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Day 1 Update – International Conference on Urban Health

On October 27, 2010, The New York Academy of Medicine officially convened the 9th Annual International Conference on Urban Health.  Speakers for the opening plenary included:

  • Dr. Thomas Farley, Commissioner, The New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene,
  • Dr. Mirta Roses Periago, Director, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO),
  • Adolfo Carrión, Jr, Director of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s New York and New Jersey Regional Office, and
  • Dr. Trudy Harpham, Emeritus Professor at London South Bank University.

The afternoon Keynote address was delivered by Jeffrey D. Sachs, Director of The Earth Institute, Quetelet Professor of Sustainable Development, and Professor of Health Policy and Management at Columbia University.

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  1. Haruna Hussaini Bunza
    October 28, 2010 at 8:06 pm

    I’m very happy to received health update at all time thus i’m a young graduate of Political Science but very interested indevelopment of humankind more especially in the health sector particularly in africa many urban women surfered soverely during pragnancy, sexual harasment etc. I’m looking forward to work with an organization like Urban health to contribute with little exprience i have toward the development of humankind in this world of today. Thank

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