Utah Valley Global Health Group

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3rd Informal Global Health Dinner: Child Survival

Posted by chads on March 18, 2008

Mark your calendars: May 28 from 5:30-7:30pm, the Utah Valley Global Health Group will sponsor the third informal global health dinner. The topic of discussion is:

 Child Survival:  Why do nearly 10 million children die each year, and what can we do about it?

Committed speakers, and tentative topics for discussion include:

 Chad Swanson: ER physician, MPH student:  “Overview of Child Survival:  2003 Lancet series, and progress toward the Millennium Development Goals.”

Jini Robi:  Lawyer, BYU Social Work Professor, and Child Advocate:  “Health of Orphans Globally”

Rob Clark, MD, MPH, Physician:  “Neonatal Resuscitation:  An Overview of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints’ Program”

Ben Crookston, MPH, PhD student in global public health at the University of Utah:  “Child Survival:  Experiences from the field”

More details to follow; we hope you’ll join us!  RSVP here:  unacceptableglobalhealth at gmail.com

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One Response to “3rd Informal Global Health Dinner: Child Survival”

  1. […] by chads on May 13, 2008 Due to schedule conflicts, the May 28 Utah Valley Global Health Meeting has been canceled. We apologize for any […]

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