Global Health Tuesday: Non-communicable Diseases, Climate Change and Development in Africa

Date
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Time
5 p.m.
Description
Alexis Nizigiyimana, M.D., founded the Burundi chapter of the Young Professional Chronic Diseases Network. He will discuss the burden of non-communicable diseases (NCDs), including diabetes and cardiovascular diseases. He will explore access to essential medicines, the links to climate change, and the way forward. Nizigiyimana is also a member of this year's contingent of the Mandela Washington Fellowship for Young African Leaders
Contact
265-9299, globalhealth@ghi.wisc.edu