Join Penn Timmy Global Health and MedX, with our collaborators AIR and Doctors Without Borders, for the 4th annual Global Health Symposium: Access to Health in Conflict Zones. This week-long event includes a keynote speaker, UAEM style workshop, roundtable dinner, global health crisis stimulation, and an outreach event. Check out the details about each event below:
Monday, April 3rd: Global Health Crisis Simulation Event
•7 - 8 PM in HH 340
•The Global Health Crisis Simulation will feature an epidemic (Partiosis), that is ravaging through Penn's campus. We will have to work together to design a plan that can limit the spread of the disease throughout the uninfected parts of campus. Do you think you can stop the disease? Come and find out!
•CHIPOTLE WILL BE SERVED
Tuesday, April 4th: UAEM Style Workshop with Ali Greenburg
•Ali Greenburg is the Advocacy and Campaigns officer for UAEM. The workshop will focus on a campaign that the Universities Allied for Essential Medicines is doing, targeting the World Health Organization and centered on drug pricing.
Wednesday, April 5th: Roundtable Event
•6 - 8 PM in Harrison Rooftop Lounge
•Join us in an informal dinner where students will have a chance to discuss various perspectives about this year's theme: Access to Health in Crisis Zones. Learn more about our speakers' work, studies, research, and/or jobs.
•Confirmed speakers: Rachel Townzen (Master of Social Work student at the University of Pennsylvania, with a concentration in policy and certificate in Global Human Rights), Ayesha Anwar (MSW and MPH degree from University of Pennsylvania), Alexandra Vinograd (attending physician in Emergency Medicine at CHOP and is a professor at Penn Medicine), Neal Nathanson (founding associate dean for the center for global health)
•PATTAYA WILL BE SERVED
Thursday, April 6th: Keynote Speaker
•6 - 7:30 PM Huntsman F50
Harvey Rubin: Penn Med microbiology and computer science professor, director of the Institute for Strategic Threat Analysis & Response (ISTAR)
•JAKE'S SANDWICHES WILL BE SERVED
In addition to each event, we will be collecting items for a VA hospital drive. If you have magazines, books, clothes, and/or gift cards, please bring them to each event to donate!
Learn more by visiting: https://www.facebook.com/events/206812633137189/