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SDGs Center Seminar Series – Geopolitics in Health: Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and TBC in the Emerging BRICS Economies and Its Relevance for Indonesia
4 September 2017 @ 10:00 - 12:00
In partnership with Faculty of Economics and Business, Universitas Padjadjaran, SDGs Center cordially invite you to attend a joint seminar entitled Geopolitics in Health: Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and TBC in the Emerging BRICS Economies and Its Relevance for Indonesia, delivered by Dr. Eduardo J. Gómez.
Dr. Eduardo J. Gómez is an Associate Professor (UK Senior Lecturer) in the Department of International Development at King’s College London. A political scientist by training, his research focuses on the role of institutional theory in domestic and international health policy, exploring how formal and informal institutional designs and change processes shape domestic government and international agency responses to disease. His first book, Contested Epidemics: Policy Response in Brazil and the U.S. and what the BRICS Can Learn, was published with Imperial College Press in 2015. Dr. Gómez is currently completing his second book tentatively titled Geopolitics in Health: Confronting Obesity, AIDS, and Tuberculosis in the Emerging BRICS Economies, which is forthcoming with Johns Hopkins University press. His research has been supported by organizations such as Oxfam, the George Soros and Tinker Foundations.
This seminar is free.