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Lecture Series in Refugee Health – Tuberculosis/Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Refugees

Join us for a lecture series in refugee health, featuring presentations on tuberculosis and child and adolescent mental health for refugees, Wednesday, April 12 from 6:00-8:00 p.m. in the lecture hall of the Western Centre for Public Health and Family Medicine, 1465 Richmond Street.

Dr. Marina Salvadori, Pediatric Infectious Diseases Specialist, will present Tuberculosis, and Dr. Javeed Sukhera, Child & Adolescent Psychiatrist, will present Child and Adolescent Mental Health for Refugees.


Learning Objectives:

  1. To identify evidencebased practices for preventative care and screening for the newcomer population.
  2. To identify evidencebased practices for mental health that are culturally safe and trauma-informed in the newcomer population.
  3. To identify evidence-based practices for infectious diseases in the newcomer population.

25% interaction will be included.

This program has no commercial support.

This Group Learning program meets the certification criteria of the College of Family Physicians of Canada and has been certified by Continuing Professional Development, Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry for up to 2.25 Mainpro+ credits. Each participant should claim only those hours of credit that he/she actually spent participating in the educational program.

For more information and future lecture dates, view the flyer for the lecture series.

Contacts for the Lecture Series in Refugee Health are:
Dr. Bhooma Bhayana, bbhayana@uwo.ca
Dr. Natalie Lovesey, nlovese@uwo.ca