Release Date: April 19, 2017
BUFFALO, N.Y. – The fourth annual Western New York Refugee Health Summit will be held from 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Friday at the University at Buffalo’s Arthur O. Eve Educational Opportunity Center, 555 Ellicott St., Buffalo.
The summit convenes scholars, resettlement agencies, service providers, community support centers, municipal agencies and refugees to explore barriers and solutions to promote culturally engaged health care for refugees in Buffalo.
Media are invited to attend any portion of the health summit. For press arrangements, contact David Hill in UB’s Office of University Communications, at 716-645-4651, or firstname.lastname@example.org.
The event begins at 9 a.m. with a welcome by Buffalo Mayor Byron Brown, followed by a speaker panel at 9:30 a.m. Summit speakers include:
Summit speakers will lead breakout sessions from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. In the afternoon, attendees will participate in an innovative workshop to develop solutions to improve health literacy in Buffalo.