Northwestern Events Calendar

Oct
7
2022

Havey Institute for Global Health - Access to Heart Failure Care in Rural Lowe-Income Countries - Challenges and Opportunities

When: Friday, October 7, 2022
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM Central

Where: Online

Audience: Faculty/Staff - Student - Public - Post Docs/Docs - Graduate Students

Contact: Sara Caudillo   (312) 503-9000

Group: Havey Institute for Global Health

Category: Academic, Lectures & Meetings, Global & Civic Engagement

Description:

Please join the Robert J. Havey, MD, Institute for Global Health for our First Friday Seminar Series! This webinar will be available through Zoom, and registration is required in order to receive information to join. All that register will receive a link that is unique to them.

Our speaker for October is Gene Kwan, MD, MPH, Assistant Professor of Medicine, Boston University.

Gene F. Kwan, MD, MPH is a cardiologist and global health researcher committed to improving healthcare access for the poor. For over a decade, in partnership with local organizations, he has led the development, implementation, evaluation, improvement, and dissemination of integrated chronic care programs in rural low- and middle-income countries (LMIC). We tackle the challenges of improving access to point-of-care diagnostic tests and care management through task shifting with experience in rural Rwanda, Haiti, Malawi, and Liberia.

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