Think. Speak. Inspire. Global Health Essay Competition.

Another cool event to check out! Plus the chance to get published and win money. Via Friends of MSF UBC and GOSA.

Think. Speak. Inspire.  Global Health Essay Competition and Symposium

Friends of Médecins Sans Frontières, UBC and Global Outreach Students’ Association (GOSA) are holding a Global Health Essay Competition and Symposium.   This is a great opportunity to engage in the global health issues dialogue from an economical to a medical perspective. There are three categories for you to showcase your interest, opinion and creativity.  Great prizes include an invitation to present at the Global Health Symposium held on March 22, 2011, publishing opportunities and a $100 and two $50 prizes. The deadline for submission is Tuesday March 1. For more information please visit our blog or facebook group, or check out our promotional video

Also, we are now announcing the Global Health Case Competition 2011.  This will provide a venue for UBC Students from a variety of disciplines to engage in developing innovative recommendations to global health issues.  Come join this interactive event by being part of a team.

Each team will be comprised of 3 members with a specialization in Business, Social Science, and Health. Submissions will be $5 per team.

Please send your contact info, degree specialization and your preferred teammates to  If you aren’t able to form your own team, we will try our best to put you together.  You are welcome to form teams with any students, but keep in mind that you will be evaluated within the three categories.  The top three teams will present their recommendations to a live panel of judges on the evening of March 22, where the winning team will be chosen.

What will you get? Cash prizes, publication, and an interdisciplinary experience for a real world scenario.

The case will be released Friday March 11th and the finalists will be chosen the following week.

Deadline for team assignations: Tues March 8th. 2011

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