3270.0 The Public Health Implications of Global Violence on Women and Youth

Monday, October 29, 2012: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Global violence is on the rise and it's effects on women and youth will be seen by global public health workers worldwide. Strategies fro intervention are clearly needed and global public health workers need to be familiar with these to be effective in these environments.
Session Objectives: This session will describe the impact of gender based violence on the health of women and youth and present strategies for intervention.

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Organized by: Socialist Caucus
Endorsed by: Maternal and Child Health, Peace Caucus, Women's Caucus

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

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