The Global Health Collaborative (GHC) was set up in 2016 to bring together individuals and organisations, across Plymouth and the wider South West, who have an interest in, or are already working in, Global Health (GH).
The GHC aims to share learning, enable new International health partnerships to be set up, and increase both GH education and work/experience opportunities for health professionals of all levels, both in international and 'locally global' settings.
The GHC and IHC are delighted to welcome you to our event. Previous Director of Public Health at Plymouth City Council, Kelechi Nnoaham is back for the Global Health MSc module and will be speaking about Global Health in the Welsh Valleys.
Kelechi was Director of Public Health for Plymouth until 2016, a city of 261,000 residents. He is now a Director of Public Health for the Cwm Taf Health Board in Wales. He qualified with a medical degree in 1999 and practised in general medicine and infectious diseases before pursuing public health training in Oxford. He researched women’s health and chronic disease prevention for a PhD in Public Health and Epidemiology at University of Oxford. In Plymouth City Council, he had responsibility for public protection and civil protection services, a duty he combined with academic roles as honorary Professor of Public Health at the University of Plymouth . When he joined Plymouth City Council in April 2014, Kelechi articulated a city-wide agenda for tackling health inequalities (‘Thrive Plymouth’) which has at its heart, focuses on social change, population prevention and multiple risk behaviour modification.
This event is free to attend but booking is essential via the above link.