An Introduction to Rural Healthcare and Displaced People
How do you provide health care if you don’t have enough doctors?
Find out how modern medicine fits into a rural health system that serves displaced people & migrant workers from Eastern Myanmar.
Speaker: Dr Cynthia Maung, Medical Director, Founder of Mae Tao Clinic
The Mae Tao Clinic (MTC) is a health service provider and training centre for displaced Burmese and ethnic people and migrant workers along the Thai-Burma border. Currently, 400 -500 people on average come to the clinic each day. Total caseload exceeds 115,000 cases annually with a client number of over 75,000 per year.
Dr Cynthia Muang is a recipient of many awards including
- 25th Ilga Foundation award for Public Service (2015)
- Sydney Peace Prize (2013)
- Catalonia International Prize (Spain) (2008)
- Time Magazine Global Health Heroes (2003)
Time: Mon 7 November, 2016, 6:30 PM – 7:30 PM
Location: The Base,raiSE, #B1-05A Republic Plaza S(048619), Raffles Place MRT
Note: 20 tickets only,
Impact Investing 101 with Acumen
Following the success of our Human-Centered Design Workshop earlier this year, Singapore+Acumen is excited to bring you the latest event in our 2016 line-up. Impact Investing 101 with Ajit Mahadevan - Acumen's India Director. Ajit is directly involved in shaping Acumen's investment strategy in India. Acumen has invested in Indian social enterprises working to alleviate poverty in areas ranging from low cost maternal health care to skills training and education, water filtration and more.
Ajit will talk about Acumen's approach to impact investment and put you in the shoes of a portfolio manager considering an investment decision. You will hear stories from the field and tips on growing a successful social enterprise.
This event is an opportunity to hear from one of the most prominent leaders in the impact investing space and will be one that you don't want to miss!
If you are interested in attending, please register using the link below. Spots are limited!
All proceeds (100%) from event registration fees will be directly donated to Acumen.
This year, over 1000 social enterprises from the region participated in the DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia. 12 top teams were selected as semi-finalists to compete for the Grand Prize and Jury Prize, others shortlisted for the Syngenta Social Enterprise and raiSE VentureForGood Awards.
Come 15 September 2016 in Singapore, the winners will be revealed – don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to meet the region’s best social entrepreneurs and to listen to Unilever's CEO Paul Polman at the Awards Ceremony. If you cannot join in-person, fret not - the event will be livestreamed on Facebook. More details can be found in the e-flyer below. Register at http://svcasia2016.eventbrite.sg/.
Join us and over 40 Social Enterprises in celebrating businesses with a core of doing good!
Calling all changemakers -- The DBS-NUS Social Venture Challenge Asia is now accepting applications! Over SGD 100,000 in seed funding to be won, but more importantly multi-dimensional support to help you grow your social venture or idea. There is also a special raiSE VentureForGood Grant award for the top Singapore social enterprise with local impact, worth SGD50,000.
Visit http://socialventurechallenge.asia to find out more. Application closes 15 May 2016.
AVPN Conference 2015 is now open for Early Bird Registration until 20 February 2015. Members should also write to us to claim your 2 free tickets before member registration period is over on 20 Jan 2015!
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