Event: When Children are Refugees: Pediatric Health Care in Refugee Camps

When Children are Refugees: Pediatric Health Care in Refugee Camps
Date: October 7, 2013
Time: 9:00am – 11:30am
Location: George Mason University, Arlington, VA, Founders Hall

Dr. Najwa Khuri-Bulos, Professor and Division Head, Infectious Disease, Department of Pediatrics, Jordan University Hospital, and Dr. Ronald Waldman, Professor of Global Health at George Washington University’s School of Public Health will discuss pediatric health care at Jordan’s Zaatari refugee camp and the problems that prevent an international standard for pediatric health care in refugee camps.

Dr. Khuri-Bulos, has written and spoken on “The Role of Immunization in Achieving the Millennium Development Goals,” and is responsible for the immunization program Jordan established for children living at Zaatari. Dr. Waldman, former Technical Director of the USAID-funded BASICS program, a global child survival effort, is President of the Board of Directors of Doctors of the World-USA.

Click here for the event flyer, including a schedule of events: October 7 Pediatric Refugee Health Care flyer.

For additional information regarding the program, please contact Dr. Denise Baken at dbaken@gmu.edu

SPONSORS

World Medical & Health Policy journal,
Policy Studies Organization
Center for International Medical Policy and Practice
George Mason’s School of Public Policy
Biodefense Program in George Mason’s Public and International Affairs Department

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