Dialogues in Democracy: Haiti Partners in Health in Libertyville

Date: Sunday, May 15, 2011

Time: 2:00 pm

Location: Adlai Stevenson Center on Democracy, 25200 N. St. Mary’s Rd., Libertyville (Mettawa)

Contact: Program cost is $15. RSVP online or call 847-816-7433 for more information. Coffee and conversation will follow the presentation.

The earthquake that destroyed Haiti’s central teaching hospital killed hundreds of doctors and nurses. Dr. David Walton and Marjorie Benton will speak about Partners in Health’s efforts to rebuild a 320 bed hospital to serve patients and train health care workers. Dr. Walton is a senior resident of Brigham Women’s Hospital at Harvard and will be the director of the new hospital.

Marjorie Benton has served as U.S. representative to UNICEF, chair of Save the Children and the Chapin Hall Center for Children at the University of Chicago. She is a senior advisor to Partners in Health.

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