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[afro-nets] US Conference on African Immigrant Health - USCAIH 2010


  • From: hdanesi@afhadi.org
  • Date: Wed, 3 Feb 2010 16:44:43 -0500 (EST)

First Annual US Conference on African Immigrant Health - USCAIH 2010

Dear Friends and Colleagues:

The Alliance for Health in the African Diaspora, Inc. - AHADI cordially invites your office and community to the ground breaking first time event:

The US Conference on African Immigrant Health - USCAIH 2010 will take place in Atlanta, GA on April 7th- 11th 2010.

The first of its kind, the USCAIH 2010 will encompass the following elements that are considered critical in addressing health disparities in the African Diaspora: health disparities reduction; policy change; existing national connections, partners, collaborators; existing relationships for governments and institutions; community networking and outreach; cultural needs, beliefs, and practices; grassroots focus; and the impact of war, torture and trauma.

We are delighted to invite you to be part of this ground-breaking United States Conference on African Immigrant Health (USCAIH). This national conference is scheduled for April 7th - 11th 2010, at the Hilton Atlanta/Marietta Hotel & Conference Center, in Atlanta, GA. The USCAIH 2010 will bring together members of the community, health scientists, public health workers, advocates and providers, as well as community organizers to chart a purposeful course for addressing health prevention, education, care, and treatment among the growing African immigrant communities and other populations in the United States.

Speakers include Dr. Garth N. Graham, Deputy Assistant Secretary for Minority Health, as the key note speaker at the Conference. Dr. Graham serves as the Executive Director of the HHS Council on Health
Disparities ... , and many others.

Please visit the web links below for more information:

Conference info: http://www.afhadi.org/USCAIH_welcome.htm

Registration: http://www.afhadi.org/USCAIH_registration.htm

Exhibition and Sponsorship: http://www.afhadi.org/USCAIH_exhibition.htm

Kindly distribute this information amongst your network.

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