142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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History of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated: Implementing Successful Service Delivery Programs Since 1908

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014 : 8:30 AM - 8:50 AM

Tracy M. Hilliard, PhD, MPH , Department of Psychosocial and Community Health, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
For more than 106 years, Alpha Kappa Alpha (AKA) Sorority, Inc. have provided healthcare globally to its communities.  AKA is an organization consisting of college-educated women of many diverse backgrounds from around the world, including, but not limited to, African, Caucasian, Asian, Native American, Hispanic and Indian descent, the sorority serves through a membership of more than 260,000 women in over 954 chapters in the United States and several other countries (Germany, Japan, The Bahamas, Liberia, Jamaica, United States Virgin Island, Bermuda, Canada, and South Korea).

Learning Areas:

Provision of health care to the public

Learning Objectives:
Define implementations of AKA’s healthcare projects (i.e., Mississippi Health Project, HIV/AIDS, asthma, etc.) and social programs. Describe how to provide disaster relief to victims from Hurricane Irene, Dennis, Katrina, Sandy, etc.

Presenting author's disclosure statement:

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: no disclosure
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.