Community Mobilization Initiative Addressing Disparities in STDs and Unintended Pregnancies

Project Overview (PDF)

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award

     Project Start Date:    July 1, 2006
     Project End Date:      June 30, 2007
     Award Amount:         $50,000

Project Goal Statement: This initiative seeks to improve sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) and adolescent pregnancy prevention outcomes for minority, uninsured youth in Milwaukee through new community planning and mobilization efforts.

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  Community Partners:

Primary Community Partner: City of Milwaukee Health Department
Additional community partner organization names:

  • Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health
  • Health Care Education & Training, Inc.
  Academic Partners:

Primary Academic Partner: Wendi Ehrman, MD, Department of Pediatrics
Additional Academic Partner: Seth Foldy, MD, MPH, Department of Family and Community Medicine

  Project Progress Summary Reports:
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  Project Dissemination Efforts (as reported by project partners)
  • Papers
    • Developed a report detailing US census information and STD and HIV surveillance information in the 10 identified zip codes
    • Developed 13 issue papers identifying resources and best practices for the reduction of STDs and unplanned pregnancies in Milwaukee
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