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HIV and Latinas in New York City. Modes of transmition. Ways of prevention.
Sexually Transmitted Infections: HPV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis A, B, and C.
Breast and Cervical Cancer. Prevention and treatment. What all women should know.
Navigating the Health Care System. Easy-to-understand advice and tips to identify high-quality health care.
Latinas Construyendo Liderazgo

Saturday, September 17th - 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM
East Harlem Council for Human Services, Inc. Bilingual Head Start.
440 E 116th Street - New York, NY, 10019
(Between Pleasant and 1st Avenues)
(6 train to 116th street) | map

Description

The 3rd Latina Leadership Institute will bring together women from all five boroughs of New York City in order to deliver prevention messages about commonly sexually transmitted infections, including HIV, as well as address issues of disparities in access to health care. Specifically, topics covered during the institute will include: HPV, HIV, Chlamydia, Gonorrhea, Hepatitis A, B and C, Breast and Cervical Cancer and navigating the healthcare system.

Dynamic

The institute will engage women in these issues through workgroups where experts will present information and participants will analyze and discuss case studies. Taking into account the needs of women, the institute will include childcare services, breakfast and lunch. Women who participate will be entered to win giveaways and all women will take home a gift bag which will include incentives, information and a resource guide.

Previous Institute
March 27, 2010 
I Latinas Construyendo Liderazgo Comunitario. East Harlem, New York City. Over 100 women were educated on topics of HIV, mental health, and domestic violence.
July 1, 2010 
II Latinas Construyendo Liderazgo Comunitario. East Harlem, New York City. Over 120 women were educated on topics of STD, navigating the health care system, breast and cervical cancer, and others.
Side Activities
Childcare. Having kids is not an excuse to miss the institute as we provide childcare.
 
Artistic Activities. Participants will enjoy a cultural performance and other forms of art.
 
Meals. Breakfast and lunch will be served.
 
Information
Any questions please contact Aracelis Quiñones at
aquinones@latinoaids.org
or (212) 675-3288 x 319
 
You can also contact
Bethsy Morales:
bmorales@latinoaids.org
or (212) 375-4408
 
 
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