Health Sciences Building 208
  • October 3, 2017 from 4:00pm to 5:30pm

An engaging talk with Aaron Yarmoshuk, PhD Candidate, School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape, South Africa

Brief Bio: Aaron Yarmoshuk is a researcher and consultant based in Canada. He has worked across East, Southern and West Africa for twenty years on a range of projects with rural communities, universities and private companies. For four years he worked in Malawi implementing primary health care, water, sanitation and hygiene, and natural resource management projects with a Canadian NGO. For 10 years he managed a portfolio of partnerships with sub-Saharan African universities, including Moi University in Kenya, University of Port Harcourt in Nigeria and the University of Namibia, for the University of Toronto. His consultancy work includes leading a community needs assessment for a Canadian mining company in Namibia. He is currently completing his PhD at the School of Public Health, University of the Western Cape in South Africa. His PhD is examining The Role of International Partnerships in Strengthening/Weakening the Capacity of Health Professional Programs in Kenyan and Tanzanian universities. His research is available via www.hppafrica.org. He holds a B.A. from Dalhousie University, Canada and an MSc from the London School of Economics and Political Science, United Kingdom.