What does health mean to you? Are you interested in learning about the impact of holistic interventions on overall health and wellbeing? What about the role your everyday environment plays in your overall health and mental wellbeing? Are you curious about the role of NGOs in rural cancer prevention or exercise thereapy for patients with cancer? If these topics interest you or if you want to learn more about the culture of Oman register now!
The Center for Global Health will host "Fostering Health Across the Lifespan: Shared Lessons and Opportunities in Oman and the U.S." a conference sponsored by the Sultan Qaboos Cultural Center (SQCC) on Wednesday, October 26th, 2016.
University of Virginia President Teresa Sullivan and Vice Provost for Global Affairs Jeffrey W. Legro will welcome Her Excellency Hunaina Sultan Al Mughairy, Ambassador of the Sultanate of Oman to the United States, His Excellency Dr. Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Obaid al-Sa'eedi, Minister of Health, Sultanate of Oman, along with leading faculty, researchers, and policy makers from the University of Virginia, Sultan Qaboos University, and the Ministry of Health for panel discussions at the University of Virginia's historic Rotunda.
Panel topics include:
- Holistic interventions for cardiometabolic health
- Cancer prevention in rural areas
- The role of the built environment on health and wellbeing