250656 Implications and Potential US Application of Cuban Community Health Strategies

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 10:50 AM

Carmen R. Nevarez, MD, MPH , Vice President and Preventive Medicine Advisor, Public Heath Institute, Oakland, CA

Learning Areas:
Administer health education strategies, interventions and programs
Planning of health education strategies, interventions, and programs

Learning Objectives:
1. Describe how Cuban culture and community attitudes facilitate integration of public health practices into daily life. 2. Evaluate the potential for application of Cuban public health strategies addressing social determinants in special populations and communities. 3. Identify potential opportunities for applying Cuban health care efficiencies in the US.

Keywords: Community Health, International Public Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I was the leader of the group, am a public health practitioner and clinical services provider.
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.