|Hosted by:||St. Josep's Hospital|
|The event will start on :||Jan 11, 2013 12:00 pm|
|And will end on :||Jan 11, 2013 1:00 pm|
|Location:||St. Joseph's Hospital|
|Address:||45 West 10th St.|
Come learn more about our world as Syrian native and St. Joseph's intensivist Wael Khouli, MD, summarizes his recent visit to medical facilities in Turkey and Syria at a brown bag lunch, noon to 1 pm, Friday, January 11, in the 3M Center at St. Joseph's Hospital.
The crisis began March 2011 when the Syrian government tried to suppress political unrest. It has escalated into violent conflict, creating a humanintarian crisis including a flood of refugees, internally displaced people and substantial loss of life. Dr. Khouli saw the crisis first-hand and the toll it has taken on the people of Syria.
He will give a brief historical background of the country and an overview of the medical resources available to the Syrian population in government- and opposition-controlled areas. Dr. Khouli's contribution to these efforts is in collaboration with Yale University.
If you have questions about this event, please call Kay Baker at 651-232-3035 or contact her by e-mail.
The BBC maintains a thorough web page outlining the origins of the Syrian uprising and factors that may impact the future. It can be found here.