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Roundtable Series with Movers and Shakers in Global Health

21 March 2019

Building on the exceptionally positive response to the Roundtable Series with Movers and Shakers in Global Health, the School of Public Health continued the series by continuing to host interactive dialogues with public health luminaries from around the world.

On January 16, 2019, a panel discussion with Professor Barry Bloom, Joan and Julius Jacobson Research Professor of Public Health and Dean Emeritus of Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health was held. Attended by students of the HKUMed Master of Public Health programme and secondary school students aspiring to become future global health and development leaders, all of whom received useful career guidance and insight from Professor Bloom.

Following this, on March 20, 2019, the School hosted another roundtable discussion. This time the featured guest was Professor Judith Mackay, Director of the Asian Consultancy on Tobacco Control, Senior Advisor of Vital Strategies, Bloomberg Initiative, and Senior Policy Advisor to World Health Organization.

 

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