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Seminar on injuries in the developing world

October 28, 2009

The Center for Injury Prevention among Youth (CIPY) and the Injury Research Center will host a seminar on "Injuries in the Developing World: A Challenge for Health Systems" on Wednesday, November 4 at 3 p.m. The seminar will be given by Adnan A. Hyder, MD, MPH, PhD, Associate Professor of Health Systems, and Director of the International Injury Research Unit, Department of International Health, at Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health.

Dr. Hyder has been working on injury prevention and control in developing countries, especially Asia, the Middle East and Africa, for over 15 years and has published widely in the international literature. He is well known for his work on the burden of disease and injury measures, for developing the healthy life year indicator, and for building on the health systems approach to injury prevention and control in developing countries.

The seminar will take place in room 1690 (Lane Auditorium), School of Public Health 1. Light refreshments will be provided.

For more information, visit the CIPY website.