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Program Outline for Faces of Africa 2013

Theme: The Changing Faces of Africa: Governance, Economy and Health


Morning Event: Faces of Africa Kick-off Coffee Hour

Time: 11:30am-1:00pm

Venue: Courtyard 1

Afternoon Event: Film Screening and Facilitated Discussion

Time: 5:30pm-7:30pm

Venue: Sheldon Hall

Reception: Court Yard 1


Day 2, Tuesday 04/16

Event: Panel Discussion

Time: Noon-1:20pm

Venue: Sheldon Hall Followed by Lunch in Courtyard 1



Professor William Brieger

                                               Senior Malaria Specialist, JHPIEGO; Certified Health Education Specialist

Topic: Public Health in Africa -  Strategies for Emerging Public Health Leaders to Improve Health Systems, Service Delivery and Sustainability.


Dr. Chloe Schwenke

Vice President for Global Programs at Freedom House

Ms. Lesley Stone

Health Policy and Legislative Analyst at USAID,

Professorial Lecturer (Adjunct) at Georgetown University, School of Foreign Service 

Title: Governance in The Face of Public Health in Africa - Challenges of The Past and Present as well as Prospects for The Future


 Dr. Robert Bollinger

Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Clinical Global Health Education (CCGHE)

Associate Director, Johns Hopkins Center for Global Health

Topic: The Changing Face of the African Economy


Dr. David Peters (Moderator)

Professor Dept of International Health, JHSPH

Director, Health Systems Programs


Afternoon Event: Poster Competition in Community and Health Projects with Prizes

And Networking with Centers with Special Interest In African Issues

Time: 2:00pm-5:00pm

Venue: Feinstone Hall


Day 3, Wednesday 4/17

Event: Stories from Across Africa

TED Talk Followed by The Sharing of Short Stories of JHSPH Students Own Experiences in Africa

Sponsored Potluck with Drinks Provided

Time: Noon-1:20pm

Venue: W2008


Day 4, Thursday 4/18

Event: Alumni Cocktail and Keynote Address by Dr Victor Bampoe

Senior Fund Manager - The Global Fund To Fight AIDS, Tuberculosis and Malaria

Topic: The Changing Faces of Africa: Contemporary Issues, Opportunities and Challenges in Healthcare and Healthcare Delivery 

Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Venue: Feinstone Hall


Day 5, Friday 4/19

Event: Cultural Extravaganza (Music/Dance/Fashion)

Time: 5:30pm - 7:30 pm

Venue: Sommer Hall

After Party: 8:00pm – Midnight

Venue: 9th Floor Cafe


Sponsors: Student Assembly, Center for Aids Research, Center For Global Health, Center for Health Disparities Solutions, Center for Public Health and Human Rights, Global mHealth Initiative, Anna Baetjer Society, JB Grant, Child Health Society, The Bill and Melinda Gates Institute for Population and Reproductive Health, Alumni Relations Office