3301.0 International Issues in Sexual Health

Monday, November 9, 2009: 2:30 PM
Sexual health issues know no boundaries. New and emerging scholars can provide unique insights. This session highlights student work in the field of international sexual health. Presenters will discuss sexual health issues in India, Nepal, Tanzania, Zambia, Bosnia, Egyopt, Eritrea, Greece, Syria, and Turkey.Topics include HSV-2, sexual violence and abuse, breast cancer, and microbicides.
Session Objectives: Describe international issues in sexual health. Identify public health practices that incorporate culturally relevant empirical information for improving sexual health outside the United States.

3:11 PM
Role of Physical and Sexual Abuse in Initiation and Condom Use among Rural and Urban Women in Tanzania
Daphne J. Cole, Jessie Mbwambo, MD, Sinead Younge, PhD, Gary King, PHD and Gad P. Kilonzo, MD
3:43 PM
Experiences with Decision-Making for Microbicide Clinical Trial Enrollment among Women in Lusaka, Zambia
Niketa Williams, ScB, AB, Aletha Akers, MD, MPH, Cheri Reid, RN, BSN, MPH, Muzala Kapina, MBChB, Jeffrey SA Stringer, MD and Sharon Hillier, PhD

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Organized by: APHA-Student Assembly
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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