4198.0 Breastfeeding and Reproductive Health: Supporting rights and social justice through scholarship and translational research

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
This session will explore the state of the global breastfeeding policy as well as practices and theories surrounding that policy.
Session Objectives: * Identify the public health benefits of breastfeeding and public health harms of breast milk substitutes. * Evaluate the evolution of global health policy to protect women and children's rights. * Identify method of home-pasteurization of breastmilk for HIV-infected mothers in resource poor region that inactivates HIV while preserving nutrients.
Miriam Labbok, MD, MPH, FACPM, IBCLC, FABM

Global justice through a human right to breastfeeding
Benjamin Mason Meier, JD, LLM, PhD and Carolyn Huang, MA
Feasibility of Flash-heating human milk to reduce maternal to child HIV transmission
Caroline Chantry, MD, Sera Young, PhD, Monica Ngonyani, RN, Kiersten Israel-Ballard, DrPH, Janet Peerson, MS, Margaret Nyambo, MD, Waverly Rennie, MPH and Kathryn G. Dewey, PhD
Translating contraception into practice in the era of HIV/AIDS
Jason B. Smith, PhD, MPH and Rose Wilcher, MPH

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

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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

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