142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will have presentaions which discuss the challenges faced by communities in various countries as a result of HIV/ AIDS. There will be a discussion on which programs have been effective in addressing the these challenges and examples of best practices will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss why HIV/ AIDS continues to be a global pandemic causing enormous socio economic burden on the global society
Vamsi Vasireddy, MD, MPH, DrPH

Geographic displacement, stigma, and ART uptake: Perspectives from ethnic Shan–Burmese migrants and healthcare professionals in Northern Thailand
Jordan Murray, MPH, Anthony DiStefano, PhD, MPH, Joshua Yang, PhD, MPH and Michele M. Wood, PhD
“Cango Lyec Project – Healing the Elephant”: The HIV related vulnerabilities of the formerly abducted in post-conflict Northern Uganda
Alden Blair, PhD. Candidate, Patricia M Spittal, PhD., Martin T Schechter, Noah Kiwanuka, PhD, Achilles Katamba, PhD., Eugene Kinyanda, PhD., James Mughisha, PhD., Martin Ogwang, M.D., Patrick Odong, M.D., Nelson Sewankambo, PhD, MD, Paul Kato, Lillian Tebere, Sheetal Patel, PhD., Herbert Muyinda, PhD and Sam Malambas, PhD
“The Cango Lyec Project - Healing the Elephant-”: Women at Risk – HIV Risk Differences between Men and Women in Post-Conflict Northern Uganda
Herbert Muyinda, PhD, Sam Malambas, PhD, Martin Ogwang, M.D., Alden Blair, PhD. Candidate, Lillian Tebere, Patrick Odong, M.D., Achilles Katamba, PhD., Eugene Kinyanda, PhD., Nelson Sewankambo, PhD, MD, Noah Kiwanuka, PhD, Sheetal Patel, PhD., Patricia M Spittal, PhD. and Martin T Schechter

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health

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