Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Wednesday's Have You Heard

One life (span) to live: Stick with this year's Annual Meeting theme and check out Wednesday session 5036, "Healthy People 2020 Across the Life Span," which starts at 8:30 a.m. in Marriott Marquis Yerba Buena Ballroom Salon 2.

Bridging the gap: It's a topic that often comes up in this new era of health reform: better integrating public health and health care. Explore the topic with your fellow public healthers on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. at session 5128, "Public Health and Hospitals: More Than Ever Needed and Under Attack," in Moscone Convention Center South Room 228.

Finding the less fortunate: Join APHA's Caucus on Homelessness for a walking tour of San Francisco homeless service providers from 11 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. Meet at the Moscone Convention Center South main entrance.

Still a global epidemic: The world of HIV prevention will descend on Moscone Convention Center Esplanade Ballroom 300 on Wednesday for session 5187, "International Issues in HIV Prevention," starting at 12:30 p.m. Hear presentations on HIV prevention and treatment efforts in China, Russia and Central Asia.

Reading, writing and babies?: Does reading ability predict teen pregnancy risk? Find out at Wednesday session 5194, "Teen Pregnancy: Fostering Health and Prevention," at 12:30 p.m. in Moscone Convention Center South Room 200.

Call to justice: Cap off your 140th APHA Annual Meeting experience with Wednesday's "Closing General Session: Incarceration, Justice and Health," featuring keynote speaker Angela Davis, author, lecturer, researcher and social justice activist. Also, meet APHA's incoming president, Adewale Troutman. Congrats Dr. Troutman! The closing session starts at 2:30 p.m. in Moscone Convention Center West Room 2001/2003/2005.

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