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The Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone: Yale Master's Tea with Laura Miller, the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

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The Ebola Crisis in Sierra Leone: Yale Master's Tea with Laura Miller, the International Rescue Committee (IRC)

Time: December 2, 2014 from 4pm to 5pm
Location: Branford College Master's House
Street: 80 High Street
City/Town: New Haven
Website or Map: http://www.rescue.org/blog/eb…
Event Type: master's, tea
Organized By: Branford College
Latest Activity: Dec 2, 2014

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New Haven's own Laura Miller currently leads the Ebola response of the International Rescue Committee (IRC) in Sierra Leone, as the Ebola Response Consortium Coordinator. Laura has lived in Sierra Leone and worked for the IRC for over three years, previously as the Health Coordinator and Integrated Community Case Management (iCCM) Coordinator. Prior to her work in Sierra Leone, Laura held positions with the New York City Department of Health's Bureau of Communicable Diseases, the IRC Uganda health program, the International Women’s Health Coalition in New York, and the Self-Help Initiative for Sustainable Development within the Buduburan refugee camp outside Accra, Ghana. Laura holds a Master's in Public Health from Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, Program on Forced Migration, as well as a Bachelor's in International Development from Clark University. Laura was born and raised in New Haven.

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