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.
Sonia 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 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.