Health and Conflict

Date & time

6–8.30pm 14 October 2015

Location

Finkel Lecture Theatre, JCSMR, Building 131, Garran Road, ANU Acton

Speakers

Associate Professor Christine Phillips, ANU Medical School
Matthew Merrington, Doctors without Borders/Medecins Sans Frontiere

ANU student led learning communites in their final event for this year will be looking at the medical, social and political dimensions of the health problems that arise due to conflict and challenges in providing health services in conflict and post-conflict settings.

Speakers

MATTHEW MERRINGTON, Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF)

Matthew has worked as a logistician with MSF in South Sudan and Yemen. He will be sharing his experiences on MSF placements and speaking about how MSF provides health services in conflict regions.

ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR CHRISTINE PHILLIPS, ANU Medical School

Dr Phillips will be speaking about the health issues that affect refugees.

This event is open to all. Questions can be submitted to the Learning Communities Facebook event page prior to and during the event.

Question time will be followed by refreshments

The nine ANU Learning Communities are networks of students, staff and academics fostering discussion about areas of common interest, from Asia-Pacific to Sustainability.  

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