Health research – a future for you?

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October 29, 2010

The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) will deliver a lecture at the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI) at 6.30pm on Wednesday, 12th December in the Cheyne Lecture Theatre.

A number of health and research leaders from 15 developing countries will talk about their experiences and will answer questions at the event. The speakers will discuss the role and importance of health research in developing countries and provide information to people who have an interest in getting involved in the area.

A reception will be held prior to the event at 6pm in the concourse.

Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED)
Health research – a future for you?
Its importance for developing countries.
How to get involved.
Today’s strategies and approaches to reducing poverty in developing countries range from aid, to education to economic and market development. Why is health research not in this picture?

A faculty of health research leaders from 15 developing countries presents experience and answers your questions in a special lecture at the Royal College of Surgeons, Ireland.

Wednesday, 12th December
at 6.30pm
Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland (RCSI)
in the Cheyne Lecture Theatre.
Board Members:
Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED)

Prof. Gopal Prasad Acharya
Chairman, Department of Medicine
Tribhuvan University Teaching Hospital
NEPAL

Prof. Abbas Bhuiya
Head, Poverty and Health Programme & Social and Behavioural Sciences Unit International Diarrhoeal Disease Research Centre,
Bangladesh (ICDDR,B); BANGLADESH

Prof. Jo Ivey Boufford
President of New York Academy
of Medicine, USA

Dr. Somsak Chunharas
Secretary General, National Health Foundation
THAILAND

Dr. Don De Savigny
Head of Unit, Clinical & Intervention Epidemiology ; Public Health & Epidemiology
Swiss Tropical Institute
SWITZERLAND

Dr. Sambe Duale
Technical Director and Infectious Disease Advisor,
Africa’s Health in 2010 project
DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO/
USA

Annalize Fourie
Health & Education Advisor
Irish Aid, SOUTH AFRICA

Prof. Carel IJsselmuiden
Director of COHRED
SOUTH AFRICA/NETHERLANDS

Dr. Suzanne Jacob Serruya
Director of the Department of Science and Technology
Science, Technology and Strategic Inputs Secretariat
Brazilian Ministry of Health. BRAZIL

Prof. Marian Jacobs Chair: COHRED Board
Dean: Faculty of Health Science, University of Cape Town
SOUTH AFRICA

Prof. Maksut Kulzhanov
Rector of Kazakhstan School of Public Health
REPUBLIC OF KAZAKHSTAN

Dr. Daniel Mäusezahl
Senior Health Advisor Swiss Agency for Development & Cooperation (SDC) SWITZERLAND

Prof. Stephen Matlin
Executive Director
Global Forum for Health Research
UK

Prof. Ernesto Medina
Rector, Universidad Americana (UAM)
NICARAGUA

Dr. Pascoal Mocumbi
High Representative, EDCTP – European and Developing Countries Clinical Trials Partnership; Former Prime Minister of Mozambique
MOZAMBIQUE

Dr. Delia Sanchez
Grupo de Estudios en Economia Organicatión y Políticas Sociales (GEOPS) URUGUAY

Dr. Donald Simeon
Director, Caribbean Health Research Council
TRINIDAD & TOBAGO

Dr. Aissatou Toure Balde
Head, Laboratory of Parasite Immunology
Institut Pasteur Dakar, SENEGAL

Dr. Pem Namgyal
Medical Officer/Vaccine Preventable Diseases
WHO/South East Asia Regional Office
Bhutan/INDIA

The Council on Health Research for Development (COHRED) is an
international non-governmental organisation works with developing
countries to build capacity and systems for health research.

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