Forced Migration: A Pandemic

Health Care for the Displaced
  • today October 21, 2015
  • schedule 4:00 PM – 6:30 PM
  • location_on 777 United Nations Plaza
    10th Floor Church Center for the UN (44th St. and 1st Ave.)

This event is open to the public. No registration is required.

Speakers
JENNIFER SCHLECHT, LMSW, MPH

Senior Program Officer at Women’s Refugee Commission, focuses on Women’s Health. Leads WRC maternal health and emergency preparedness initiatives. Extensive work with conflict-affected populations in Sudan, Thailand, Tanzania, Uganda, Colombia and Lebanon.

CATHERINE PANTER-BRICK, MA, MSc, D.Phil

Yale University – Professor of Anthropology, holds appointment in School of Public Health and Institute for Global Affairs. Directs Program on Conflict, Resilience and Health at Institute for International Studies. Research and publications focus on children and youth; evaluation projects and research in Africa, Asia and Middle East.

JOHN SOLECKI, SENIOR POLICY ADVISOR

United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees, Liaison Office in New York

Moderator
Paula Dunn Tropello, RN, FNP-BC, EdD

Dean, School of Nursing, Wagner College

Co-Sponsors

International Health Awareness Network
New York University College of Nursing
Armenian Relief Society

Displaced Sudanese Undergo Medical Tests before Journey Home
Displaced Sudanese Undergo Medical Tests before Journey Home (Credit: United Nations Photo)

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