• Date: April 2, 2018
  • Start Time: 11:00 am
    End Time: 12:00 pm
  • Location: New York, NY

REP. ESPAILLAT TO HOLD PRESS CONFERENCE TO ANNOUNCE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR FEDERAL GRANT FUNDING FOR COLUMBIAUNIVERSITY’S MAILMAN SCHOOL OF PUBLIC HEALTH

NEW YORK, N.Y. – Representative Adriano Espaillat (NY-13) will host a press conference in collaboration with Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health to announce $25 million in federal grant funding to the school to support the implementation of quality malaria diagnosis and treatment services in Ethiopia, awarded by the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID). The press event will be held on Wednesday, April 4th at 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. (Noon) in Hess Commons at the Mailman School of Public Health campus located at 722 West 168th Street.

Malaria places half of the world’s population is at risk, yet the disease is treatable. For continued progress against malaria, USAID is funding the next five years of program implementation for Columbia University with more than $25 million to improve the ability of Ethiopian health centers to detect, diagnose, and treat malaria.

This event is open to the public and members of the press.

WHO:

  • Congressman Adriano Espaillat (NY-13)
  • Dean Lee Goldman, Columbia University Medical Center
  • Dean Linda P. Fried, Mailman School of Public Health
  • Wafaa El-Sadr, Director, ICAP and Global Health Initiative, Mailman School of Public Health

WHAT:
Press Conference to Announce Grant Funding for Malaria Diagnosis and Treatment in Ethiopia

WHEN:
Wednesday, April 4, 2018
11:00 am – 12:00 pm, EDT

WHERE:
Hess Commons
Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
722 West 168th Street
New York, NY 10032

CONTACT:
RSVP to Stephanie Berger, Columbia University’s Mailman School of Public Health
212-305-4372, sb2247@cumc.columbia.edu

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