4097.0 HIV Issues Facing the U.S. and Mexico

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 10:30 AM
This session will provide details related to epidemiologic trends in HIV among border populations and describe the current state of major policy issues that challenge the delivery of HIV programs to individuals from both the US and Mexico.
Session Objectives: Participants will be able to: 1. Describe epidemiologic trends of HIV along the US-Mexico border regions. 2. Describe factors that facilitate the development and implementation of effective HIV-related programs along regions of the US-Mexico border. 3. Describe policy-related issues that continue to challenge the delivery of effective HIV-related programs along the US-Mexico border.

10:45 AM
Foreign-born cases of HIV/AIDS in New Mexico
Monica Brackney, MS, Kathleen Rooney, MPH and Lily N. Foster, MSPH
11:00 AM
Sexual norms and HIV risk behaviors of migrant Mexican men living in Dallas, Texas
Katherine S. Wilson, MPH, Sandra G. García, Sc D, Claudia Diaz, PhD and Dolores Acevedo-Garcia, PhD
11:15 AM
Scope of the HIV/AIDS epidemic along the U.S.–Mexico border
Lily N. Foster, MSPH, Kathleen Rooney, MPH, Thomas J. Stopka, MHS, Juan Ruiz, MD, DrPH, Ann Nakamura, MPH, S. Robert Bailey, MSPH, Nita Ngo, MPH, Jeff Hitt, MEd, Natalie O. Cramer, MSSW, Enrique Bravo-García and Carlos Magis-Rodriguez, MD, MPH
11:30 AM
HIV prevalence and related risk behaviors reported by male Mixtec migrant laborers in San Diego County
Carol L. Sipan, RN, MPH, Melbourne F. Hovell, PhD, MPH, Fernando Sañudo, MPH, Arturo Jimenez-Cruz, MD, Norma Kelley, BA, Carlos Vera, BS, C. Richard Hofstetter, Elaine Blumberg, MA and Irais Estrada, BS

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

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

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