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Join IDRC at the Prince Mahidol Awards Conference 2013 in Thailand

28/01/2013, Thailand, Global


Join us at the Prince Mahidol Award Conference (PMAC) 2013 in Thailand January 28-February 2. Help achieve a "world united against infectious diseases."
  Share evidence of how cross-sectoral and international cooperation and communication can reduce the threat of infectious diseases.
IDRC and the International Livestock Research Institute will host a half-day special event: Cross-sectoral collaboration for health and sustainability. Learn about ecohealth projects from around the world with Dominique Charron (IDRC), Dr Manish Kakkar (Public Health Foundation of India), EK Kang’ethe (University of Nairobi), and Dr Wang Libin (China Agricultural University). Then exchange ideas with leading practitioners about the challenges you face as your work on global health and development:
  • Monitoring and evaluation, and achieving influence in complex situations – facilitated by Sanjeev Sridharan from the Evaluation Centre for Complex Health Interventions at St. Michael’s Hospital, Toronto, Canada
  • Achieving Global Policy Change – facilitated by Dr Suwit Wibulpolprasert, Ministry of Public Health, Thailand.
The special event will be held on Tuesday, January 29th from 2:00 to 6:00 p.m. in the Bangkok Convention Centre, Lotus Suite 7, Level 22. See the Special Events section of the PMAC website for meeting information.
Come to PMAC to meet researchers associated with IDRC-supported networks, including the Asian Partnership on Emerging Infectious Disease Research and the Ecohealth Emerging Infectious Diseases Initiative.
PMAC 2013 is jointly organized as the Prince Mahidol Award Conference 2013, the 1st Global Conference on Regional Disease Surveillance Networks, the 2nd International One Health Congress, and the Centennial Commemoration of the Rockefeller Foundation.

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