2019 CUGH Conference    I    March 8 - 10, 2019   I   Satellite Sessions  March 7, 2019   |   Hilton  Chicago Hotel    I   Chicago, IL​​

Satellite Session | HALF DAY Workshop

Migration and Displaced Children: Current Issues and Potential Solutions

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CUGH PRE-CONFERENCE HALF DAY WORKSHOP​​​​

Thursday March 7, 2019
Time: 1pm to 5pm
Room:

Hilton Chicago Hotel
Chicago, Ilinois



REGISTRATION
  • Registration is free but required.
  • Registration for the satellite session is separate from registration for the CUGH conference.



SATELLITE DESCRIPTION
Global child health increasingly focuses on issues of migration, immigration, food security and humanitarian relief in situations of conflict and political instability. The majority of child morbidity and mortality occurs in these settings. This session is aimed to provide attendees with an overview of child health and nutrition issues among migrant children globally as well as in various contexts, including Canada, the USA, and Europe.


SATELLITE SESSION SPEAKERS
Ertharin Cousins, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs
Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, The Coalition of Centres in Global Child Health
Marsha Griffin, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Collen Kraft, American Academy of Pediatrics
Jill Allison, Memorial University of Newfoundland


SATELLITE MODERATORS
Paul Wise, Professor, Stanford University
Gary Darmstadt, Stanford University


SATELLITE AGENDA
Introduction by Paul Wise, Stanford University 

Ertharin Cousins, The Chicago Council on Global Affairs Food security in situations of conflict and migration    

Zulfiqar A. Bhutta, The Coalition of Centres in Global Child Health Effective health interventions for mothers and children affected by conflict and displacement

Marsha Griffin, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley Child health care at the border 

- Panel Discussion led by Paul Wise

Break

 Colleen Kraft, American Academy of Pediatrics Issues of migrant children and adolescent in North America    

- Jill Allison, Memorial University of Newfoundland Issues of migrant child and war refugees in Canada    

- Panel discussion led by Gary Darmstadt, Stanford University    

- Closing comments by Zulfiqar Bhutta How can academic and research community address the challenges of children affected by conflict settings and displacement?