5115.0 Latinos and HIV-Related Care and Provision

Wednesday, October 29, 2008: 10:30 AM
This session will provide an update on recent research related to the delivery of HIV-related care and prevention programs to Latino communities in the U.S.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe the epidemiologic trends related to HIV among Latino communities in the U.S. 2. Describe the unique sociocultural factors that facilitate and challenge the development of effective care and prevention programs for Latino communities. 3. Describe behavioral determinants that influence HIV-related testing and care seeking by Latino individuals.
Tania B. Basta, PhD, MPH

10:30 AM
11:10 AM
What do men who serve as lay health advisors really do?: Immigrant Latino men share their experiences as Navegantes to prevent HIV
Aaron T. Vissman, MPH, Scott Rhodes, PhD, MPH, CHES, Eugenia Eng, MPH, DrPH, Robert Aronson, DrPH, Fred Bloom, PhD and Jaime Montaņo
11:30 AM
How do clinic experiences affect HIV related attitudes and risk: A study of seropositive Latino patients in Los Angeles
Ellen Iverson, MPH, Gary P. Garcia, MPH, Darshi Balasuriya, MPH and Jan B. King, MD, MPH

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Socialist Caucus

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