3043.0 Successful International Experiences in Advocacy

Monday, November 9, 2009: 8:30 AM
Advocacy: An art or science? This session will explain the eight key steps in setting up, executing and maintaining an international advocacy campaign. Using examples from successful, real-life efforts from across the world on a variety of international health issues, participants will learn how to replicate similar campaigns , using the powerful voices of public health professionals to leverage governments and other policy-making institutions to make change.
Session Objectives: Session will demonstrate what it takes to set-up and maintain an advocacy campaign for international health issues. Participants will learn why public health professionals are uniquely qualified to advocate for health policies. Participants will learn how to replicate successful international experiences in advocacy.

8:48 AM
Advocating for the right to water: Haiti, the US and the IDB
Donna Barry, NP MPH, Amanda Klasing, Monika Kalra Varma, Margaret Satterthwaite, Loune Viaud, Jude Jean, Evan Lyon, MD and Mary Kay Smith Fawzi, ScD
9:24 AM
PHR's Colleagues at Risk program: The promise and peril of health professional advocacy
Sarah Day Kalloch, Susannah Sirkin, Jonathan Hutson, JD, Pete Witzler, John Bradshaw, JD, Olga Khazan and Richard Sollom, MA, MPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

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

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