Global Health Perspectives - Lessons Learned from Student Driven Initiatives
Are you looking for to learn more about global health and how you can get more involved? Join student group leaders from UMD Engineers without Borders, Gemstone; Team FRESH, UMD MEDLIFE and Muslims without Borders as they share lessons learned from researching, developing and implementing innovative global health programs. Network with students who share similar interests in global health and learn more about how you can get involved.
Date: Monday, April 23, 2012
Location: Grand Ballroom Lounge, Stamp Student Union
Refreshments will be served!!!
Student group leaders will be delivering 13 minute TED-style talks that showcases what their organization is doing to address today’s global health challenges and answering the questions
1. What global health challenge did your organization choose to address and why?
2. How has your organization chosen to address this challenge and why choose this approach?
3. What lessons have you learned in the course of implementing the program?
4. In your opinion, what challenges remain? What can students looking to get involved do?
UMD Engineers without Borders - Solar Lighting Design for Health Clinic, Dissin, Burkina Faso
represented by Matt Conway
MEDLIFE - Importance of Education and Development in Global Health
represented by Hiral Padia
Gemstone Team FRESH - A FRESH perspective on Vaccination
represented by Quint Peabody and Amina Goheer
Muslims Without Borders - Creating Communities of Change: Empowering Our Donors
represented by Omnia Joehar and Saad Rehman
Though RSVP is not required to attend the event, for planning purposes, the planning team would appreciate if you could let us know about your intent to come.