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Public symposium and launch: Governance, data, and the politics of migration and health

When: Thursday, 01 August 2019 - Thursday, 01 August 2019
Where: Wits Club
Braamfontein Campus West
Start time:9:15

This event brings together government, civil society and academia to explore opportunities for improving responses to migration and health in southern Africa.

The symposium includes facilitated panel discussions on topics including: Migration, health and universal health coverage in southern Africa; Data, methods and ethics; the politics and practice of migration and health research reflecting on the current political context and who is ‘left behind’ in research on migration and health. The South African launch of the 2018 UCL-Lancet Commission on Migration and Health report concludes the symposium. Click here for the full programme.

This symposium and launch is hosted by Wits University (the ARUA Centre of Excellence in Migration and MobilityACMSWits Demography and Population Studies, Wits School of Public Health, and Agincourt) in partnership with University College LondonThe LancetMHADRISeaM, and MAHP, with media partner, The Conversation Africa.

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