142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Healthography and Global Determinants of Health

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Tuesday, November 18, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session will dicuss the various factors which are considered global determinants of health nd how they influence the health status of nations . Specific examples of the variation in these social determinants in various geographic areas will be discussed and possible strategies to address these determinants to make a positive impact will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Identify the determinants of global health Discuss the link between healthography and the global determinats of health in communities
Cathey Falvo, MD, MPH

Validating an index of community-level socioeconomic composition for global health research
Shivani Patel, PhD, MPH, Susan Sherman, PhD, MPH, Parul Christian, DrPH, Joanne Katz, ScD, Subarna Khatry, MBBS; DOMS; FRCS, Steven LeClerq, BA and James Tielsch, PhD
Prevalence of hypertension in urban, semi-urban, and rural communities in a South Asian population
Aviva Must, PhD, Mohan Thanikachalam, MD, Vijayakumar Harivanzan, MBBS, Pearline Suganthy, M.Sc, Doug Brugge, PhD, MS, Kenneth K. H. Chui, PhD, MS/MPH, Odilia Bermudez, PhD, MPH and Sadagopan Thanikachalam, MD, DM

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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