Serving the Yazidi refugees in north Iraq – Opportunities among the diaspora
Workshop » CLINICAL EDUCATION IN CHALLENGING PLACES
James Lau, MD & Miu Lau, R.N.
This workshop is most valuable for Christians who want to understand more about the crisis in the Middle East and the many opportunities for long- and short-term medical missions.
Workshop will cover:
- The Yazidi, their past and the recent crisis.
- The Christian responses.
- The medical mission teams: how to get things done. 4.Opportunities for participation. The many ways that one can participate.
James Lau, MD is an orthopedic surgeon. He is the chairman and founding board member of HIS Foundation (www.his-foundation.org). In the past 20 years, Dr. Lau has led many short-term medical missions to China, Vietnam, and Iraq. Orange County Medical Association elected Dr. Lau physician of excellence every year from 2005 to 2019.
Miu Lau, R.N. has been a medical/surgical nurse for 20 years. Miu has been involved in restaurant evangelism and overseas medical missions to China, Cambodia, Mexico and Iraq. She will share her experience in serving the Yazidi refugees.