The 2018 Public Health Think Tank brought together students from universities across the UAE to develop grassroots solutions to reduce the impact of cardiovascular diseases, specifically hypertension, in the UAE. The Core Team is grateful for the overwhelming interest that students and universities from across the UAE showed in addressing the issue, which resulted in […]
The nine teams at the PHTT 2018 conference came up with intervention proposals that tackle the issue of cardiovascular diseases with a focus on hypertension. Take a look at the team’s proposed interventions and presentations! The Tarabut health program is an educational initiative seeking to improve the curriculum and the transparency of the health awareness […]
The annual Public Health Think Tank has successfully concluded its fifth iteration of the conference. Day 2 of the conference included a Public Speaking Workshop delivered by Peter Dicce, after which the teams presented their proposed interventions to tackle the issue of cardiovascular diseases. Team Fujairah was announced the winning team, and the honorable mention […]
The first day of PHTT featured a range of speakers who introduced delegates to cardiovascular diseases, as well as useful frameworks for developing public health interventions. Find photos here!
We are excited to reveal the first speaker of the PHTT 2018 conference, Dr. Cother Hajat! Dr. Hajat is a public health physician and epidemiologist. She holds a MPH and a PhD in cardiovascular epidemiology from King’s College, London, and has extensive experience in public health, chronic conditions, epidemiology and applied research in both the UK […]
September 29 marked the internationally-celebrated World Heart Day. Cardiovascular disease is the world’s number one killer today. But it doesn’t need to be this way. By making just a few small changes to our lives, we can reduce our risk of heart disease and stroke, as well as improving our quality of life and […]
Public Health Think Tank 2018 applications go live in less than a week! We reached out to a participant from last year’s conference to hear about her experience with PHTT, which you can read below.