3217.0 Women and HIV/AIDS

Monday, November 8, 2010: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
The purpose of this session is to explore issues related specifically to women in the context of HIV. Presentations will explore the role of HIV prevention, unique techniques to explore for successful prevention, disclosure patterns among women with HIV, and challenges that continue to face women. This session provides the opportunity to understand issues related to women in the context of the epidemic today. Participants will have opportunities to discuss prevention efforts for both primary and secondary prevention.
Session Objectives: Define HIV prevention opportunties for women Analyze factors related to HIV disclosure among women with HIV Evaluate abstinence efforts that may be effective
Sonya Satinsky, PhD, MPH

Satisfaction with healthcare providers among African American Women living with HIV: Results from a secondary data analysis of the Protect Respect Intervention for HIV positive women
Jillian Lucas Baker, DrPH, EdM, Lisa Bowleg, PhD, Edward Gracely, PhD, Jennifer Faerber, PhD, Michelle Teti, MPH, DrPH and Marla Gold, MD
Girls 4 HOPE: Building community capacity to prevent HIV infection among African American and Latina teen girls
Maritza Valenzuela, MPH CHES, Sable K. Nelson, Linda H. Scruggs, MHS and Carole Treston, RN MPH

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights, Socialist Caucus, Social Work, Women's Caucus

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

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