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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region Hosts A Workshop about HIV and the Latino Community

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Joan Carr
Director of Community Affairs
(901) 725-3008


Published: 02.19.09| Updated: 03.05.09

On Thursday, March 5, 2009, Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region and the Community HIV Network are hosting an educational workshop about the medical and psychosocial needs of the Latino community in relation to HIV/AIDS. The workshop is free and open to all healthcare workers, social workers and others who serve Latino populations.

WHAT: Medical and Psychosocial Needs of the Latino Community Related to HIV
DATE: Thursday, March 5, 2009
TIME: 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
WHERE: The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis
 1900 Union Avenue
 Memphis, TN 38104
WHO:  Health professionals and service workers, including nurses, physicians, social workers, medical and nursing students

The workshop will include information about legal and immigration barriers that delay HIV-positive Latinos from seeking care; pregnancy and post-partum care of HIV-positive Latinas; co-infections and STD’s; domestic violence and human trafficking; clinical trials; and cultural competency. Click here to view the workshop agenda.
Lunch and refreshments will be provided and CEU credit is available. Space is limited and the deadline to register is Thursday, February 26, 2009.

For more information about the workshop, call Alexandria Taylor, Community Health Educator at Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region at (901) 725-3014 or e-mail her at ataylor@ppms.org

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Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.

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