254026 Reproductive health policy on infant mortality and women's health

Monday, October 31, 2011: 2:30 PM

Carol Roye, EdD, RN , School of Nursing, Hunter College, Hunter College, New York, NY
Reproductive health policy has been a political football for decades. Some states have used policy to promote women's heath, while others have enacted policies that are detrimental. This session will discuss the intersection of health policy and public health, specifically women's and infant's health.

Learning Areas:
Public health or related public policy

Learning Objectives:
Discuss the impact of reproductive health policy on infant mortality. Describe the effect of reproductive health policy on women’s health.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: I am qualified to present because I teach courses on women’s health and do research in this area.
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.