4365.0 Stimga and HIV/AIDS

Tuesday, November 9, 2010: 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to stigma in the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the impact of stigma on HIV care, treatment, prevention; as well as STI treatment. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to stigma in the context of the epidemic today domestically and internationally. Participants will have opportunities to discuss both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Describe current factors related to HIV stigma that influences HIV prevention Analyze characteristics of stigma that impact HIV treatment outcomes

Provider-level correlates of suboptimal HIV care: Stigma and under-prescribing of antiretroviral thearpy to injection drug users
Ryan Westergaard, MD, MPH, Bridget K. Ambrose, MPH, Mary Jonas, BA and Gregory Kirk, MD, MPH, PhD
HIV/AIDS stigma and refusal of HIV testing among pregnant women in rural Kenya: Results from the MAMAS Study
Janet Turan, PhD, MPH, Elizabeth Bukusi, MD, MPH, PhD, Maricianah Onono, MD and Craig Cohen, MD, MPH
When “feeling bad” and “not knowing” make a difference: The impact of stigma and blame on STI healthcare utilization
Kimberly McBride, PhD, MA, Richard Goldsworthy, PhD, MSEd and J. Dennis Fortenberry, MD, MS
Better WASH without Increasing Stigma for PLHIV in Tanzania
Eleonore Fosso Seumo, Dr, Julia Rosenbaum, ScM, Sandra Callier, MA, Renuka Bery, MPH and Mary Marandu, BS
Stigma and survival in older adult sexual minority men living with HIV/AIDS in New York City
Rahwa Haile, PhD, Mark B. Padilla, PhD, MPH and Elma Lorenzo-Blanco, PhD Candidate

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Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Latino Caucus, Social Work

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

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