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Community Mobilization Initiative Addressing Disparities in STDs and Unintended Pregnancies

Project Overview

2nd Funding Cycle Development Award
     Project Start Date: 7/1/2006
     Project End Date: 6/30/2007

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.

Award Amount: $50,000

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:
     Project Progress Report Summary July 2006 - June 2007
     Project Final Report Summary   

Affiliated Web Pages:
     City of Milwaukee Health Department
     Health Care Education & Training, Inc.
     Wisconsin Department of Health Services, Division of Public Health

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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