4194.0 HIV Prevention in Africa

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 12:30 PM
This session will provide an overview of recent research related to the development and implementation of HIV related prevention programs in African countries.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe factors that facilitate and challenge engagement in HIV related programs in African countries. 2. Describe the unique cultural and social factors in African countries that are associated with the effective translation of interventions from other regions of the world. 3. Describe the current trends in HIV prevention program delivery in African countries.

12:30 PM
Effect of an adapted evidence-based, gender-focused intervention on condom use among at-risk women in Pretoria, South Africa
Wendee M. Wechsberg, PhD, Tracy Kline, PhD, William A. Zule, DrPH, Winnie Luseno, MS, Felicia A. Browne, MPH, CHES, Michelle Kaufman, PhD, Amanda Gentry, BA and Rachel Middlesteadt-Ellerson, BA
1:10 PM
Assessing Male Involvement in HIV-Related Services in Western Kenya
Michael Reece, PhD, MPH, Ariane Hollub, MEd, Andreia Alexander, Erick Amick and Mallory Metzger
1:30 PM
Cultural and Contextual HIV Prevention Needs of Rural Kenyan Youth
Gary W. Harper, PhD, MPH, Audrey K. Bangi, PhD, MPH, Leah C. Neubauer, MA, Jessica Velcoff, MS and Alexandra G. Murphy, PhD

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Epidemiology, Ethics SPIG, International Health, Population, Family Planning, and Reproductive Health, Public Health Education and Health Promotion, Socialist Caucus

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

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