Online Program

Without borders or boundaries: Implications for global women's health

Monday, November 2, 2015: 2:30 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Globally, women often experience gender, social, and cultural barriers that reduce their access to safe work environments and ultimately lead to an increased risk for negative health outcomes. This session features research that investigates the factors that impact the health equity of women and girls in Cote D’Ivoire, Lebanon, Israel, and Nigeria. Social and health policy interventions for reducing health disparities and increasing health equity will be discussed.
Session Objectives: Discuss potential policy-based solution for improvement women’s and girls access to safe work environments. Identify social determinants of health equity among women and girls. Describe the negative health outcomes associated with work among women and girls in Cote D’Ivoire, Lebanon, Israel, and Nigeria.
Michelle Williams, PhD, MPH, CHES

Factors affecting exclusive breastfeeding practice in rural communities of Cross River State, Nigeria   
Regina E. Ella, PhD, RN, RM, FWACN, Antor O. Ndep, DrPH, CHES and Margaret Akpan, RN, RM, MPH, FWACN

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

Organized by: Women's Caucus
Endorsed by: Aging & Public Health, HIV/AIDS, International Health, Breastfeeding Forum, Black Caucus of Health Workers, 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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