The next 3 months of the Global Health lecture dates have been set! See below for details.

 

January 27th: “Global advocacy on the right to the highest attainable standard of health”

 

Professor Frey is the Director of the Human Rights Program in the College of Liberal Arts at the University of Minnesota. Frey has headed the Program since it was established in 2001, for the purpose of providing academic, research and outreach opportunities for students in the field of international human rights. She will be discussing. Professor Frey will speak to international standards regarding the right to health and what States’ responsibilities are to ensure it.

 

February 2nd: “Building Capacity in Overseas Work”

 

Steven Miles, M.D. is an expert on medical ethics, human rights and international health care. He has served as the chief medical officer for a Cambodian refugee camp and worked on AIDS prevention in Sudan and on tsunami relief in Indonesia with the American Refugee Committee. Dr. Miles will be speaking on the topics of Sustainability and Social Capital in overseas work.

 

March 9th: “World TB in Children”

 

Dr. Belani is a University of Minnesota physician who works in the Division of Pediatrics in Infectious Disease and Immunology. She works with refugees and tuberculosis in St. Paul and she will be discussion World Tuberculosis in Children.