Department of Pan-African Studies to hold discussion on Ebola and the affects on National Public Health
Kent State University's Department of Pan-African Studies will hold a roundtable discussion on Ebola and How the State of Healthcare in Africa Affects National Public Health. The event will take place Oct. 21, 2014 at 7 p.m. in Room 230, African Community Theatre at Ritchie Hall. This is the second conversation as part of a yearlong series titled "Violence and the Pan-African World: Inspiring Change." These events are free and open to the public.
Kent State professors, including Christopher Williams, Ph.D. in Kent State's Department of Pan-African Studies, Madav P. Bhatta, Ph.D., assistant professor of Epidemiology, will participate on the panel. The aim of this conversation is to educate the national community and address concerns surrounding the Ebola virus, understanding the characteristics and pathology of the virus, and the impact the recent outbreak has on people of African descent.
Future events in this series include:
● Boko Haram: Religion, Gender and War, November 18, 2014
● Race and Crime: Personal Values, Community Priorities and Partner Violence, February 17, 2015
● Native Americans' Resilience in the Face of Violence, March 17, 2015
● Physiological and Psychological Impact of Racialized Violence, April 21, 2015
For more information about Kent State's Department of Pan-African Studies, visit http://www2.kent.edu/cas/pas.