4288.0 HIV/AIDS 2

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
This session explores ways to prevent HIV and promote safer sexual behaviors.
Session Objectives: * Identify the rate of vertical HIV transmission between mothers and infants enrolled in the MSF Kibera PMTCT program. * Describe HIV risk for youth in Uganda and disparities in risk between men and women. * Evaluate the effects of social and behavioral characteristics on sexual outcomes

Médecins Sans Frontières' Prevention of Mother to Child Transmission (PMTCT) Program in the Informal Settlement of Kibera, Nairobi, Kenya
Kerry A. Thomson, MPH, CHES, J. Wangui Munge, Clinical Officer, Eline C. van Kooij, MD and Anthony J. Reid, MD, MSC, FCFP
Addressing Harmful Gender Norms to Improve Health: Strengthening Local Capacity in Male Engagement & HIV Prevention
Andrew Levack, MPH, Theresa P. Castillo, MA CHES, Manisha Mehta, MIA, Fabio Verani, MPH, Julie Pulerwitz, ScD, Gabrielle Hecker, MPH, Kent Klindera, MPH, Christine Ricardo, Berhanu Mamo, James Itana, Flavian Rhode, Nortin Brendell, Celma Menezes, Katherine Lieberman and Sara Teri
Preventing HIV transmission in Mexican youth: Intervention to improve HIV/AIDS-related knowledge and attitudes towards use of condoms among adolescents in a Northern border city of Mexico
Fireth Pozo-Beltran, MD, Fátima A. Muñoz, MD MPH, Jose Luis Burgos, MD, MPH, Juan Medina, MD, Gustavo Lopez, MD and Maria Luisa Zúñiga, PhD

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Social Work

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

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