Haitian Health Minister to Discuss Disaster Recovery at Tulane University

July 7, 2010

Keith Brannon
Phone: 504-862-8789

*** Media Advisory ***


The Minister of Health for Haiti will visit Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine to discuss the country's medical needs as well as the state of its healthcare system more than six months after the deadly January 2010 earthquake.


Dr. Alex Larsen, minister of health, Republic of Haiti
Dr. Claude Surena, president of the Haitian Medical Association  
Michael Bernstein, provost, Tulane University
Dr. Pierre Buekens, dean, Tulane University School of Public Health & Tropical Medicine


9:30 – 11:30 a.m., Thursday, July 8


Diboll Auditorium, Tidewater Building, 1440 Canal St.


Dr. Larsen is working with Tulane’s Center for Global Health Equity and other universities to assist in rebuilding the nation's healthcare infrastructure.

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