142nd APHA Annual Meeting and Exposition

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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
Oral
This session will discuss the challenges faced by health care workers across disciplines in improving maternal and child health in many societies globally. Examples of best practices will be discussed and cost effective interventions which have reduced the infant and maternal mortality rates.
Session Objectives: Discuss the challenges faced by health care workers in improving maternal and child health
Moderator:
Cathey Falvo, MD, MPH

10:30am
Gender and Cultural impact on the Adolescence: Challenges in Serving the Girl Child in an OVC Program
Andrew M. Muriuki, PhD, Andoh Y. Samuel, MD, MCs, PhD, Kendra K. Blackett-Dibinga, MPP, MPH and Hannah Newth, MA
10:42am
Towards Better Solutions for Reducing Maternal Mortality
Susan Aradeon, MA Columbia U.; Phd Ahmadu Bello U, Nigeria, Amina Aminu and Henry Doctor, PhD University of Pennsylvania; MA University of Pennsylvania.
10:54am
Que Vivan las Madres: An impact evaluation for a novel package of interventions targeting maternal and perinatal health in rural Guatemala
Edgar Kestler, PhD, Julia Dettinger, MPH, Francesca Holme, MPH, Hector Lamadrid, MD, PhD, Alejandra Montoya, MSc, Marisela Olvera, CD, MSc, Sarah Zelek, MPH, Susanna Cohen, MSN, CNM and Dilys Walker, MD
11:06am
Women's Family Planning and Development in a Rural Ugandan Village
Kelly Williams, Ph.D., M.S.W., Tiffany Christian, Ph.D., M.S.W. and Elizabeth Kerley, M.S.W. Candidate

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Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: Socialist Caucus, Women's Caucus, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

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