Special Guest Lecture: Deo Niyizonkiza on "Opportunities to Heal and Change a Nation Forgotten"

Event date: 
Thursday, November 14, 2013 - 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Ethnic Cultural Theatre, 3940 Brooklyn Ave NE

The Department of Global Health and the Global Health Resource Center present: Deogratias "Deo" Niyizonkiza, Founder and CEO, Village Health Works, Kigutu, Burundi, on "Opportunities to Heal and Change a Nation Forgotten." "Strength in What Remains," a New York Times bestseller by Tracy Kidder, is a book about Deo Niyizonkiza that highlights his life and escape from the Burundi civil war. For more information about his organization, Village Health Works, visit: www.villagehealthworks.org.
Seating is limited. First-come, first-served. Light refreshments.
Pre-lecture: From 2:00-3:00 p.m. there is a room reserved in the Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center for a smaller pre-meeting for 25 participants (students, staff, and faculty) interested in speaking with Deo Niyizonkiza. Please RSVP to bevmars@uw.edu to confirm.
Co-sponsored by: Village Health Works, Washington Global Health Alliance, UW African Studies Program, and Health Alliance International. For questions about this event, contact the Global Health Resource Center at: ghrc@uw.edu or 206-685-7362.

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