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

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The key learning objectives are to advance: 

  1. Understanding of drivers and patterns of migration globally;
  2. Knowledge around factors impacting on migrant health worldwide;
  3. Critical discussion of how policies impact on migrant health;
  4. Analysis of why "there is no public health without migrant health"

Class Details

Date(s): July 18, 2024
Time: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT
Platform: Zoom
CE Credits: 1.00
CE Categories: MLA
Class Experience Level: Beginner
This class is sponsored by Region 4.
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Class Contacts

Host/Instructor: Lauren Wittek
Technical Assistance: Samantha Nunn

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