CPD Event for the Medical and Public Health Community of Ghana: “Disease burden attributed to household air pollution: What is the evidence and what can be done?”

TRAction Project and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves invite you to a continuing professional development training on household air pollution. This event is accredited by Ghana's Medial and Dental Council.

In partnership with the Ghana Health Service and the Kintampo Health Research Centre, the USAID Translating Research into Action Project (TRAction) and the Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves are offering a clinician training on household air pollution as part of a continuing professional development (CPD) event accredited by Ghana’s Medical and Dental Council.

Objectives of the training are to review the public health relevance and burden of disease from household air pollution in Ghana and globally, provide updated information on availability of demonstrably ‘clean’ solutions in Ghana, estimate the public health benefits of scaling up clean cooking in Ghana, and discuss strategies for clinicians to address household air pollution with their patients.

A buffet dinner will be served.

CPD Event for the Medical and Public Health Community of Ghana: “Disease burden attributed to household air pollution: What is the evidence and what can be done?”

Tuesday, June 7, 2016
Accra, Ghana

Confirmed speakers include:

  • Dr. Kwaku Poku Asante, Kintampo Health Research Center
  • Dr. Sumi Mehta, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves   
  • Dr. Gloria Quansah, Ghana Health Service
  • Dr. Darby Jack, Columbia University
  • Mr. Michael Sage, US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention
  • Mr. Kwesi Sarpong, Global Alliance for Clean Cook Stoves        

Please R.S.V.P by June 1, 2016

Register for this event at http://gacccpdghana.eventbrite.com

Image of a woman inspecting a modern cookstove during a demonstration of the product.
The continuing professional development training on household air pollution is for the Medical and Public Health Community of Ghana
Date 
May 15, 2016
Authors 
TRAction Project Team
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