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Family Health International Featured at Global Health Council Conference
Date:5/27/2008

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12:30 - 2 pm

Regency Ballroom

How Do Current Events Affect Health Care in the Community? A Look at Kenya

Panelists who have been "on the ground" in Kenya before, during, and after the recent wave of violence will discuss what happens to the health and development of the community when systems break down suddenly.

Moderator:

Sheila Mitchell, Family Health International

Panelists:

Salvador de la Torre, Catholic Medical Missions Board

Sylvester Kimaiyo, AMPATH

Peter Okaalet, MAP International

Florence Muli-Musiime, African Medical and Research Foundation

FHI's Presenters

Lynda Bardfield is a Technical Advisor, Prevention and Mitigation, at FHI. She specializes in the integration of marketing and behavior change, participatory communication, working with at-risk populations to give them a voice, and training artists as change agents.

Ward Cates, MD, MPH, is President of Research at FHI. Dr. Cates has authored or coauthored more than 450 scientific publications, coauthored the book Contraceptive Technology, and served on the editorial boards of eight scientific journals.

Kirsten Krueger, MSW, is a Senior Program Officer in FHI's Applied Research Division. She currently works on research-to-practice reproductive health activities in Africa.

Susan McIntyre is FHI's Director of Monitoring and Evaluation for the Contraceptive and Reproductive Health Technologies Research and Utilization (CRTU) Program and has over 25 years experience in the reproductive health field.

Sheila Mitchell, MBA, is Senior Vice President of Global Operations at FHI. With a technical background in HIV testing and blood safety, she has worked in more than 30 countries, providing leadership and assistance in strategic design and management of interventions at the national, project and institutional level.

Dorothy Muroki is Deputy Director of FHI's Regional Outreach Addressing
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