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Current state of Yolanda in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan


Posted on Jan. 22, 2014


Current state of Yolanda in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

The Global Health/Rural Health Interest Group and Partnership for Social Justice (PSJ) at the John A. Burns School of Medicine would like to present: Current state of Yolanda in Philippines after Typhoon Haiyan

Speakers: Dr. Seiji Yamada - JABSOM Faculty

             Dr. Brad Wong - Aloha Medical Missions

Please come join us on Thursday February 6th from 5-7 pm in MEB 301 at JABSOM to hear about the current state of healthcare and medical issues affecting the people of Yolanda in the Philippines after the devastation caused by Typhoon Haiyan. Dr. Yamada will be presenting on his recent trip to Yolanda after the typhoon and the medical issues currently affecting the people of Yolanada. Afterwards, Dr. Brad Wong will be presenting on his experience in the Philippines and opportunities for students to be involved with medical missions over the summer. This is a great opportunity for medical students to find out about possible MD5 shadowing abroad opportunities, as well as for members of the community to participate in learning more about the Philippines.

Please RSVP by Feb 1st to GHIG/RHIG at jabsomghigrhig@gmail.com, or PSJ at (partnershipforsocialjustice@gmail.com).