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African Health Symposia

African Health Symposia

Past Symposia

We convene leading experts in the US to discuss healthcare challenges in Africa…

“Women and Children First” – our 2009 Symposium on African Health focused on the devastating maternal and infant mortality crisis on the continent.

The symposium took place at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Philanthropist and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker gave a stirring keynote. Forest traces his paternal lineage to Nigeria, where GEANCO operates.

Click here to read Continent on the Edge: Oscar-Winner Forest Whitaker hosts a FORUM exploring Africa’s health crisis, Pasadena Weekly, November 2009

Our 2008 African Health Symposium examined the HIV/AIDS and Malaria crises in Africa.  Nobel Prize-winning researcher David Baltimore, Ph.D. gave the main address.

Past Symposia

We convene leading experts in the US to discuss healthcare challenges in Africa…

“Women and Children First” – our 2009 Symposium on African Health focused on the devastating maternal and infant mortality crisis on the continent.

The symposium took place at the California Institute of Technology (Caltech). Philanthropist and Academy Award-winning actor Forest Whitaker gave a stirring keynote. Forest traces his paternal lineage to Nigeria, where GEANCO operates.

Click here to read Continent on the Edge: Oscar-Winner Forest Whitaker hosts a FORUM exploring Africa’s health crisis, Pasadena Weekly, November 2009

Our 2008 African Health Symposium examined the HIV/AIDS and Malaria crises in Africa.  Nobel Prize-winning researcher David Baltimore, Ph.D. gave the main address.

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