142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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Human Rights and Healthography

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 highlight presentations which discuss the realtionship between human rights and healthography. Specific examples of how social inequities are more prevalent in low economic communities when compared to communities which reside in affluent neighborhoods will be discussed.A comparison of Women and children living in economically disadvantaged societies and who have been discriminated against and do not enjoy the same rights as their counterparts who live in more affluent communities will be discussed. The presentations will be followed by a discussion as to how these inequities can be reduced and what needs to be done by public health profesionals to even the playing field of social justice , irrespective of where people reside.
Session Objectives: Discuss the link between the geographic location where people live and their human rights and health status. Explain the link between social equity, discrimination and places of residence
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES

Girl child and human rights: What we don't do matters
Gopal Sankaran, MD, DrPH, MNAMS, CHES
Building Strategic Connections without Borders to enhance Population Health Equity
Amy Ansehl, DNP, FNP-BC, Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH and Gregory Owens, MPH
Sexual and Reproductive Health for Women of All Ages: A Global Perspective
Padmini Murthy, MD, MPH, MS,CHES, Amy Ansehl, DNP, FNP-BC and Gregory Owens, MPH

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Peace Caucus, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Public Health Nursing, Public Health Social Work, Women's Caucus, Community Health Planning and Policy Development

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

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