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5th Atlanta Summit: Global Health and Refugees

May 2, 2016 at 7:30 am - 3:30 pm

Join the World Affairs Council at the 5th Annual Atlanta Summit: “Global Health and Refugees”

This year, they will focus on the 60 million refugees and displaced, the most since World War II.  The Conference will examine the severe effects wars have had on health conditions in Syria, Africa and Southeast Asia and how receiving countries are handling temporary refugees and refugee resettlement. Listen to panel discussions on Besieged Populations and Strengthening Regional Capacities; Coordinating National, International and NGO efforts; and Meeting the Health Needs of Refugees.
CDC Director, Dr. Thomas Frieden delivers the morning keynote, and Dr. Paul Spiegel, Deputy Director of the Division of Programme Support and Management at the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR) will deliver the closing address.