Invitation to attend a presentation on Health and Development

Submitted by Dr. Faith Tucker

All are invited to attend a presentation on Health and Development from speaker Sonia Coates. The session is part of GEO2006 Geography and Development.

Speaker: Sonia Coates (UoN alumni)
Date and time: Thursday 9th March, 2017, 4-6pm
Venue: MB8 (Avenue Campus)

Sustainable_sanitation_(4975037168).jpgSonia will talk about her experiences as a development consultant, illustrating her session with material from Malaysia, Nepal, India and several sub-Saharan countries. She will cover issues including Water and Sanitation, child health, infectious and neglected tropical diseases. As someone who is pursuing a career path in development, she will be happy to answer questions on careers in development.

Sonia Coates
Sonia Coates is a graduate of the University of Northampton and now works as a consultant for IOD PARC, a development consultancy based in Sheffield. She is currently a team member working to provide technical assistance and Institutional support to UNICEF India for their reducing Open Defecation programme, and has recently completed a piece of participatory research looking at the impacts of WASH on education for girls in Zimbabwe for Plan International. She has experience of managing multi-country projects across sub-Saharan Africa and has also worked in S E Asia. She has a Masters in Public Health and International Development.

All are welcome.

Image: Sustainable sanitation by SuSanA Secretariat (CC-BY).

Posted on March 7, 2017, in Faculty of Health and Society, Lectures & seminars, Uncategorized and tagged , , . Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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