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Monday 19 October 202015.00
Join us for a session led by Dr Reuben Warren on the historical health challenges faced by Black people in the US, from their arrival during the Trans-Atlantic Slave Trade, to the development of medical education, and the current disproportionate burden of COVID-19 on the Black community.
We will also explore the efforts made to address the social and systemic determinants of health, bioethics and public health, as well as their violations specific to Black people in the US, and how people in the African Diaspora can work together to achieve optimal health.
Dr Reuben Warren is Professor of Bioethics & Director of the National Center for Bioethics in Research and Health, Tuskegee University in Tuskegee, Alabama. He previously served as Associate Director for Minority Health, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Associate Director for Urban Affairs, Agency for Toxic Substances and Disease Registry. Before that. Dr Warren also directed Infrastructure Development for the National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities.
The zoom link to the session will be posted on the Facebook event page right before the starting time (15.00) -…