Sep
22

Date: Friday, Sep 22, 2017

Time: 7:00PM - 9:00PM
Nanaimo Campus

Building: 305 Room: 507


Add to Calendar6 Months in South Sudan - Dr. Stefanie Falz, Doctors Without Borders09/22/2017 07:00 PM09/22/2017 09:00 PMMM/DD/YYYYAmerica/VancouverJoin Stefanie Falz, MD as she shares her experiences as a doctor in a refugee camp in South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders. There will also be a short presentation on the current situation of LGBTQ+ refugees and what one local Nanaimo group is doing to help. Appetizers & refreshments provided. Free admission; donations gratefully accepted. Stefanie Falz is an Emergency Physician currently working at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. She was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada with her parents while she was in high school. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alberta in 2002 and worked for several years in rural and remote places, including stints on Baffin Island. In 2015 she spent six months working for Doctors without Borders in a camp for internally displaced persons in South Sudan. She is interested in global justice and working with underprivileged populations. Organized by Reaching Out Assisting Refugees (ROAR) in partnership with: VIU Positive Space Alliance, VIU Faculty Association's Human Rights & International Solidarity Committee, and VIU World University Service Canada. Building: 305 Room: 507 false

Join Stefanie Falz, MD as she shares her experiences as a doctor in a refugee camp in South Sudan with Doctors Without Borders. There will also be a short presentation on the current situation of LGBTQ+ refugees and what one local Nanaimo group is doing to help.

Appetizers & refreshments provided. Free admission; donations gratefully accepted.

Stefanie Falz is an Emergency Physician currently working at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital. She was born in Germany and immigrated to Canada with her parents while she was in high school. She obtained her medical degree from the University of Alberta in 2002 and worked for several years in rural and remote places, including stints on Baffin Island. In 2015 she spent six months working for Doctors without Borders in a camp for internally displaced persons in South Sudan. She is interested in global justice and working with underprivileged populations.

Organized by Reaching Out Assisting Refugees (ROAR) in partnership with: VIU Positive Space Alliance, VIU Faculty Association's Human Rights & International Solidarity Committee, and VIU World University Service Canada.

Contact Name:
Kathleen Reed
Contact Email:
kathleen.reed@viu.ca

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