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29 March 2018
Africa’s Healthcare Challenges and Next Steps for the Future


Thursday, March 29th, 2018

6:00pm to 8:00pm
George Mason Univeristy, Founders Hall
3351 Fairfax Drive
Arlington, VA 22201
Free for students* and members; $5 for non-members
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We are excited to announce that the UNA-NCA African Affairs Committee in collaboration with the George Mason University will host a panel discussion on the challenges of healthcare in Africa.

The panel will focus on the vital efforts needed by the private sector, NGOs and the international community in building public health preparedness in Africa through technical assistance.  Addressing the role private sector organizations and non-governmental communities can plan in building public health in Africa by highlighting the key steps (technology, health infrastructure, and economic impact) needed to prevent further health outbreaks.  Focusing on Global Goal #3 to ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all by educating and creating awarenewss about the current health care challenges in Africa.


The speakers include:

· Dr. Andrew Hennenfent, State Epidemiologist, DC. Dept of Health

· Dr. Erin M. Sorrell, Assistant Research Professor, Georgetown Law, O’Neil Institute

· Dr. Elijah Paintsil, Associate Professor of Epidemiology, Yale New Haven Hospital

· Charles Ok Pannenborg, public health expert, UNHCR and WHO


The event will be held at the George Mason George Mason University, Founders Hall, 3351 Fairfax Drive, Arlington, VA

(deck parking entrance via Founders Way North)

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