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International Health & the Status of Public Health Needs in Developing Countries

  • 22 Jul 2014
  • 6:00 PM
  • Metropolitan State University of Denver: Student Success Building 890 Auraria Pkwy Denver, CO 80204 4th Floor, Room 400


  • This registration is for WorldDenver Members at the Young Professionals Level Only

Upcoming Young Professionals Event in Collaboration with Calico International Center and MSU Denver


The global health community faces a wide range of challenges in its efforts to prevent the spread of disease in developing countries. Come learn from our expert health panel about the status of public health needs in developing countries and what can be done to prevent future outbreaks.

6 - 7:00 pm: Check-In and Networking Reception

7 - 8:30 pm: Panel Discussion and Q&A


Paul E. Scott, MD, a licensed physician and attorney, has done medical volunteer work with Project CURE for over five years, including as a member or leader of CURE Clinics (medical teams) for patient care and teaching in Tanzania, Peru, Ghana, and St Vincent.  He also plans CURE shipments of equipment and supplies based on needs assessments for hospitals and clinics in developing countries. 

Professor Susan Rifkin teaches Global Health

 Policy at the Colorado School of Public Health. In addition to her illustrious career establishing and managing community-based health programs around the world, she has been a consultant for the World Health Organization, the World Bank, the European Union and UNICEF. Her research interests are focused on community participation, empowerment, health policy and Primary Health Care. She has published widely in these fields. Most recently she has been working with the World Health Organization in Sudan teaching research design for the National Human Resources for Health Observatory.

Learn more about Calico International Center here. 

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