Doctoral candidate to present at World Health Summit 2013

Bernard Appiah, M.S.

Bernard Appiah, M.S.

Bernard Appiah, M.S., doctoral candidate at the Texas A&M Health Science Center School of Rural Public Health, will present at the World Health Summit 2013, October 20-22 in Berlin, Germany. Mr. Appiah’s research is titled: “Interdisciplinary Perspectives on Culturally Relevant Communication Interventions to Promote Voluntary Blood Donations in Africa: A Case Study for Ghana.”

His research will be published in The Lancet, considered one of the world’s leading medical journals. Appiah’s presentation forms part of The Lancet session at the World Health Summit titled ‘New Voices in Global Health,’ which highlights important research, policy, and advocacy initiatives.

Of the 122 abstracts submitted from 29 countries for this session, five were chosen for oral presentation and 13 for poster presentation.

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