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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, 2022
Accra, Ghana

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.

Confirmed Speakers Include:

  • Dr. Ebenezer Appiah-Denkyira, Director General Ghana Health Service
  • Dr. Kwaku Poku Asante, Kintampo Health Research Center
  • Dr. Sumi Mehta, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves   
  • Dr. Gloria Quansah Asare, 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 Cookstoves  
  • Dr. Aurelia Asare, Global Alliance for Clean Cookstoves
  • Dr. Nganda Motto Malea, Yabassi District Hospital Cameroon

Please R.S.V.P by June 1, 2022

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

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