The 2015 Public Health Think Tank has been featured in Gulf Times, Al Khaleej, The Emirates News Agency (Wakalat Anba’a al-Emarat), and Shafaqna.
The Core Team is grateful for the support it received from universities, participants, speakers, judges, team leaders, facilitators, volunteers, and our university sponsors.
The first day of PHTT featured a range of speakers who introduced delegates to the obesity issue, considerations to be made when addressing obesity, and a useful framework for developing their interventions. See pictures of the speakers here!
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Lily O’Hara has been confirmed as a speaker at PHTT 2015! Dr. O’Hara is a public health educator and practitioner and has worked extensively in Australia and the UAE. She currently works on teacher education at the Emirates College for Advanced Education as an Assistant Professor.
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Abdishakur Abdulle has been confirmed as a speaker for PHTT 2015! Dr. Abdishakur Abdulle serves as Associate Director of the Public Health Research Center at New York University Abu Dhabi.