Workshop on Refugee Health: Responding to Changing Health Needs in Complex Emergencies
Date and Time: October 19, 2015 Opening Event 6:00pm-7:30pm
October 20, 2015 Workshop Day 8:00 am-5:30pm
Venue: Point Hotel Taksim
ICAP at Columbia University, the Program on Forced Migration and Health at the Mailman School of Public Health and Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul invited health practitioners, researchers and policy makers to attend a workshop on refugee health. The workshop was part of a recently launched long-term initiative, Responding to Changing Health Needs in Complex Emergencies: A Policy Imperative, which aims to produce policy-relevant research on the changing health needs of refugees in the 21st century. The project focuses on Syrian refugees in Turkey, Lebanon, and Jordan.
The workshop featured distinguished scholars from Columbia University, representatives from the Ministry of Health, scholars and civil society representatives working on public health and examined policies and practices guiding access to health services for Syrian refugees.
The power point presentations of the workshop speakers and videos of the sessions are available:
Welcome:Ipek Cem Taha (Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul)
Speaker 1:Kanuni Keklik (Ministry of Health)
Speaker 2: Alaa Abou Zeid (World Health Organization)