Harvard Asia Center: Future of Health in Southeast Asia, in commemoration of the 50th Anniversary of ASEAN


Friday, April 28, 2017, 1:30pm to 8:00pm


Kresge G1 Auditorium Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health 677 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02115


Descried by the Lancet as "microcosm of global health", Southeast Asia features low, middle and high income economies within a small geographic region with multiple shared borders. In conjunction with the 50th Anniversary of the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in 2017, the Future of Health in Southeast Asia will bring together an exciting range of speakers to discuss the challenges and opportunites facing public health in the region.

Tess Dizon-De Vega, Consul General (New York), Republic of the Philippines

Soonman Kwon, Chief of Health Sector Group, Asian Development Bank

Peter Berman, Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Rebecca Black, Former Mission Director, USAID Cambodia; Senior Associate, Center for Strategic and International Studies

Mary-Jo DelVecchio Good, Professor, Harvard Medical School

Jacqueline Bhabha, Professor, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Farouk Meralli, Founder and Chief Executive Officer, mClinica, Inc.

Marc Mitchell, Founder, D-International; Lecturer, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health

Venerable Yong Seng Yeath, Post-doctoral Fellow, Harvard Divinity School

Andrew Gordon, Acting Director, Harvard University Asia Center and Lee and Juliet Folger Fund Professor of History

Join us for an afternoon of exciting talks followed by a networking dinner with our speakers over a variety of southeast asian cuisine. The event (including dinner) is free-of-charge, but seating is limited so register now!

Sponsored by Harvard Chan ASEAN Student Organization and Harvard University Asia Center