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Panel Discussion: Before it's too late, Addressing the health needs of women and children in complex emergencies

Posted by GHO Admin on October 24, 2017 in Events

Date: Tues. Oct. 24, 2017, 6PM reception, 7-8:30PM panel
Location: Pier 21, Rudolph P. Bratty Hall Andrea and Charles Bronfman Theatre

The Canadian Red Cross Global Health Unit, in partnership with Dalhousie Global Health Office, will host a panel discussion around best practices in addressing malnutrition in women, children, infants and youth in complex environments.

This panel discussion will focus on the often-overlooked impacts that disasters, emergencies and conflicts have on women and children, and what considerations need to be taken when addressing the health needs of these vulnerable groups. Panelists will cover topics including non-communicable diseases, such as malnutrition and severe acute malnutrition, and Mother Newborn and Child Health (MNCH) in emergencies and complex humanitarian disasters.


  • Laura Archer, Canadian Red Cross Global Health Unit
  • Dr. Heather Scott, Dalhousie University Global Health Unit
  • Sarah Butler, Save the Children

Moderator: Dr. Ayham Alomari

To register: https://beforeitistoolate.eventbrite.ca

*Please note this panel will be live-streamed online.