5125.0 International health and safety

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Session Objectives: Identify at least three industries in which the international community is working to improve worker safety and health. Describe how social exposures such as discrimination lead to poorer health outcomes for workers.

Minor psychiatric disorders in primary health care workers in Brazil: Differences by function
Luiz Augusto Facchini, Dr, Alitea Santiago Dilelio, MSC, Elaine Tomasi, Dr, Suéle Manjourany Silva, MSC, Roberto Xavier Piccini, MSC, Elaine Thumé, Dr and Denise Silva da Silveira, Dr
Discrimination and health: The case of men and women immigrant workers in Spain
Andrés Agudelo-Suarez, PhD, Elena Ronda, MD, PhD, Diana Gil-González, PhD, MPH, Emily Felt, MPP, Carmen Vives-Cases, PhD, MPH, Carlos Ruiz-Frutos, MD, MSc, Ana M. García, Juan Gómez-Salgado, MPH and Fernando G. Benavides, MD, PhD
Occupational Health Problems Among Nutmeg Production Workers: A case from Grenada, The Caribbean
Muge Akpinar-Elci, MD, MPH, Satesh Bidaisee, DVM, MSPH, Shantel Peters, MPH, Joseph Byonanebye, MPH and Omur Cinar Elci, MD, PhD, FRSPH

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Organized by: Occupational Health and Safety
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Social Work

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