4158.0 Human Rights, Ethics and Health Equality

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will discuss issues of human rights, ethics and equality in Indigenous communities. Presentations in this session include discussion of international law, ethical research, perceived discrimination and health inequalities.
Session Objectives: 1. Identify at least two examples of tribal or international policy that serve to protect the human rights of Native people. 2. Identify examples of health inequalities for Native people, and describe at least one example of how health inequalities are being addressed at the local, programmatic level.

Human Subjects Protection in a Tribally-Governed Community: Respecting Sovereignty While Protecting Individuals and Communities
Teresa Brockie, RN, MSN, Beverly Becenti-Pigman, Julia Doney, Former President and Gwenyth Wallen, RN, PhD
Validating measures of perceived discrimination in medical care for American Indian women
Kelly Gonzales, PhD, Anna Harding, PhD and William E. Lambert, PhD
Healthy Roads: Diabetes Prevention Program
Maham M. Chaudhry, MPH and Ashley Tuomi, MHPA

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

Organized by: American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Peace Caucus, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

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