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Global Health Inequities & Infectious Diseases Workshop

Workshop // Pittsburgh

University of Pittsburgh School of Law


Apr 12 2019, 9:30 AM - 6:00 PM EST


Highly infectious diseases reflect global inequities worldwide, making up five of the top ten leading causes of death in low-income countries while constituting only one of the top ten causes of death in high-income countries. This workshop hosted by the Pittsburgh University School of Law in conjunction with Pitt Public Health’s Center for Global Health will bring together a multidisciplinary group of scholars at the University of Pittsburgh and beyond to examine global health inequities in the distribution of infectious diseases.

Keynote Speakers

  • Nahid Badelia, Medical Director, Special Pathogens Unit, Boston Medical Center
    Assistant Professor, Boston University School of Medicine
  • Scott Buris, Professor of Law, Temple University Law School

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Questions? Contact Matiangai Sirleaf.