5056.0 Women’s Health

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session explores the role of women in ensuring their own health through micro-financing, healthy kitchens and the prevention of postpartum hemorrhage.
Session Objectives: * Describe the association between intimate partner violence and mental health among women in rural India. * Define the burden of mortality in non-pregnant women of reproductive age from one of the largest population research sites in South Asia. * Demonstrate the fragile nature of micro-credit as a strategy for poverty reduction.
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES

Intimate Partner Violence and Women's Mental Health in Rural India
Amy Winter, BA, Rob Stephenson, PhD, Apoorva Jadhav, BS and Michelle J. Hindin, PhD
Beyond maternal mortality: A qualitative study of non-pregnancy related deaths in rural Bangladeshi women of reproductive age
Shegufta Sikder, MHS, Parul Christian, DrPH, Mahbubur Rashid, MBBS, MPH, MBA, Barkat Ullah, MBBS, MPH, MBA, Keith P. West, DrPH, Rolf Klemm, DrPH, MPH and Alain B. Labrique, PhD
“Healthy Kitchens”: Improving the health of Peruvian families through their kitchens
Ana Luz Chiapa, MS, MPH, Tim Scifres, BS, Miguel Angel Santé Velasquez, RN and Leonardo Grandy Mendoza, MD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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