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Eric Kamba, MSW,MPH

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Expertise

Health disparity, Access to health, community health, mental and refugee health. immigration ,social justice, health equity

Experience in the area

My interests are in working with underserved populations around issues of access to care , community health, mental and refugee health, social justice, justice in healh, advocacy, program evaluation

Organizations

Eric Kamba is a Program manager, Executive Director and Consultant at several refugee organizations

Publications

Eric Kamba: Rwandans and Congolese should be allies , not enemies September 24, 2012 Eric Kamba: Economic Plunder, Fraud and Electoral Chaos in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. The Role of the UN Mission. Centre for Research on Globalization, December 2, 2011 Eric Kamba: Kabila, Tshisekedi, Congo and the International Criminal Court San Francisco Bay view. December 7, 2011 Eric Kamba MSW, MPH, Understanding Depression in the Refugee Population in Social Work National Association newsletter, Poverty and Social Justice Section Connection Issue one 2010. Eric Kamba, MSW, MPH Health Care Reform: How Might It Affect Refugee and Immigrant Services? In Social Work National Association newsletter Poverty and Social Justice Section Connection | Issue 1 2010 Eric Kamba MSW, MPH: Lead Exposure in Refugee population: why should we care? In Social Work National Association newsletter Poverty and Social Justice Section Connection Issue one 2009 Manuscript: Did Senegal pass the test of “Democracy”?

Education/Credentials

In 1988 , he received a bachelor degree of arts in political science and administration from the University of Lubumbashi (Congo) In 1996, he became involved in human services, community organizing and public health issues. He received his Master of Social Work and Master of Public Health degrees from Boston University in 2004 and 2005.

Awards and Honors

Awards -------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Outstanding community service., Partners in Excellence award, 2009 received a Partners in Excellence award for his outstanding community service. Boston University Annual Award, Boston University 2009 Hubie Jones Urban Service Award, 2009, Received the Boston University 2009 Hubie Jones Urban Service Award. 2009 Black Achievers Award., Greater Boston YMCA 2009 Black Achievers Award., 2009 Received the Greater Boston YMCA 2009 Black Achievers Award. CDC, National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases , establishing successful partnership and demonstrating scientific excellence , 2007 Received an award from the National Center for Preparedness, Detection and Control of Infectious Diseases for establishing successful partnership and demonstrating scientific excellence in preventing the importation of disease into the United States during an overseas polio outbreak.

Past/Present Clients

Iraq, Bhutan,Somalia, Congo, Rwanda, Burundi, Ruassia,Eritrea, Ethiopia, Tanzania Afghanistan, Belarus,

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