Public Health and ABAC Host Second Annual Health Equity Summit

TIFTON – For the second year in a row, the Georgia Department of Public Health’s South Health District in conjunction with Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College are proud to host the Health Equity Summit.

The event is scheduled for March 11 at the ABAC campus in Tifton and focuses on the importance of health equity for access to health care and health resources.

The event will bring together experts in the field of public health, epidemiology and health policy and will focus on the importance of health equity and the steps communities and individuals can take to improve health equity.

Sessions will be offered throughout the summit on topics including “Homelessness as a Public Health Issue,” “Using Evidence Based Tools to Better Understand Chronic Disease and Cancer Related Health Topics,” “A Conversation to Address the Mental Health Needs in our Communities,” “Maternal and Infant Related Health Disparities dissected through a Culturally Reflective Lense,” and much more. Speakers and presenters will include staff members from Georgia Southern University, ABAC and the Georgia Department of Public Health.

The event is scheduled for Monday, March 11 from 9:30AM-3PM at ABAC campus’ Edwards Building, 2802 Moore Hwy in Tifton.

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