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BYU to sponsor Global Family Health Conference March 18

The Brigham Young University Department of Health Science and College of Nursing will present the Global Family Health Conference Friday, March 18, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the BYU Conference Center.

Registration online at ce.byu.edu/cw/gfh is $95 for professionals, $35 for students and $125 for exhibitors. Free parking is available at the Conference Center, located northeast of the Marriott Center.

The one-day symposium focuses on current solutions and best health practices to use with families and will feature national experts in global health issues and brings together the university community, medical and health sectors, and government and nongovernment agencies in an event that brings to the forefront major health needs and issues that compromise the health, future, and life of mothers and children worldwide.

The plenary speakers will include W. Henry Mosley, emeritus professor in the Department of Population, Family and Reproductive Health at Johns Hopkins School of Public Health and Henry B. Perry, senior associate in the Department of International Health at Johns Hopkins University. Later in the conference, there will be break-out sessions presented by local professionals on various topics of family health.

For registration information and a full schedule of events, visit ce.byu.edu/cw/gfh or contact BYU Conferences and Workshops at (801) 422-3559 or e-mail conferences@byu.edu.

Writer: Mel Gardner

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