Event: Partners in Health Photo Exhibit at PSU Nov. 4 – Dec. 4

November 1, 2010 at 1:10 pm Leave a comment

Join us for the exhibit and the opening reception on Nov. 9th! See below and links for details.

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Portland State University’s Littman Gallery will host a photo exhibit showcasing work by Partners in Health (PIH), November 4 – December 4, 2010.

Partners in Health is the Boston-based organization renowned for its pioneering work to bring high-quality medical care to destitute communities around the world, as portrayed in Tracy Kidder’s bestselling book, Mountains Beyond Mountains: The Quest of Dr. Paul Farmer, a Man Who Would Cure the World.

The exhibit, “On the Same Map: A Photo Exhibition Celebrating Partners In Health’s 20 Years of Health and Social Justice,” depicts clinics and communities where PIH has forged partnerships with patients and local health workers to combat epidemics of AIDS, tuberculosis, hunger and poverty.

November 4 – December 4, 2010; Monday – Friday, noon to 4 p.m.; Saturdays 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union, Room 250 (1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR, 97201)
Gallery contact: 503-725-5656, littmanandwhite@gmail.com
Free and open to the public. pdx.edu/events/pih

Opening Reception and Partners in Health Speaker November 9
On November 9, Portland State University and Partners in Health will host an opening reception from 5:30 to 7 p.m. at the Littman Gallery, and a lecture at 7:30 p.m.

Lecture: Darius Jazayeri, “Partners In Health: Fighting for social justice and healthcare for the poor”
Tuesday, November 9, 7:30 p.m.
PSU’s Smith Memorial Student Union Ballroom, Room 355 (1825 S.W. Broadway, Portland, OR 97201)
Free and open to the public.

Darius Jazayeri is the former lead developer at Partners in Health, and now lead developer of Seattle-based OpenMRS, an open-source medical record system platform co-founded by Partners in Health.

MORE: http://www.pdx.edu/events/pih

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