SPEAKER: Dr. Marc Mitchell, MD, MS (Management) founder and president of D-tree International is a pediatrician and management specialist who has worked in over 40 countries in Africa, Asia, and Latin America on the design and delivery of health care. He has taught global health at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health for the past 18 years. His research is on the use of mobile technology to improve the quality and access to health care. D-tree International is a global leader in the use of mobile technology to improve the quality of health care that is delivered to the world’s poor.
SYNOPSIS: During the past several years there has been significant change in Myanmar. Of course there is a new government but there has also been the introduction of mobile phones, a more global economy and more freedom for everyone in the country to travel. But there has also been the spread of new diseases like HIV/AIDS and old ones like Tuberculosis and measles. This lecture by Dr. Marc Mitchell, founder and president of D-tree International and Lecturer at Harvard University T.H. Chan School of Public Health will look at what these changes in both Myanmar and in the world mean what is needed so that people in Kachin can benefit from the new technologies and not be victims of these emerging new diseases.
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Nbyen Dan Hkung Awng Director, Kachinland School of Arts & Sciences, Humanity Institute
Panghuk Duwa Hall,
Kachinland School of Arts & Sciences
24 March 2017 (Friday)
10:30AM – 12:00PM