5113.0 Human Rights, Law and HIV: The Neglected Epidemic among MSM and its Global Implications

Wednesday, November 10, 2010: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Panel Discussion
This is a special panel session organized by the HIV/AIDS Section, the International Health Section, the Latino Caucus, and the Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, & Transgender Caucus of Public Health Professionals. The session will expose the linkages between human rights, policy and HIV among MSM. Panelists will discuss the global epidemic of HIV among MSM and the role of stigma and discrimination in mitigating the transmission of HIV among MSM.
Session Objectives: After attending this session, participants will be able to: 1. Describe the impact of homophobia on the continuing HIV pandemic 2. Describe the political factors that inhibit progress globally in the area of HIV prevention. 3. Describe the impact of stigma on the provision of comprehensive HIV-related programs both domestically and abroad.
Michael Reece, PhD, MPH
Stefan Baral, MD, MPH, MBA, MSc , Kenneth Mayer, MD and Jirair Ratevosian, MPH

Human Rights, Law and HIV: The Neglected Epidemic among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and its Global Implications
Jirair Ratevosian, MPH, Kenneth Mayer, MD and Stefan Baral, MD, MPH, MBA, MSc
Hidden Epidemic
Stefan Baral, MD, MPH, MBA, MSc

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

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

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