V CONFERENCE ON COOPERATION FOR DEVELOPMENT IN HEALTH AT MIGUEL HERNÁNDEZ UNIVERSITY IN SANT JOAN D’ALACANT
The 10th and 11th of March will take place the V Conference on Cooperation for development in health UMH organized by the Centre of Cooperation to Development and Volunteer and the Department of Clinical Medicine of the University Miguel Hernández (UMH).
The event will be held in the Salón de Actos of the Severo Ochoa building in the campus of Sant Joan d’Alacant (Spain).
What is the V Conference of Development Cooperation in Health UMH about?
Basically these sessions are targeted to the university students to have great interest in the cooperation to the development in the health sector.
The main purpose is none other than the provided information, knowledge, skills and abilities in international health, through projects of development cooperation, as well as provide ways of collaboration with different organizations and entities that carry out their work in several countries in Africa and South America. At the same time, it is needed to analyze the links of collaboration in development cooperation in the field of global health, to promote several development cooperation projects in underdeveloped areas and to comprehend the degree of significance of the relationship between actors and the development cooperation.
Who will attend the V Conference on Cooperation for Development in Health UMH?
To this fifth edition will be mainly the following entities:
- Medicus Mundi-Alicante,
- the ONG Joy without borders,
- Doctors without Boders,
- Technological Institution Colegio Mayor of Bolívar in Cartagena de Indias (Colombia).
In addition, a documentary will be held “The Enemy”, (Aldemar Matias, 2014) that it has been awarded at several international festivals, including,second award at the International Film Festival of San Sebastian 2015 students meeting. The film tells the story of Mayelin, who struggles against “the enemy”, causing mosquito of Dengue, in addition to fight another enemy more dangerous if possible, suffocating bureaucracy of anti-mosquito Brigade.
More information about the Centre of Development Cooperation of the UMH in cooperacion.umh.es