Who: Dr. Fastone Mathew Goma, Dean, School of Medicine, University of Zambia
What: Lecture, Hypertension in Zambia, Primary Care Aspects in Urban and Rural Areas, followed by panel discussion.
When: 3 to 4 p.m. lecture; 4:15 to 6 p.m., panel discussion, Thursday Oct. 18
Where: Room 257, Reichwald Health Sciences Centre, 1088 Discovery Way, UBC’s Okanagan campus, Kelowna
As the dean for the School of Medicine at the University of Zambia, Dr. Fastone Mathew Goma is an active senior lecturer and researcher in cardiovascular sciences. He is also the National Board Chairman of the Palliative Care Association of Zambia and a board member of Medical Stores Ltd., Zambia.
Most recently, Goma was the principle investigator on Understanding Hypertension as Experienced by Zambian Adults and their Health Care Professionals, a research project conducted with faculty colleagues from UBC’s Okanagan campus School of Nursing.
Goma will deliver a lecture on his findings, followed by a panel discussion on Global Health Research Initiatives and Collaboration. Other panel members include Patricia Marck, associate dean of the Faculty of Health and Social Development and director of the School of Nursing; and faculty members Dixon Sookraj, School of Social Work; Cristina Caperchione and Jody Morris, School of Health and Exercise Sciences.
There is no charge for this seminar but registration is required.
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