Online Program


Tuesday, November 3, 2015: 12:30 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.
This session will feature presentations that will focus on the challenges faced by stakeholders in addressing the public health challenges of HIV / AIDS globally. Panelists will discuss examples of best case practices which have contributed to reducing the challenges posed by HIV/ AIDS
Session Objectives: Describe approaches to lower the spread of HIV/AIDS. Discuss approaches that target high-risk populations and ensure HIV/AIDS services.

“The Cango Lyec Project - Healing the Elephant-”: Risk Factors for HIV infection among young Men and Women (<25 years) in Post Conflict Northern Uganda   
Sam Malambas, PhD, John Paul Ekwaru, PhD, Patricia M. Spittal, PhD, Herbert Muyinda, PhD, Martin Ogwang, M.D., Alden Blair, PhD. Candidate, Achilles Katamba, PhD., Nelson Sewankambo, PhD, MD, Sheetal Patel, PhD. and Martin T Schechter, OBC MD PhD FRSC FCAHS
Predictors of HIV-related Knowledge and Risk Behavior among school-attending teenagers in Esmeraldas, Ecuador   
Miguel Reina-Ortiz, MD, MS, MPH, PhD, Isabel Hernandez, RN, MPH, Vinita Sharma, MPH, Carlos Rosas, M.D., Tatiana Ochoa, MD, MS, MPH, Enrique Teran, M.D., Ph.D and Ricardo Izurieta, MD, Dr.PH, MPH
Does Having an Alcohol Use Disorder Impact Sexual Behavior or Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) Prevalence among Men Who Have Sex with Men (MSM) and Transgender Women (TW) in Lima, Peru?   
Maria Christina Herrera, MD, Kelika Konda, MHS, PhD, Segundo Leon, MT, ID, Robert Deiss, MD, Brandon Brown, MPH, PhD, Carlos Caceres, MD, PhD, Jeffrey Klausner, MD, MPH and Gino Calvo, BA
Cost-Effectiveness of an Economic Empowering Intervention for AIDS-Affected Orphans in Uganda   
Julia Shu-Huah Wang, Fred Ssewamala, PhD, Christopher Damulira, Joseph Kato Bakulu, Father, Sarah Meyer, MSW and Abel Mwebembezi

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

Organized by: International Health
Endorsed by: HIV/AIDS, LGBT Caucus of Public Health Professionals, Alcohol, Tobacco, and Other Drugs, APHA-Committee on Women's Rights

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH) , Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)

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