PUBLIC LECTURE: UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture
|UWA Albany Skywest Public Lecture : Managing poor health in the developing world
Have you travelled to a developing country and been confronted with the obvious challenges faced by local communities trying to best manage the health and welfare of their people and realised how fortunate you are living in a western society? Since the 1970s, motivated by his family connection with India medical knowledge in skin care and recognition of the significant divide between heath care programmes in western societies compared to developing country situation, Professor Terence Ryan has played a lead role in delivering a number of extremely successful United Nation, World Health Organisation and British Government sponsored humanitarian programmes that have and continue to make an enormous difference to the lives of many people living in poor communities around the world.
Professor Ryan will present a fascinating insight into the many humanitarian projects he has actively worked on in South America, China, India and Africa. All project have had a simple mission of focussing on making a difference in treating neglected diseases by the deployment of low technology programmes. Perhaps there are lessons to be learnt that could assist in improving health care in remote regional communities in Australia.
Professor Ryan is an Emeritus Professor of Dermatology at Oxford Brooks University, University of Oxford Honorary Doctor of Medicine at Martin Luther University, Knight of St John and Honorary Member of National Dermatology Societies in Britain, Nepal, China, Brazil and Tanzania.
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