Category: IH Events

CANCELLED: “Women’s Self-Help Groups in India: Empowerment, not Charity” presentation May 15th

May 11th, 2014 in IH Events

Women’s Self-Help Groups in India: Empowerment, not Charity scheduled for May 15th is cancelled.

Join us as we welcome a 2010 BUSPH graduate to get the inside scoop on a global health career after graduation

May 6th, 2014 in IH Events

JOIN US TO HEAR THE ADVENTURES OF AN ALUM INSIDER!

CRISTIN MARONA BUSPH 2010

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 1:45-2:45pm in Crosstown Room CT460A

Take this opportunity to learn the inside scoop of the fast track global public career from one of our recent star graduates, Cristin Marona.  Cristin is the Global Technical Advisor at Futures Group International based in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

Cristin manages a global portfolio covering areas of behavior change communication, business development, and advocacy & capacity building on various health, economic and education focused programs. Her behavior change communication work ranges in technical areas, including maternal and child health, gender based violence, orphans and vulnerable children, and poverty reduction.

Cristin will be in Boston in May where she also serves as Co-Instructor with Professor James Wolff in IH744 Program Design for Global Health.  Don’t miss the opportunity to hear her describe her truly remarkable post-MPH career. She will also share first hand real time career tips, her views on the most important skills to secure while at BUSPH, and fascinating, behind the scenes stories from the field.

For those of you determined to work in global health programs, Cristin’s advice and insights will prove invaluable.

To be sure there will be enough room and FOOD and DRINK for all, be sure and RSVP in SPH CareerLink!

Ice cream social May 5th to hear about Dr. Gill’s and Dr. Fox’s current work at CGHD!

April 30th, 2014 in IH Events

Join CGHD and the BU Crowdfunding Initiative in welcoming two of our faculty, Dr. Matt Fox and Dr. Chris Gill to speak about their upcoming work:

Matt Fox’s project for promoting post-natal care among HIV-positive mothers in South Africa, and

Chris Gill’s novel proposal to use photographs of ears to identify infants in contexts where more high-tech identification techniques aren’t practical.

All students are welcome to join Matt & Chris at an ice-cream social on Monday, May 5 at 2pm in the L Building (Room L109) to learn more about their projects and to celebrate the launch of crowdfunding at BU.



 

Last Infectious Disease Current Events Club meeting of the semester-all students welcome!

April 17th, 2014 in IH Events

Come to the last meeting of the IH Current Events club, under the Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases emphasis area for this semester. We’ll talk about recent developments in international health and infectious disease, as well as where these developments fit in the bigger picture. Bring in any stories you think your fellow students should know about! All concentrations are welcome.

Thursday, May 1st 12-1pm in CT376 Pizza provided!

M&E Emphasis Area event April 24th-pizza provided!

April 16th, 2014 in IH Events

We will be hosting our second Monitoring and Evaluation Emphasis area meeting on April 24th from 1:00-2:30pm in room CT374.

Along with discussing a journal article, we will be streaming a Coffee Break Special Series from American Evaluation Association on Linking Your Work to the Body of Knowledge in Your Field by Matt Von Hendy.

 If you would like to attend the meeting and be part of the discussion, please email Pavitri Dwivedi at pavitrid@bu.edu. All concentrations are welcome and pizza is provided!

Vitamin Angels presentation on current programs-Monday, April 14th at 5pm in CT305

April 10th, 2014 in IH Events

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INCD fourth IH Currents Events Club Thursday, April 10th. All students welcome!

April 8th, 2014 in IH Events

Come to the fourth meeting of the IH Current Events club, under the Infectious and Non-Communicable Diseases emphasis area. We’ll talk about recent developments in international health and infectious disease, as well as where these developments fit in the bigger picture. Bring in any stories you think your fellow students should know about! All concentrations are welcome.

Thursday, April 10th

12-1pm in CT374

Pizza provided!

Come learn about the IH Culminating Experience Tuesday, April 8th at 5pm in CT305

April 3rd, 2014 in IH Events

CE Insights Spring 2014

Join us for a Global Health Panel: Student Perspectives on Working Abroad April 7th

April 3rd, 2014 in IH Events

GH Student Panel

Women in Global Health Seminar April 15th at 5pm in CT305

April 3rd, 2014 in Conferences/Seminars, IH Events

WGH Poster