The 5th Annual United States Conference on African Immigrant and Refugee Health will be held in Washington, DC on October 5 – 8, 2017.
Abstracts are invited for poster and oral presentations related to all health issues affecting the African Diaspora, these can be advanced through research and advocacy and engagement within the context of their culture, integration processes and challenges. Researchers, clinicians, graduate students, legislators, academics, policy makers, community service organizations and community members are especially encouraged to submit a 200-250 word abstract of research or applied projects (programs, training, policies, etc.), and participate in the conference. Deadline to submit abstracts is August 15, 2017.
The abstract should fit within the overall conference theme, Advancing the health of African Immigrants through Research, Advocacy and Community Engagement, and reflected through one of the following sub-themes or tracks:
- Behavioral and Mental Health
- Infectious Diseases
- Chronic Diseases
- Religion, Culture and Health
- Research and Practice in African Immigrant Communities
- Immigration, Integration and Health
- Education, Training and Workforce Development
Read more about the call for abstracts.