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Celebrating 10 Years of Cambridge Global Health Partnerships

Over the past 10 years, Addenbrookes Abroad has established four global health partnerships across Africa, Latin America and Southeast Asia. Their volunteers have improved healthcare delivered to millions of patients in over 59 countries.
When Nov 23, 2017
from 06:00 PM to 09:00 PM
Where Li Ka Shing Centre, Cancer Research UK Cambridge Institute, Cambridge Biomedical Campus, Cambridge, CB2 0RE
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On 23 November Addenbrookes Abroad will be celebrating these achievements, by showcasing their longest running partnership with Botswana and launching a 10-year impact report. There will be two keynote speakers: Shenaaz El-Halabi, Permanent Secretary at the Botswana Ministry of Health and Wellness, who will be talking about the role of health partnerships in tackling the global health issues that affect us all; and Andrew Bastawrous, eye surgeon and social entrepreneur, speaking on Peek (Portable Eye Examination Kit) Vision and the importance of cross-sector collaboration to improve eye health services in low- and middle-income countries.

The keynote addresses will be followed by canapes and a networking reception.

 

For further details and to register for the event, please see the source article here.

The Global Challenges Initiative is a Strategic Research Initiative of the University of Cambridge that aims to enhance the contribution of its research towards addressing global challenges and achieving the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030.

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