe current methods being used to improve HIV surveillance in rural areas of Africa. 3. Describe the best practice standards for creating community-based partnerships to strengthen the HIV services infrastructure in countries of Africa.
Anthony M. Sallar, MPH, PhD, MBA

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Helping rural communities in Zimbabwe to cope with the vulnerabilities of HIV
Alima Musa, MD MPH, Mahbubul Islam, Dr and Luis Tam, MD DrPH
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Serving Orphans and Vulnerable Children in Mozambique and Namibia: Partnerships to Strengthen Micro Credit and Health Education
Renslow D. Jr Sherer, MD, John Bronson, Dionisio Matos, Nelson Prada and Sandra Dalebout, MPH
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Effects of the Malawi BRIDGE Radio Diaries on HIV-related stigma in Malawi: An experimental design in the field
Alisha H. Creel, PhD, Kirsten Böse, MHS, Glory Mkandawire, Lisa K. Folda, MHS, Jane W. Brown, MPH and Rajiv N. Rimal, PhD
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Breaking barriers: HIV/AIDS stigma in Ghana
Chijioke Ulasi, MPH, Peter Preko, MD, MPH, Joseph Baidoo, MD, Budry Bayard, PhD, John E. Ehiri, PhD; MPH, Curtis Jolly, PhD and Pauline Jolly, PhD, MPH
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Inside the black box: Process evaluation of a peer group intervention for HIV prevention in Malawi
Linda L. McCreary, RN PhD, Chrissie P.N. Kaponda, RNM, PhD, Diana N. Jere, RNM, MScN, Rebecca Ngalande, RNM, MPH, Sitingawawo I. Kachingwe, RNM, MScN, Ursula Kafulafula, RNM, MSN, James L. Norr, PhD, Kathleen S. Crittenden and Kathleen F. Norr, PhD

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

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

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