4208.0 IDU and Innovative Approaches

Tuesday, November 10, 2009: 12:30 PM
This session will focus on HIV prevention, treatment and intervention methods for IDU.
Session Objectives: 1. Describe appropriate HIV prevention methods for IDU. 2. Describe appropriate HIV treatment methods for IDU. 3. Describe appropriate HIV intervention methods for IDU.

12:30 PM
Can HIV be eliminated among injecting drug users? among White non-MSM IDUs? New results from New York City
Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, Kamyar Arasteh, PhD, Holly Hagan, PhD, Courtney McKnight, MPH, David C. Perlman, MD and Samuel R. Friedman, PhD
1:10 PM
Utilization of a combined evidence–based and human rights approach to HIV prevention among injection drug users (IDUs)
Salaam Semaan, DrPH, Don C. Des Jarlais, PhD, Kasia Malinowska-Sempruch, MSW, Alexandra Kirby, MA and Tanya Telfair Sharpe, PhD, MS
1:30 PM
Access to health care, testing and prevention service utilization among injection drug users in Dallas, Texas
Praveen R. Pannala, MD, MPH, Sonia I. Arbona, PhD, M. Aaron Sayegh, PhD, MPH, Chetna Pande, Douglas B. Kershaw and Sharon K. Melville, MD, MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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

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