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Meeting: Ebola and Development

A meeting Ebola and Development: The reality of causes and consequences of Ebola in West Africa takes place in Copenhagen on Wednesday May 27, at 17.00-21.00. The meeting will discuss why Ebola attracted such international attention, when the number of death after all is relatively small compared, e.g., to the about 6,500 children dying every day from vaccine preventable diseases? The meeting will also talk about the lessons learned from the outbreak and how future threats from Ebola across the complex urban and rural landscapes that now define modern Africa be managed?

Global Health Minders chairman Morten Sodemann is one of the speakers at the event. He will contextualize the recent Ebola outbreak within the overall public health picture in Africa, the international health regulations, and the social determinants of the disease

Read more at IUG’s website.

  • TIME: Wednesday 27 May at 17.00 – 21.00 (deadline for registration 22.05.2015)
  • PLACE: IDA’s Ingeniørhuset, Kalvebod Brygge 31-33, 1780 København
  • ORGANISERS: Engineers Without Borders – Denmark in cooperation with Architects Without Borders, IDA-Global Development and the Environmental Foundation for Africa
  • PRICE: 50 DKK (including refreshments)
  • MORE INFORMATION: Read more at IUG’s website.
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