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Metabolic disorder in southern Africa: Biology, history and global health

When: Tuesday, 04 April 2017 - Tuesday, 04 April 2017
Where: Braamfontein Campus East
Seminar Room, Emthonjeni Centre
Start time:8:30

The Health Communication Unit will host Professor Megan Vaughan to present this talk.

Vaughan from University College London is Professor of African History and Health, Institute for Advanced Studies, Vice-Dean Interdisciplinary, Faculty of Social and Historical Sciences, and co-Chair Grand Challenge Global Health.

Professor Vaughan’s specialises in the history of East and Central Africa. Her interdisciplinary work has focused on the history of medicine and psychiatry in Africa, on the history of famine, food supply and gender relations and on slavery in the Indian Ocean region.

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