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Comprehensive Health for the LGBTT Community in Puerto Rico – Panel and Discussion

 4th Educational Poster

by guest blogger, Juan Carlos Vega

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Panel y Discusión: Salud Integral para la Comunidad LGBTT en Puerto Rico

4to Congreso Educativo: Apoderando Nuestra Comunidad LGBTT

Sábado, 20 de noviembre del 2010 (9:30am – 11:00am)

Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, P.R.

Invita: Saliendo del Clóset, Inc.

Resumen del Tema: Escucha los resultados de la Encuesta sobre la Salud en la Comunidad LGBTT realizada por un año en Puerto Rico con el propósito de ayudar a identificar las realidades, necesidades y el desarrollo de servicios y eventos que promueven la salud y el bienestar de nuestra comunidad.  Participa en una discusión sobre este tema y aprende de medicina holística para matener una vida saludable en el Puerto Rico de hoy.

 Panelistas:

 Elba C. Díaz-Toro*, DMD, MSD, MPHc, Escuela Medicina Dental, Centro de Cáncer de Puerto Rico, Recinto de Ciencias Médicas, Universidad de Puerto Rico

 Dra. Selene Portillo, Médica Holistica con Especialidad en Medicina Quántica

 Juan Carlos Vega*, MLS, Bibliotecario Activista & Consultor en Informática

 

 Moderadora: 

Lissette Rodríguez*, MA, BSED, Educadora en Salud

*Representantes en Puerto Rico de las Redes Nacionales Latinos y LGBT para el Control del Tabaco y de la Coalición para un Puerto Rico Libre de Tabaco.

 Auspiciado por las Redes Nacionales Latinos y LGBT para el Control del Tabaco y por el Centro Comprensivo de Cancer de la Universidad de Puerto Rico. 

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Panel and Discussion: Comprehensive Health for the LGBTT Community in Puerto Rico

4th Educational Summit: Empowering Our LGBTT Community 2010

November 20, 2010

 Puerto Rico Convention Center, San Juan, Puerto Rico

This Summit is sponsored by local LGBTT group, Saliendo del Clóset, Inc.

Abstract: Listen to the results of the Health-Tobacco Survey in the LGBTT Community of Puerto Rico collated the last twelve months in order to identify the realities, needs, and the development of services and events that promote a healthy local LGBTT community.  Participate in group discussions and learn how to integrate holistic approaches to stay healthy in today’s society.

Panelists:

Elba C. Díaz-Toro*, DMD, MSD, MPHc, School of Dental Health, Comprehensive Cancer Center of Puerto Rico, University of Puerto Rico

Dr. Selene Portillo, Holistic Medicine with a Specialty in Quantic Medicine

Juan Carlos Vega*, MLS, Activist Librarian & Information Consultant

Moderator:

Lissette Rodríguez*, MA, BSED, Health Educator

*Representatives and members of the CDC-sponsored National Latino & LGBT Tobacco Control Networks and the Puerto Rico Tobacco Free Coalition.

 

Panel and Discussion are sponsored by the National Latino & LGBT Tobacco Control Networks and the Comprehensive Cancer Center of at the University of Puerto Rico.

 

University of Puerto Rico/M. D. Anderson Cancer Center: Partnership for Excellence in Cancer Research (Outreach Program) 

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November 17, 2010 Posted by | Blogs en español, Presentations, Puerto Rico | Leave a comment

Action Alert: The Affordable Care Act (Part II): Section 4302 and Implications for Data Collection

The Affordable Care Act (Part II): Section 4302 and Implications for Data Collection

Thursday, November 18, 2010

1:00 – 2:30pm (Eastern)

This webinar provides an in-depth look at Section 4302 of the Affordable Care Act and its implications for disparities research. Dr. David Meyers, Director of the Center for Primary Care, Prevention, and Clinical Partnerships at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality, will point to specific language that impacts data collection on race, ethnicity, and sexual orientation and gender identity. Commentary will be provided by Dr. José J. Escarce, professor of medicine at UCLA and a researcher with the RAND corporation. Register here.

November 17, 2010 Posted by | Action Alerts | Leave a comment

   

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