142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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International Aging and Public Health Policy

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Wednesday, November 19, 2014: 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM
Health care systems across the globe varies greatly in the effectiveness of addressing population health needs. This collection of presentation provides some unique perspectives into the opportunities and challenges facing public health professionals from 3 continents: Canada, China and Taiwan, India, and Nigeria.
Session Objectives: Identify the impact on self-reported health and self-reported mental health of a Basic Income program (Canadian seniors' benefits) on low-income adults aged 55-74 years. Identify major risk and protective factors of Heat-Related Emergency Department Presentation. Evaluate the Quality of Life for the elderly involved in the government relocation project in Ankang, China. Describe how older adults' social accommodation influence their development of disability over time Describe the mental health status of older adults in Kano, Nigeria.
Syeda Jesmin, PhD, MPH

Impact of a Basic Income program on Canadian seniors' health and mental health
Lynn McIntyre, MD, MHSc, FRCPC, JC Herbert Emery, PhD, Valerie C Fleisch, PhD and Daniel J Dutton, PhD(c)

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Organized by: Aging & Public Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Asian Pacific Islander Caucus for Public Health, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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