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Public Lecture – From Origins to Ebola: Lessons Learned from Haiti

November 3, 2014 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

On Monday November 3 at 7 pm in Coker Hall Room 201 Cate Oswald, Haiti Senior Program Officer for Partners in Health, will present a public talk entitled ” Partners in Health from Origins to Ebola: Lessons Learned from Haiti “. She will discuss the work of Partners in Health, one of the world’s leaders in innovative approaches to bring quality health care to the developing world. She’ll describe how the approaches they developed in Haiti have begun to be applied more broadly, most recently in response to Ebola in West Africa.

On Monday November 3 at 7 pm Cate Oswald, Haiti Senior Program Officer for Partners in Health, will present a public talk entitled ” Partners in Health from Origins to Ebola: Lessons Learned from Haiti “. This will take place in Coker Hall Room 201 on the UNC campus. Partners in Health is a world leader in developing in innovative approaches to bring quality health care to the developing world. Ms. Oswald will discuss how the community-based health care approaches PIH developed in Haiti can help revolutionize health care in other settings, and how lessons they learned in Haiti are helping PIH respond to the Ebola crisis in West Africa. Cate joined Partners In Health (PIH) in 2005 and has served in a number of capacities to direct and support their efforts around the world, including Mexico, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic. In Haiti she contributed to efforts in improve monitoring and evaluation, launched their mental health program, supported implementation of their cholera response, and was an integral member of the leadership team that crafted the response to the 2010 earthquake. This event is co-sponsored by the Department of Biology,the FYS Program, the Carolina PreMedical Student Association . PIH|Engage, and UNC’sand GlobeMed UNC’s Student Global Health Committee. For more information contact Mark Peifer at peifer@unc.edu

This talk is supported, in part, by the First Year Seminar Program.

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Date:
November 3, 2014
Time:
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm