Department of Paediatrics and Child Health Ethics Symposium

UCT: Department of Paediatrics and Child Health

Wednesday Clinical Meeting

 

ETHICS SYMPOSIUM

 

11 July 2018

Venue: D3 Lecture Theatre

Time: 08:00 – 09:00

 

PRESENTER

DR TONY COSTELLO

 

TOPIC

Experience and evidence for impact of community-based

approaches in child health

That presentation will include material on quality of care issues

 

 Dr Anthony Costello recently stepped down as Director of the Department of Maternal, Child and Adolescent Health at the World Health Organisation in Geneva. Until 2015 he was Professor of International Child Health and Director of the Institute for Global Health at University College London (UCL). He founded an international charity, Women and  Children First, which helped mobilise women’s groups across Africa and south Asia. He chaired the 2009 Lancet Commission on Managing the Health Effects of Climate Change, and was co-chair of the 2015 Lancet Commission on emergency actions to tackle the climate health crisis; and holds fellowships of the Academy of Medical Sciences and the Royal College of Physicians. 

Dr Costello will also be giving other lectures during his visit to Cape Town, including the David Sanders Lecture at the University of the Western Cape (see attached invitation)

 

ALL WELCOME

 

Date: 
Wednesday, July 11, 2018 -
08:00 to 09:00
Venue: 

D3 Lecture Theatre

Contact Information: 
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