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Health Systems in Collapse: Understanding An HIV Outbreak in Pakistan With Helen Ouyang


Event Date:

July 20, 2021 | 12:00 PM EDT TO 1:00 PM EDT
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In February of 2019, in Ratodero, an impoverished city in Pakistan, a doctor diagnosed a 16-month...


Join the Pulitzer Center on Tuesday, July 20, at 12:00pm EDT for a conversation with grantee Helen Ouyang. As an emergency physician and a writer who has worked in public health and humanitarian assistance in more than 15 countries, Ouyang brings a unique perspective to her Pulitzer Center-supported project HIV Outbreak in Pakistan.

Her project examines how a devastating HIV outbreak among children in Ratodero resulted from government neglect of health care. In a story for The New York Times Magazine, Ouyang outlines the details of the outbreak and the barriers to treatment that threaten the lives of those in the city.

Register for the Zoom webinar here.


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