Join us on Wednesday, Sept. 15th at a Global Health Council event looking at integrated health programs and how to achieve the sixth Millennium Development Goal — which pledges to halt and begin to reverse the incidence of AIDS, TB and Malaria by 2015.
The event will start with a screening of “The Test,” a 20-minute film demonstrating the principles of the Global Health Initiative at work on the ground; in this case how HIV is integrated with other infectious diseases and the overall impact on a community and household. After the showing, there will be a panel discussion on the film and the implementation issues through the lens of a government panel and civil society.
The Center’s Christine Lubinski will be moderating the event, which will take place from 4 to 7 pm at The Historical Society of Washington, DC – 801 K Street, NW – in The Theatre.
Introductory remarks will be made by Mikkel Vestergaard Frandsen, CEO of Vestergaard Frandsen SA.
Panel discussion participants include: Ambassador to the United States from Kenya, Elhanah Odembo; Director of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Tom Frieden, MD, MPH (invited); Lucy Chesire, an internationally known HIV/TB patient and advocate from the Kenyan AIDS NGO Consortium; and the Center’s invited guest David Hoos MD, MPH, Senior Implementation Director and Assistant Professor of Clinical Epidemiology at the Mailman School of Public Health.
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Refreshments will be served following the panel discussion