Subject: Speaker Series - October 8th, 6:00 pm, Bayangol Hotel Presentation Room

ACMS Speaker Series
Blue sky or dark clouds: doing development work in Mongolia

Jane Salvage

6:00 PM, Wednesday - October 8th, 2014, Bayangol Hotel Presentation Room

          In this presentation, Jane Salvage draws on many years’ experience of working in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the USSR on health systems development.
She became interested in Central Asia, nomadic cultures and the legacy of Communism through participating in the first World Health Organization missions to Kazakhstan and Kyrgyzstan in 1992.
Using a case study about nursing in Kyrgyzstan,she will share her thinking about the value of international development partnerships, and how they should be conducted to ensure they do good rather than harm.

About the Presenters

 Speaker: Jane Salvage: She is well known in the United Kingdom and internationally as a health policy activist. She has spent much of her career working for the World

Health Organization and other agencies, specialising in the countries of Central and Eastern Europe and the former USSR. She is a registered nurse with a Cambridge English literature degree, a master’s in medical sociology, and two honorary doctorates.She is a research associate of the Mongolia and Inner Asia Studies Unit (MIASU) at Cambridge. She is writer in residence and visiting professor at Kingston University and St George’s, University of London. She has been working on health development in Mongolia for two years, supported by the British Ambassador.

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