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The Role of Anthropological Research for Public Health Policy in Brazil

By LACSI on March 5, 2015 in
March 16, 2015 @ 12:15 pm – 1:15 pm
Baldwin Hall-G41
The University of Georgia
355 South Jackson Street, Athens, GA 30602
Don Nelson

Andrea LealDr. Andréa Fachel Leal, a professor from the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, will present “The Role of Anthropological Research for Public Health Policy in Brazil” during the Anthropology Brown Bag. Her talk will present about recent and ongoing research related to the National Policy for Integrated Health (PNAISH); training of public service agents to response to domestic violence; and a qualitative near-miss approach to understanding AIDS-related deaths.

 Dr. Leal teaches and conducts research in the areas of collective health, epidemiology, sexual health, and gender and public policy in Brazil. Her visit is funded by the Franklin International Faculty Exchange award. Along with the Anthropology Brown Bag on March 16th, she will be available to meet with students and faculty throughout the week of March 16th-20th.

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