Refugee Resettlement Forum

HHS Center co-hosts Refugee Resettlement Forum at GA Tech for France-Atlanta Humanitarian Month

Wednesday, October 30th, 2013 from 6-7:30pm, a number of experts on refugee resettlement came together to raise awareness about the issue in the U.S. and Metropolitan Atlanta with a focus on an increasing the French-speaking refugee population in the coming years. Panelists shared about the work taking place and ways to volunteer from the International Rescue Committee and Refugee Family Services. This event was hosted by Georgia Tech and the Center for Health & Humanitarian Systems at the The William C. Wardlaw Building, Gordy Room (177 North Avenue, N.W.

HHL Center Co-Director Dr. Julie Swann Presents at CDC Symposium on Role of "Engineering and Operations Research in Public Health"

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) held its first ever forum on “Engineering and Operations Research in Public Health” on Wednesday, July 31, 2013 on the Roybal Campus of the Atlanta-based CDC Global Communications Center.  The symposium highlighted common research areas and new technology for engineers and influential scientists at the CDC to emphasize the ways engineering research impacts and informs population health through public health policy and interventions. 

France-Atlanta 2012: The Fight Against Urban Poverty

France-Atlanta 2012: The Fight Against Urban Poverty - November 6th at Georgia Tech

A public discussion on “The fight against urban poverty”

France-Atlanta Roundtable: “How to Better Coordinate Humanitarian Response”

France-Atlanta Roundtable: “How to Better Coordinate Humanitarian Response”

A roundtable discussion entitled “How to Better Coordinate Humanitarian Response” took place on October 27, 2011 from 2:00-5:00 p.m. at the Georgia Tech Marcus Nanotechnology Building during the 2011 “France-Atlanta: Together Towards Innovation” conference. The roundtable consisted of two panels: one dedicated to the lessons learned from the humanitarian response in Haïti following the 2010 earthquake; the other on NGO governance.  Pinar Keskinocak, co-director of the Georgia Tech Center for Health and Humanitarian Logistics, moderated the panel on “Governing Humanitarian Response.”

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