“Solidarity is the Antidote for Despair”: A talk by Joia Mukherjee

Event time: 
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 - 10:30am to 11:30am
Location: 
409 Prospect St.
New Haven, CT 06511
(Location is wheelchair accessible)
Event description: 

Joia Mukherjee, Associate Professor at Harvard Medical School and Chief Medical Officer of Partners In Health (PIH), an international medical charity dedicated to providing a preferential option for the poor in healthcare, will speak in Marquand Chapel on Tuesday, March 28, at 10:30 a.m.

Dr. Mukherjee supports PIH’s efforts to provide high quality, comprehensive health care to the poorest and most vulnerable in partnership with local communities and health officials in Haiti, Rwanda, Lesotho, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Liberia, Peru, Mexico, Russia, Kazakhstan and the Navajo Nation. Dr. Mukherjee’s clinical foci include HIV, multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, mental health, ebola, human resources for health, and health systems strengthening. Her scholarly work is focused upon generating a body of evidence to inform the development of health care delivery systems that can effectively address the burden of disease in resource poor settings.

Admission: 
Free
Open to: 
General Public

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