Goings and comings: changing patterns of infectious diseases- A personal journey | 16, 2018
- Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
- Forum for Medical Ethics Society, Mumbai
Venue: Seminar Hall, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, IIT Bombay, Mumbai
Synopsis: This talk by Dr Richard A Cash of the Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard TH Chan School of Public Health, was arranged by FMES in collaboration with the Department of Humanities, Seth GS Medical College & KEM Hospital, Mumbai, on February 16, 2018. Dr Cash, who has spent much time over the past four decades, working in the South Asian region, shared with the students and faculty his experiences of working in public health and epidemiology and of the changes he has been witness to in healthcare in the region. He also shared his experience of carrying out the first clinical trials of Oral Rehydration Therapy in adult and paediatric cholera patients in Bangladesh, and of other epidemic diseases which have been eliminated due to sustained campaigns.
Speakers: Richard Cash, Senior Lecturer on Global Health, Department of Global Health and Population, Harvard T H Chan School of Public Health, University of Harvard, Boston