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2017 Harvard Aid for Health Simulation Participants Recruitment

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Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

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Are you interested in exploring the real life dilemmas and questions in international aid and development? Are you interested in get connection with experts in global health, humanitarian and international development field? Apply to participate in the Aid4Health student simulation at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health on Saturday, March 25th.

What is Aid4Health?

Aid4Health is a student-run simulation to explore the real dilemmas and questions in international aid and development. Students play the role of international stakeholders (WHO, World Bank, NGOs etc.), as they take part in an interactive international development case-study. This year, the simulation will focus on the negotiation of reconstruction in Kunlungi (a virtual country in sub-Saharan Africa) after a flood. The simulation will be led by Prof. Steven Marks, François-Xavier Bagnoud Professor of Health and Human Rights at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health who serves as facilitator-educator.

2017 Schedule

Saturday, March 25th- Aid4Health simulation, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

The professionals will play ministers roles on the simulation day are:

Stephen Marks Prime Minister, Director of program on human rights in development in FXB center; professor in Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and Faculty of Arts and Sciences

Andrew Boozary, Minister of Finance, Editor-in-Chief, Harvard Public Health Review and Special Advisor, Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care

Rich Tanner, Minister of Infrastructure and Defense, United States, colonel (select), U.S. Air Force

Betty Johnson, Minister of Health, Director, Student and Fellows Program at Harvard University, School of Public Health

Gregory Parham, Minister of Agriculture, Advanced Leadership Fellow; Presidentially-appointed Assistant Secretary of Agriculture for Administration at the USDA

We will match the following mentors to the delegation participants to prepare them for the simulation:

Cecil Haverkamp

policy and management specialist currently working as URC country director in Botswana; prior experiences in UN and WHO

Rob Hughes

Human and Social Development Team Leader at Department for International Development (DFID) Zambia

Martin Taylor

WHO China Office

Vincenzo Bollettino

Director of Resilient Communities Program / Research Associate, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Wafaie Fawzi

Department Head of Global Health and Population, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Peter Berman

Professor of the Practice of Global Health Systems and Economics; Faculty Director, Harvard DrPH

William Bean

Instructor in Harvard. T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Thomas Bossert

Senior Lecturer on Global Health Policy, Harvard. T. H. Chan School of Public Health

Serufusa Sekidde

Director, Aspen Management Partnership for Health at The Aspen Institute

Joe Rhatigan

Associate Professor of Medicine; Associate Professor of Global Health and Social Medicine

Manpreet Singh

President and Co-Founder at TalkLocal

More info & questions?

Aid4Health website: http://www.aid4health.org

Contact Xiaojing Xing with questions: xix448@mail.harvard.edu

All graduate and undergraduate students are welcome to apply. Applicants can be from Harvard as well as other Boston area universities.

The deadline to apply is March 10th, 2017


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