Global Health without Travel
The United States is experiencing the influx of increasing numbers of immigrants, many of whom are refugees from areas that are endemic to neglected tropical infectious diseases. At this time, we do not know how to best treat patients with these diseases and or understand the potential public health impact that they may have on the U.S. population.
The purpose of this Emory University program is to define the epidemiology and treatment of neglected tropical diseases among refugees and immigrants living in the State of Georgia. Specifically, this project will:
To learn more about the health care issues that immigrant and refugee communities face, please view the powerful documentary, If We Knew Their Stories, which features Dr. Franco-Paredes.
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