Makerere University School of Public Health ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) joined the other development partners including; the American University of Beirut Lebanon and Chatham University USA in a Steering Committee and Partners meeting for the joint establishment of a Global Master’s program in Health and Sustainable Development
The meeting hosted by Earth University, Costa Rica February 23rd -27th, 2015, focused on establishing joint efforts to globally achieve Health and Sustainable Development. Makerere University School of Public Health, ResilientAfrica Network (RAN) as a partner will make available the learning communities that integrate environmental awareness and community outreach in the education syllabus as well as an entrepreneurial focus that combines production, processing and commercialization of agricultural products. Additionally, RAN will avail Global fellows with mentors and offer the fellows Design Thinking (DT) training during their field project design. With Earth University and the American University of Beirut Lebanon as lead partners, Makerere University is proud to co-facilitate this program. “Makerere University is committed to working with development partners to globally achieve Health and Sustainable Development among others. Moving forward, a little tweaks in the education curricula to break the silos are vital” Prof. William Bazeyo.

 

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Jose A Zaglul, President Earth University opening the meeting

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Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health and RAN Chief of Party/Lab Director making a presentation at the meeting

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Esther L Barazzone, President of Chatham University Pittsburgh USA making remarks during the opening of the meeting

Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health/RAN Chief of Party and Lab Director touring the Agronomy lab at Earth University in Costa Rica USA-Agronomy for a Sustainable Environment. "Always aim at learning from what is being done elsewhere and replicate it or even modified it further for the benefit of your own communities back home"

Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health/RAN Chief of Party and Lab Director touring the Agronomy lab at Earth University in Costa Rica USA-Agronomy for a Sustainable Environment. “Always aim at learning from what is being done elsewhere and replicate it or even modified it further for the benefit of your own communities back home”

RAN team with Jose A Zaglul, the President Earth University the President Earth University, (far left)

RAN team with Jose A Zaglul, the President Earth University the President Earth University, (far left)

Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health/RAN Chief of Party and Lab Director meeting with Mr. BK Singh the Global Master's in Health and Sustainable Development Coordinator in USA. Sustainable partnership is key in positively impacting the communities being faced with disasters presenting in the form of shocks and stresses

Prof. William Bazeyo, Dean Makerere University School of Public Health/RAN Chief of Party and Lab Director meeting with Mr. BK Singh the Global Master’s in Health and Sustainable Development Coordinator in USA. Sustainable partnership is key in positively impacting the communities being faced with disasters presenting in the form of shocks and stresses