4044.0 Displaced Populations & Refugee Health

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 8:30 AM
Overview of the major health issues pertaining to refugees and IDPs
Session Objectives: Discuss the importance of displaced populations on health systems List the limitations of current programs in dealing with refugees Discuss the major challenges for refugees and IDPs

8:30 AM
Household Water Treatment among Flood Affected Populations in Teso Region, Uganda
Muna Shalita, Dennis Kakooza, Cecilia Kwak, MPH and Justin Buszin
9:06 AM
Estimating landmine casualty rates in eastern Burma: Enhancing the validity of case-report data with cluster-sample surveys
Adam K. Richards, MD, MPH, Luke Mullany, PhD, MHS, Andrew George Lim, Brent Scharschmidt, Jade Benjamin-Chung, MPH, Mahn Mahn, Htee Moo and Thomas J. Lee, MD, MHS
9:24 AM
Solar-powered community response to a measles outbreak among IDP in eastern Burma
Thomas J. Lee, MD, MHS, Brent Scharschmidt, Catherine I. Lee, MPH, Htoo Htoo Eh, Paw Khu, Jennifer Leigh, MPH, Htee Moo and Adam K. Richards, MD, MPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Caucus on Refugee and Immigrant Health, Peace Caucus, Socialist Caucus

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

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