3112.0 Political aspects of women's health policy

Monday, October 29, 2012: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Since politics influence women's health policies of the United States and other countries, this session will outline the challenges faced by women and how they are both directly and indirectly affected when ever there is a new policy or amendment to an existing policy implemented.
Session Objectives: 1. Discuss aspects of women's health policy which have been influenced by politics. 2. Evaluate the effects of health policy on the health of women. 3. Describe women's health policies which have and have not been successful.
Valarie Conrad, OD, MPH, ARM

Perceptions of Cervical Cancer Risk Among Young Women in Generation Y
Minnjuan Flournoy, PhD, MPH, MBAc, Camonia Long, PhD, CHES and LaShanta Rice, MPH, PhD(c)

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Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)