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R4 Connections: A World on the Move: Global Health Equity in the Context of Migration

Posted by on July 8th, 2024 Posted in: Blog


Region 4’s Connection series is hosting a webinar on A World on the Move:  Global Health Equity in the Context of Migration on July 18th at 3 pm ET.  This virtual session will focus on migration and health. It will encompass drivers and patterns of migration, social determinants of health in the context of migration, the interrelationship between immigration policy, health policy, migrant and public health outcomes, and recommendations for how to advance health equity in migrant communities.

Speaker Bio:
Laura Nellums is a Professor of Global Health and Assistant Dean of Education in the College of Population Health, Health Sciences Center, University of New Mexico. Her research and teaching are focused on improving inequities in access to care and health outcomes, particularly in excluded populations. Her particular expertise is in migrant, refugee, and ethnic minority health, with experience in mixed-methods research in infectious diseases, mental health, stressful life events, maternal and child health, and health policy and services. Throughout her research, she has an emphasis on community based participatory research approaches and collaboration with communities.

This webinar is part of Region 4’s Connection Webinar Series.   Visit the NNLM Training site to learn more and/or to register for A World on the Move: Global Health Equity in the Context of Migration.

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Kathy Downing is the Public Health Digital Library Coordinator for the NNLM Public Health Coordination Office.

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