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Conversations in Global Health with Kennedy and Jessica Odede
Sept. 28 | 4:00 - 6:00 pm | LKSC 120 | RSVP
Changemakers and bestselling authors Kennedy Odede and Jessica Posner Odede join Stanford Medicine's Paul Costello for a conversation about their life and work providing health care, education and hope in Kibera, the largest slum in Africa. Through their organization, Shining Hope for Communities (SHOFCO), Kennedy & Jessica operate a growing series of health clinics that provide free services to 100,000 Kibera residents, as well as a K-8 school for girls, a community water system, public toilets, a savings co-op program and more.
From the CIGH Director
Welcome back to campus for those who took summer break. There has been tremendous activity in global health at Stanford...Moreover, we are all excited about last week's announcement from the Chan Zuckerberg Initiative to improve global health and galvanize medical science around disruptive innovation. >>