142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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International health programs & policy

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
This session will discuss the importance of having well defined policies in international health which focus on strategies to improve the health of communities in emerging economies. It is vital to have these in place to promote sustainable development and reduce social dispariites in health care services and delivery.
Session Objectives: Discuss the outcome of international policies on public health programs in emerging economies.

A Partnership to Assist Cancer Control Planning in Line with Global Noncommunicable Disease (NCD) Control Targets
Melanie Samson, PhD, Cynthia A. Vinson, PhD, MPA, Lisa Stevens, PhD, Julie Torode, PhD and Brenda Kostelecky, PhD
Financing universal health coverage: Effects of alternative tax structures on public health systems in 89 low- and middle-income countries
Aaron Reeves, Dr, David Stuckler, PhD, Sanjay Basu, MD, PhD, Martin McKee, Dr, David McCoy, MD DrPH and Yannis Gourtsoyannis, MD
Role of Abuja Commitments in Responding to the UHC Challenge
Heather Cogswell, MPH, MBA, Catherine Connor, MBA, Wendy Wong, BS, Sharon Nakhimovksy, MA, Carlos Avila, MD, PhD and Peter Amico, PhD
Role of the tobacco industry in implementation of the WHO Framework Convention on Tobacco Control in the WHO African region
Hadii M. Mamudu, PhD, MPA, Sreenivas P. Veeranki, MBBS, DrPH, MPH, David Kioko, MPH Candidate and Ouma Ogwell Ahmed, PhD
Opportunities for improving the quality of pediatric care provided by informal medicine vendors in Nigeria
Jenny Liu, Ph.D., Naomi Beyeler, MPH, Maia Sieverding, Ph.D., Chinwoke Isiguzo, MPH, Jennifer Anyanti, MBBS, Ernest Nwokolo, MBBS and Dominic Montagu, DrPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs

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

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