5028.0 Reproductive rights and justice

Wednesday, November 2, 2011: 8:30 AM
The purpose of this session is to provide information about the disparities of provision of health services to women around the globe. The session presenters will describe how these disparities in services translate into poorer health outcomes. The presenters will also provide solutions to consider and actions that they have found have decreased this gap in health services for women.
Session Objectives: 1. Analyze the impact of health worker ratios on women's health outcomes. 2. Explain the importance of supportive treatment by health care providers in maternal and newborn health. 3. Describe one reproductive rights issue facing Black women in 2011.

8:30 AM
Advancing women's right-to-health by increasing access the maternal health services in Tenkodogo, Burkina Faso
Cecilia Capello, MIHMEP, Janet Perkins, MPH, Tougma TÚnÚ Sankara, Annie Portela, Carlo Santarelli, MA and Charlotte Fyon

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

Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, American Indian, Alaska Native and Native Hawaiian Caucus

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