Trans-gender and non-binary identifying persons face huge challenges when seeking health care, including problems around discrimination, denial of care, disrespect, and knowledge gaps among providers, among other issues. Despite these challenges, there are success stories and gains that have been made. The panel of speakers shared their work and experiences working to improve and transform how health systems engage trans and non-binary identified persons.
Alhaji U. N’jai, Ph.D is a scientist from Sierra Leone, currently with University of Wisconsin. He does research on zoonotic diseases and also hosts a weekly radio program. He is a founding member of Project 1808 “building the me, for stronger families, and better community”, which aims among other things to elevate traditional indigenous African knowledge and create a university system that better aligns African and western knowledge.
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