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Bishops' Spouses' presentation focuses on global impact of AIDS

Posted on: July 21, 1998 3:07 PM
Related Categories: AIDS, Lambeth Conference 1998, Spouses

Canterbury

Media Invitation

This and other key health issues will be addressed by expert speakers including United Kingdom Minister for Health Tessa Jowell in a presentation entitled 'A Healthy World? Strategies for Hope' at the Lambeth Conference on Thursday 23rd July, 2.45 - 5.15 pm, in the small sports hall.

A major part of the Bishops' Spouses programme at the Conference, the session will include presentations on:

  • the world-wide impact of HIV/AIDS by Dr Ian Campbell, International Health Programme Consultant for the Salvation Army
  • the global dimension of health issues by Dr Yugi Kawaguchi, Director Inter-Agency Affairs World Health Organisation
  • 'The Christian Challenge Towards a Healthy Future' by Archbishop David Gitari, with reference to his work in Kenya

Other speakers will include Mrs Juliana Okine, Ghana; Mrs Sheila Rumalshah, Pakistan; Mrs Elena Apelea, Chile; and the Rt Revd Geralyn Wolf, Bishop of Rhode Island, USA. There will also be drama presentation by Big Fish - a group of actors that produces short plays on issues such as HIV/AIDS, drugs etc. Finally Tessa Jowell will provide a summing up and response.