142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Advocacy in Global Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
The presentations will discuss why advocacy is an effective tool/ strategy in the promotion of global health .The presenter will give examples of how advocacy when used effectively has transformed lives and led to sustainable development
Session Objectives: Describe role played by advocacy in promoting global health Discuss why advocacy is an integral part of strtegies in delivery of health services

Surgery and anesthesia in global public health: A multi-institutional and multi-national advocay campaign
Katie Wells, MD, Raymond Price, MD, Adam Kushner, MD, MPH, Kathleen Casey, MD, John Meara, MD, DMD, MBA, Fizan Abdullah, MD, PhD, Benedict Nwomeh, MD, MPH, Scott Leckman, MD, Mark Harris, MD and Michael Hollands, MD
Reducing Global Health Inequality among Lower-income Girls: Making HPV vaccines Affordable
Donald Light, Ph.D., Chaevia Clendinen, B.S, and Yapei Zhang
Youth Leaders Advocate for Comprehensive Sexual Education in Honduras
Esther Tahrir, MPH, Josie Ramos, MA, Gabriela Flores, BA and Marian Alonso, BA

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Community Health Workers

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

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