Online Program

Awareness and Education to Prevent and Manage Communicable Diseases: Local Strategies with Global Implications (Organized by HCWG)

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will examine health communication strategies and initiatives designed to prevent and manage communicable diseases.
Session Objectives: Identify best practices to implement educational activities that seek to prevent and manage communicable diseases. Discuss anti-vaccine perceptions and their effects on health outcomes. Analyze strategies for successful promotion of preventive health behaviors.
Andrea Lowe, MPH, PhD

Healthcare provider sharing/explaining and HIV-positive women's understanding of cancer health information about abnormal pap test results   
Lisa T. Wigfall, PhD, Shalanda Bynum, PhD, MPH, Daniela B. Friedman, PhD, Heather M. Brandt, PhD, CHES, Donna L. Richter, EdD, FAAHB, Saundra H. Glover, PhD, MBA and James R. Hebert, ScD
Implementation of communication strategies during pandemics: The case of the 2009 H1N1 influenza   
Anat Gesser-Edeslburg, PhD and Manfred S. Green, MSc, MBChB, MPH, PhD
Talk about testing: What sexual partners discuss in relations to STI status and why   
Margo Mullinax, Ph.D., MPH and Michael Reece, PhD, MPH
Associations between anti-vaccine beliefs and sources of health information   
Meghan Bridgid Moran, PhD, Lauren B. Frank, MHS, PhD, Sandra Ball-Rokeach, PhD and Sheila Murphy, PhD

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

Organized by: Public Health Education and Health Promotion
Endorsed by: International Health

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