The Challenges of Responding to Humanitarian Needs in Sub-Saharan Africa

Date & Time: 
Monday, April 11, 2016 - 4:00pm
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New Haven, Connecticut 06511
United States

What does it take to respond to medical needs in some of the poorest countries in the world with the worst childhood mortality rates?  How can local and international organizations work together to provide high-quality medical care in chronic emergencies like malnutrition and outbreaks such as Ebola?

Moderated discussion by Prof Louisa Lombard with staff from ALIMA (The Alliance for International Medical Action) and from Action Against Hunger.


Augustin Augier: Co-founder and Secretary General of The Alliance for International Medical Actions (ALIMA) based in Paris

Christopher Lockyear: Director of Operations at Action Against Hunger USA, 2014 Yale World Fellow

Co-hosted by: Yale Child Study Center, Yale Council on African Studies, Yale Jackson Institute for Global Affairs, Yale School of Medicine, Yale School of Public Health


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