4195.0 HIV and Asia: Emerging Issues

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 12:30 PM
This session will provide participants with an understanding of contemporary HIV-related issues facing Asian countries and offer examples of the mechanisms currently being implemented in Asia to control HIV epidemics.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe the current state of the HIV epidemic in Asia. 2. Describe the unique cultural and social factors in Asian countries that facilitate and challenge responses to HIV. 3. Describe mechanisms for incorporating best practice standards from other regions of the world to developing programs in diverse Asian countries.
Timothy Sankary, MD, MPH

12:30 PM
Traumatic life events among children orphaned and affected by HIV/AIDS in China
Xiaoming Li, PhD, Xiaoyi Fang, PhD, Guoxiang Zhao, PhD, Junfeng Zhao, PhD, Yan Hong, PhD, Liying Zhang, PhD, Douglas Barnett, PhD and Bonita Stanton, MD
12:45 PM
Psychological distress among AIDS-orphaned children in rural China
Yan Hong, PhD, Xiaoming Li, Xiaoyi Fang, Xiuyun Lin and Liying Zhang
1:00 PM
Correlates of HIV/STD Testing Behavior and Willingness to Test among Chinese Rural-to-Urban Migrants
Bo Wang, PhD, Xiaoming Li, PhD, Vafa Kamali, PhD, Bonita Stanton, MD, James McGuire, PhD and Susan Dobson, MPH
1:15 PM
HIV Risk and Sexual Networks of Railway Workers in Southwest India
Eric R. Wright, PhD, Jacob John, MD, Aruna Mullangi, MD, Harrish Jagganath, MA and Harold Kooreman, MA
1:30 PM

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Ethics SPIG, Socialist Caucus

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

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