Date: 5 September
Time: 12pm-2pm (Lunch included)
Location: Erasmus MC, collegezaal 4
Prof. dr. Stephen T. Chambers and Prof. dr. Jean W. Pape will be giving talks on “Migratory Health” and “TB & Healthcare in Vulnerable Populations”. Prof. Chambers is the Clinical Director of the Department of Infectious Diseases at Christchurch Hospital, New Zealand, and has published over 250 peer reviewed papers in medical journals among which are the BMJ, JAMA and the Lancet. Prof. Pape is Founder and Director of the GHESKIO Centers (Haitian Group for the Study of Kaposi’s Sarcoma and Opportunistic Infections). He has received numerous international awards for his work. In April 2002, French President Jacques Chirac awarded Prof. Pape the Legion of Honor Award for his “contribution to the improvement of the health of the Haitian people and that of people in the world, Dr. Pape was elected to the United States National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine in June 2003 and in 2010 received the 2010 Christophe Mérieux Prize.
Further information on the speakers and their talks can be found here.