Local actions with a global theme
Monday, November 4, 2013: 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
This session will discuss the relationship between why we need to think globally and act locally. In today's world where we are interconnected by technology, there needs to be more resource sharing among the developing and the developed nations. The presentations in this sesion will discuss the importance of team work and grass roots strategies among a diverse group of people. The role of public orivate partnerships and UN agencies will also be discussed. The impact of local policies which have a far reaching impact on various public health challenges such as maternal mortality, food security confronting us will be discussed. In addition the link between human rights and the practice of public health will be highlighted.
Session Objectives: Discuss local projects with global outreach
Explain the links between global and local projects
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Organized by: APHA-Committee on Women's Rights
Endorsed by: International Health, Women's Caucus
Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)
Masters Certified Health Education Specialist (MCHES)