142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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IH Poster Session 9: International Health Policies & Programs

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 - 11:30 AM
This poster session will feature presentations which will discuss the various policies and programs in global public health which have had a positive impact on improving the health of communities.
Session Objectives: Explain the role of policies in improving the status of communities world wide.

Board 1
Determinants of Institutional Delivery in Nigeria: Insights from the 2011 Multiple Indicator Cluster Survey
Comfort Olorunsaiye, MPH, Hannah Degge, MPH and Sunday Lengmang, MD, MPH
Board 2
Descriptive and comparative analysis of health status and health care delivery in Haiti and Dominican Republic. Are there lessons to be learned?
Pilar Martin, MD, MPH, MHSA, Michael A. Melchior, PhD, MPH, Brian Kunkle, PhD, MPH, Karlyn Guirand-Emile, MPH, CHES, Bree Agustin, MPHc and Ronald Brown, MPHc
Board 3
Birth outcomes and healthcare utilization in rural Zambia: Association with birth location
April Biasiolli, MA, Ntazana Sindano, Michael Vinikoor, MD, Roma Chilengi, MD, Angela Chisembele-Taylor and Jeffrey Stringer, MD
Board 6
Impact of Indoor Residual Spraying (IRS) on Malaria Vector Bionomics in IRS Districts Compared to a Non-IRS District in Northern Uganda
Michael Okia, Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II, James Kirunda, 1Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II, Dr. J.B. Rwakimari, Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II, Dr. Betty Mpeka, Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II, Denis Ambayo, Uganda Indoor Residual Spraying Project Phase II, Ranjith Alwis, Abt Associates Inc., David Oguttu, Vector Control Division of the Ministry of Health, Uganda and Albert P. Okui, National Malaria Control Program, Ministry of Health, Uganda
Board 7
Perceptions Regarding Healthy and Unhealthy Families: Formative Research to Inform Health Communication Interventions in Malawi
Carol Underwood, PhD, Jane Brown, MSH, Dziko Chatata, Thomas Ofem, MPH and Fayyaz Ahmad
Board 8
A controlled education intervention on proper mosquito net usage in Tanzania
Stephanie Ly, MPH, Melody Serra, MPH, William Magee, MD, DDS, John Mull, MD, MPH and Caroline Yao, MD
Board 9
Protective factors that support Orphans and Vulnerable Children school attendance in Zambia
Margaret Henning, MA, PhD, Sunil Khanna, PhD and Lisa Langaug, Ph.D

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