Tag: International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium

A Better Understanding of Humanitarian Aid

My favorite panel from the recent International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium was titled “Relief and Rebuilding in Times of Crisis: Refugee and Humanitarian Aid.” The speakers were Dr. Deane Marchbein, the president of Doctors without Borders (MSF), and Dr. Reza Yassari who works with The Virtue Foundation, a volunteer-based nonprofit organization that renders assistance

International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium a Success

Last month The Chicago Council on Global Affairs hosted its second¬†International Women’s Day Global Health Symposium. The event brought international health leaders together at the Fairmont Chicago for a day of discussion on international public health issues pertaining to women. ¬†Attendees included members of the Chicago Council on Global Affairs as well as a number