HEALTH AND DEVELOPMENT: POST 2015 AGENDA
OCT 24, 2013 | 6:00 PM TO 8:30 PM
The Graduate Center
365 Fifth Avenue
October 24, 2013: 6:00 PM-8:30 PM
Jacob Kumaresan, MD, DrPH is currently Executive Director, WHO Office at the United Nations in New York. Earlier he was Director at World Health Organization Centre for Health Development in Kobe, Japan from 2008-2011 and president of the International Trachoma Initiative, a non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating the leading cause of preventable blindness from 2003-2007. He joined World Health Organization headquarters in Geneva 1992, where he eventually headed the Stop TB Partnership expanding efforts to meet the global targets to control tuberculosis. He has widespread public health experience and worked with the governments of Zimbabwe and Botswana during 1980s.
Sponsored by The Center for International Human Rights, John Jay College of Criminal Justice, minor in Human Rights Studies, and the GC's Ph.D./M.A. Program in Political Science.