4326.0 Poster Session 4: HIV/AIDS

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
This Poster Session explores HIV/AIDS
Session Objectives: * Identify locations of high risk in regards to girls' vulnerability to HIV/AIDs in sub-Saharan Africa. * Identify risk-factors contributing to sexual risk-taking in Kenya’s urban and rural regions * Explore future research directions in interventions to reduce HIV/STI risks among FSWs in China

Board 1
Board 2
Underestimating HIV acquisition perceived risk in Kenya: Sexual-risk taking in urban and rural areas
Elijah Onsomu, MS, MPH, PhD(c), CHES, Crystal Piper, MPH, MHA, PhD, DaKysha Moore, MS, PhD and Shirley Timmons, MN, PhD, RN, CNE
Board 4
Prevalence and predictors of HIV-related stigma among institutional- and community-based caregivers of orphans and vulnerable children living in five less wealthy countries
Lynne C. Messer, PhD, Brian Pence, MPH, PhD, Kathryn Whetten, MPH, PhD, Rachel Whetten, MPH, Nathan Thielman, MD, MPH, Karen O'Donnell, PhD and Jan Ostermann, PhD
Board 5
An innovative approach to national scale up of comprehensive HIV/AIDS services in Ethiopia
A. Frederick Hartman, MD MPH, Bud Crandall, MSc and Melese Muluken, MD MPH
Board 6
Development of a scale to measure Nurses Experiences with HIV and AIDS Stigma in South Africa
Rhonda Belue, PhD, Collins O. Airhihenbuwa, PhD, MPH, Edward A. Smith, DrPH and Leickness Simbayi, PhD
Board 7
Improved ART adherence through case managment in Ethiopia
A. Frederick Hartman, MD MPH, Bud Crandall, MSc, Melese Muluken, MD MPH, Habtamu Ayalneh and Mulatu Birru
Board 8
Knowledge and perceptions of HIV & STIs among Amazonian indigenous health practitioners in Peru
Erin Hurley, MPH, Isaac Alva, MD, Mary Anne Mercer, DrPH, E. Roberto Orellana, PhD, MPH, MSW and Juan Reategui, RNP
Board 9
Safer Sexual Practices among HIV-positive Individuals in Tanzania
Donaldson Conserve, Gary King, PHD, Luis Sevilla, BA, Sinead Younge, PhD and Jessie Mbwambo, MD
Board 10
Knowledge and Perspectives on Barriers to Pediatric HIV Testing of HIV-Positive Mothers and Health Workers in Bouaké, Côte d'Ivoire
Carla Toko, Wendy Johnson, MD, MPH, Julia Robinson, MPH, Albert Bakor, MBBS, MPH and Ahoua Kone, JD, MPH

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

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