3301.0 Critical Issues in Health Promotion and Disease Prevention

Monday, November 8, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session discusses disease risk across various populations. It explores a model for locating different ways in which public health practitioners can use language to catalyse action in response to public health risks, and to justify regulatory interventions.
Session Objectives: At the end of this session, participants will be better able to Describe how communities may share health information to support disease management. Describe variations in Black mortality due to sickle cell disease according to ethnicity and place within the US. Explain specific chronic disease risks reported by urban, low-income neighborhoods.

Mortality from sickle cell disease: Geographic and ethnic variation within the United States
Maria del Pilar Aguinaga, PhD, DLM, ASCP, Green A. Ekadi, PhD, MS, Barbara Kilbourne, Maureen Sanderson, PhD and Robert S. Levine, MD

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Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Health Administration, Social Work, Healthy Communities for Healthy Aging Forum

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