142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Barriers to Policy Implementation

142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition (November 15 - November 19, 2014): http://www.apha.org/events-and-meetings/annual
Monday, November 17, 2014: 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM
This session identifies and examines barriers existing at the policy level in implementing, planning and promoting health and their footprint on healthography. These discussions are informed by on the ground work undertaken in communities across the US, and are highly relevant and timely, given the increasingly stagnating political climate in the US.
Session Objectives: Discuss barriers affecting policy implementation and the effects of policy level barriers on public health
Phylicia Porter, Masters of Public Health

"Whatever ya say doc": A legislative approach to HPV vaccine acceptance among adolescents using the National Immunization Survey - Teen, 2010 - 2012
Raquel Y. Qualls-Hampton, PhD, MS, Darius Taylor, MPH, Tylere Nunnery, Monique Shuler, MS and Sherrie Lee Flynt Wallington, PhD

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: Community Health Planning and Policy Development
Endorsed by: Black Caucus of Health Workers

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