141st APHA Annual Meeting

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

Wednesday, November 6, 2013: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
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

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
Dr. Anat Gesser-Edeslburg, PhD and Prof. Manfred S. Green, MSc, MBChB, MPH, PhD
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

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