Online Program

Mind, body, spirit: Implications for sex workers in the US and abroad

Monday, November 2, 2015: 8:30 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.
The purpose of this session is to provide insight into the challenges and promising practices as it relates to sex workers globally. Attendees will learn more about sex workers in various settings and comorbidities that affect them such as STIs, mental health, suicide ideation and other risks. Attendees will also gain insight into massage parlor clustering and proposed prostitution court programs.
Session Objectives: Identify comorbidities that affect female sex workers globally. Describe the effect of traumatic experience on female sex workers' mental health. Discuss the challenges and strengths of prostitution courts in the United States.
Anne Sadler, Ph.D.

Prevalence of STI/HIV and factors associated with STI among female sex workers in Ecuador   
Korede Adegoke, MBBS, MPH, Isabel Hernandez, MPH, Tatiana Ochoa, MD, Carlos Rosas, M.D., Vinita Sharma, MPH, Miguel Reina, MD, Msc, MPH, Enrique Teran, M.D., Ph.D and Ricardo Izurieta, MD, Dr.PH, MPH

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Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: International Health, Population, Reproductive and Sexual Health, Socialist Caucus, 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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