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Healthcare in the Black Americas Conference‏ – Press Release

January 16, 2008 by  
Filed under Health, News, Press Releases

( On February 23, 2008 Afropresencia will host the first conference on “Healthcare in the Black Americas” at the Graduate Center, City University of New York, 365 Fifth Avenue, New York, New York from 10-6:30 p.m. Topics will include, but are not limited to, the impact of health policy; mental health issues; issues of health care on the elderly; and the impact of HIV/AIDS and its affects on Blacks throughout the Americas.

Afropresencia is an organization run by journalist Karen Juanita Carrillo and public health educator Dr. Lisa J. Scott. The primary goal of the organization is to keep the general public up to date on Black community activism throughout the Americas.

Anticipated is an audience of 150 attendees in the areas of medicine, health advocacy, and education. Call for Papers are scheduled from 10-3:30. Keynote addresses are scheduled from 5-6:30 p.m.

More information about the conference can be found at

Lisa J. Scott, Ph.D.
City University of New York, Queens
65-30 Kissena Boulevard
Flushing, New York 11367
(718) 997-5308 (work)
(718) 488-8882 (home office)

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