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Global Health Conversations - Dr. Abe Oudshoorn speaking today

Tuesday, March 4, 2014

The Office of Global Health in collaboration with the Students Global Health Committee is pleased to announce the first global health conversation on Homelessness and Poverty: Mental Health Issues. Dr. Abe Oudshoorn will facilitate the session.

When: March 4, 11:30 a.m.
Where: MSB 148 (video conferenced to MEB 2102 in Windsor)

Light refreshments will be provided. Sign up here!

Dr. Oudshoorn has a PhD in Nursing and has studied client-provider relationships in community based care with people who are experiencing homelessness. In 2010 he founded the London Homelessness Outreach Network which has since merged with the London Homeless Coalition. His experience working with these populations will provide a unique perspective that can help us to understand challenges we will encounter in our future practice.

The Global Health Conversation Series are a chance to have an informal discussion about local global health topics led by experts in London. There will be a brief introduction with some background information about the topic followed by a discussion opportunity and question and answer period.