On October 3rd Dr. Peter Salama, WHO Deputy Director-General for Emergency Preparedness and Response, will be visiting the Netherlands to give a presentation at a special edition of the Global Health Cafés. Wemos is co-organizer of the Global Health Cafés.
Dr. Salama will give a presentation on ‘Ebola again: how Fragility and Global Health Threats Are Becoming Increasingly Interconnected.’ He will discuss the links between the Ebola outbreaks in the DRC and the humanitarian crisis, and how WHO aims to tackle health emergency situations with national governments and humanitarian and development partners. More than 13 million Congolese and over half a million refugees in the DRC have fallen victim to one of the largest humanitarian crises worldwide and need humanitarian assistance. Moreover, in 2018 the country was hit by two Ebola outbreaks.
This special edition of the Global Health Cafes will take place in Humanity Hub in The Hague. After Dr. Salama’s presentation there will be a Q&A-session with the audience. We aim to invite a diverse audience of civil society organizations, government representatives, experts and students. Want to attend as well? Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or sign the form at the bottom of this page.
Date: Wednesday October 3rd 2018
Programme: 15.00 – 17.00
Location: Humanity Hub (The Hague), Fluwelen Burgwal 58 (6 min. walk from The Hague Central Station)
The next regular Global Health Café gathering will take place on November 12th in Amsterdam.