African Health & Health Care Reform: Updates to the UHW Community Datebook, June 5 – 8, 2010

Updated Thursday, June 3, 2010

Saturday, June 5, 2010

3rd Annual African Health Summit
It Can Happen to You:
Cancer Prevention & Treatment

Saturday, June 5, 2010
9 am – 2pm
St. Paul’s Lutheran Church
445 Elmwood Ave.

Join the African Alliance of Rhode Island (AARI) for their annual health summit for “The Voice of the Local African Community.” The event includes information about cancer prevention, treatment and healthy lifestyles as well as 1) free health screenings; 2) food demonstrations; 3) health presentations; 4) free lunch; 5) free giveaways.

For more information, call 401-331-5535 or click here.


Tuesday, June 8, 2010

16th Annual Summer Public Health Research
Videoconference on Minority Health
What Will Health Care Reform Mean for Minority Health Disparities?

Tuesday, June 8, 2010,
Via Internet “Webcast”
Live at the University of North Carolina,
School of Social Work

JOIN hundreds of public health and human services professionals, researchers, educators, and students throughout the country for the 16th Annual Summer Public Health Research Videoconference on Minority Health.

Speakers booked for the live discussion include: 1) Mayra Alvarez, MHA, Legislative Assistant for Health for U.S. Senator Richard Durbin; 2) Ralph Forquera, MPH, Director, Seattle Indian Health Board; 3) Tony L. Whitehead, PhD, MSHyg,Professor of Medical Anthropology, University of Maryland; 4) (Moderator) Howard Lee, MSW, Executive Director, North Carolina Education Cabinet.

For more information, visit or click here. To view the broadcast live on June 8, click here.


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