Prioritizing Women - Adapting Refugee Health Services for 21st Century Health Challenges

March 07, 2015

The Global Health Initiative at the Mailman School is pleased to co-sponsor the ICAP seminar, Changing Health Needs in the Middle East and Turkey.

This special event features a number of public health leaders from Jordan, Lebanon and Turkey who will provide important insights on refugee health with particular focus on non-communicable disease.

Date: Thursday, June 25, 2015
Time: 12:30 - 2:00pm (Lunch will be served)
Venue: 5th Floor Conference Room 532, Allan Rosenfield Building
Address: 722 W168th Street, New York City

Live streaming:

Topics will include:

Refugee health in Lebanon & Turkey
Non-communicable diseases in emergencies

Obesity, changing eating habits and physical inactivity in Turkey


Dr. Wafaa El-Sadr and Dr. Miriam Rabkin, ICAP at Columbia University


Dr. Mohannad Al-Nsour, Eastern Mediterranean Public Health Network

Dr. Fouad M. Fouad, American University of Beirut

Dr. Ozlem Kose, Istanbul Public Health Directorate

Dr. N. Pinar Ay, Marmara University School of Medicine

Dr. Saliha Serap Cifcili, Marmara University School of Medicine