Dr Jessica Tang from Peru and Switzerland is a co-organizer of a unique seminar in Geneva, Switzerland this coming May, focusing on enhancing capacity and exposure of practitioners and researchers in global health who have an interest to engage with the U.N. as an employer. She wrote:
The 2012 Geneva Seminar on Working for the United Nations in Health
May 20-23, 2012. Geneva, Switzerland/ Registration Deadline: 24th March 2012.
Considered working for the World Health Organization? Interested in providing medical care during disasters and emergencies? Wishing to lead health programs in Africa? Interested in supporting the Millennium Development Goals?
The 2012 Geneva Seminar is an intensive course tailor made this year for health care providers interested in working for the U.N. or other international organizations or Interning in global health. Participants are exposed to the work of the United Nations and other international agencies in health. They also learn about job opportunities in the U.N., gain knowledge and skills how to apply for vacancies and are guided how to develop their personal engagement scheme in global health. Participants learn about the Millennium Development Goals and on health interventions and programs in developing countries. The 2012 Seminar is co-organized by ISIHES with the IFMSA Alumni Associations in Switzerland and in Peru. The Seminar will be held in the 'Health Capitol of the U.N.'- Geneva, Switzerland; where participants could experience the working environment, tour the Palaise des Nations and meet with senior global health professionals. Space is limited and early registration is encouraged.
For complete information and registration form:
Looking forward to seeing you in Geneva next month.
Dr Jessica Tang