172598 Building Your Career in Global Health: Recommendations of Employers and Experts

Tuesday, October 28, 2008: 2:30 PM

Samir N. Banoob, MD, PhD , School of Global Health Development, European Center for Peace & Development, UN University for Peace, Lutz- Tampa, FL
Global Health is drawing more attension, funding and employment opportunities. This is a natural development in the era of globalization and the emerging pandemic health problems and diseases. While international health work emerged long time ago among public health professionals especially from inindustrial countries, this new era of globalization is changing the structure and process of global health.

This panel discussion session is involving representatives of employing organizations from the international, national and NGO's agencies, together with experts in this field, to review its development and new directions, as well as to propose practical aproaches for self preparation for a careeer in global health.

Learning Objectives:
- Reviwing the scope and future of Global /International Health - Exploring Opportunities of Global Health Careers - Gaining Practical Information for Self Preparation for Global Health careers from experts and employers

Keywords: Career Development, International Health

Presenting author's disclosure statement:
Organization/institution whose products or services will be discussed: NA

Qualified on the content I am responsible for because: No relation
Any relevant financial relationships? No

I agree to comply with the American Public Health Association Conflict of Interest and Commercial Support Guidelines, and to disclose to the participants any off-label or experimental uses of a commercial product or service discussed in my presentation.