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Friday, June 18 • 9:00am - 10:45am
G4: Better Communication for Better Health

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Presenters Discuss:
how community media can be utilized to increase community participation and amplify voices to stimulate positive change in five conflict affected countries to support MDGs 3, 5 and 6 (Liberia, Southern Sudan, Rwanda, Uganda, Thailand); the founding process of the first media training program on HIV/AIDS in China, the program's mission, target audience and workshop design methods and the particular challenges associated with media coverage in China and a plan to overcome them (China); the significant role that the Ethiopian Orthodox Church is playing in the fight against HIV and other harmful traditional practices by using an innovative approach, the potential role of the Church in passing key developmental messages to reach millions of people in a cost effective manner and the Church's approach to integrate the developmental issues in the training institutions of the Church and thereby ensuring their sustainability (Sub Saharan Africa); and intervention package consisting of an educational film followed by a structured discussion to improve knowledge, attitudes, and behaviors for prevention and care of human monkey pox infection (Republic of Congo).

Friday June 18, 2010 9:00am - 10:45am EDT
Empire Ballroom

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