Seminar - Diabetes in the Pacific Islands: reasons and remedies

21 March 2013

Speaker: Dr Si Thu Win Tin from the Health and Sustainability Unit at the Boden Institute

About the speaker

Dr Si Thu Win Tin is a physician and specialises in public health. He has worked as a Public Health Physician in the humanitarian aid organisations such as World Vision International and Aide Medicale Internationale in South East Asia. He was the Director of Public Health for the Ministry of Health Government of Nauru and then worked as Non Communicable Diseases Adviser for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community, providing technical assistance to Pacific Islands Countries and Territories.

Si has experience in international public health, especially in non-communicable diseases program management, implementation, monitoring and evaluation. He is also involved in the clinical care, training and research work in a wide range of public health programs. Since joining the Health and Sustainability Unit of the Boden Institute as a Research Fellow, he has been involved in projects on preventing diabetes and cardiovascular diseases in Pacific Island Countries.

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Hosted by the Boden Institute

Time: 1pm - 2pm

Location: Medical Foundation Building Auditorium, K25, 92-94 Parramatta Road, Camperdown

Email: 28132d123f54475e220d36021a3a5258323e570d1c347b0303