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Vital Perspectives On Healthcare And Science Series: Heidi Morefield

Location Bird in Hand Coffee & Books, 11 E. 33rd St, Baltimore, MD 21218
Date Wednesday, February 28, 2024 at 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Duration   1 hours
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The 2024 kickoff of the Vital Perspectives on Healthcare and Science series, formerly known as the Future of Healthcare Series, promises an enlightening evening featuring Dr. Heidi Morefield, author of "Developing to Scale: Technology and the Making of Global Health." This event, held in February, serves as a public forum discussing critical public health issues catalyzed by the insights presented in Dr. Morefield's groundbreaking book. The conversation, facilitated by Jeremy Greene, director of the Center for Medical Humanities and Social Medicine at Johns Hopkins, will delve into the history of appropriate technology in transnational American foreign aid and its impact on southern Africa, exploring the intersection of technology, medicine, public health, and capitalism.

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