Caribbean Days on Capitol Hill (CDOCH 2005)

Venue: Washington Hotel

Location: Washington, District of Columbia, United States

Event Date/Time: Feb 21, 2005 End Date/Time: Feb 23, 2005
Registration Date: Jan 10, 2005
Early Registration Date: Dec 16, 2004
Abstract Submission Date: Nov 26, 2004
Paper Submission Date: Dec 16, 2004
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Description

Caribbean People International Collective proposes to implement a multi-dimensional healthy life styles conference, targeting the Caribbean-American and people of color, communities. This group is also at very high risk for HIV infection reported Helene Gayle, director of center for prevention of HIV, and sexually transmitted diseases and tuberculosis. It is estimated that there are more than 5 million people of Caribbean descent living in the United States. The 2005 International CDOCH (3) three day conference will openly, honestly and critically examine the various and complex economic, immigration, health and behavioral issues that restrict and/or facilitate the Caribbean-Americans ability to promote healthy styles, control the spread of HIV and learn the advocacy process.CPIC envisages the purpose of the Conference to be:
i)A clear demonstration of the HIV/AIDS epidemic, it stigmatization, denial and it’s economic implications of Caribbean-Americans and their communities.
ii)Address the issues of Drugs/Alcoholism and it’s relationship to health and diseases.
iii)A clear communication of the strong values of the organizing group as it relates to Caribbean-Americans Health, Advocacy, Immigration and Educational issues.
iv)Development of strong action plans and Processes which will allow us to become involved in the American process of true integration.
v)Convey demonstrated commitment of Speaker and guests willing to form collaborations to take on the numerous issues affecting the Caribbean-American Communities.

Venue

15th Street & Pennsylvania Ave (Across from the White House)
Washington
United States
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