213303 Moving Families Forward: Traveling along the Lifespan - Overview

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 4:30 PM

Shireen Malekafzali, MPHc , Program on Health, Equity and Sustainability, San Francisco Department of Public Health, San Francisco, CA
How we get around—in cars or by foot, on buses, bicycles, subways, or light rail—influences our way of life, our environment, and the vitality of our communities. Beyond this, transportation is more than a way to move people and things around, but is a means to build healthy, opportunity-rich communities and provide the connections that allow everyone to participate and prosper. This overview will discuss the relationship between transportation policies, past and future, and the health of women, infants and children.

Learning Objectives:
Define two major policy choices confronting the US in relation to transportation policy; Articulate 2 major consequences of each option for maternal and child health;

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: Senior Associate at Policy Link.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.