We only have 15 days left until the first day of Public Health Think Tank 2019! For those who will be joining the conference, we look forward to meeting all of you soon and please stay tuned to future updates on the conference material as well as relevant notifications that will be communicated via email […]
Public Health Think Tank is an entirely student-led initiative that was born in 2014 and since then has been organised by a team of multidisciplinary students. Year after year, the conference has seen Core Teams comprising students who hail from diverse academic backgrounds at New York University Abu Dhabi, united by their passion for public […]
With the rolling application deadline for non-NYUAD students right around the corner, some of you might be wondering what type of experience PHTT would provide and what happens to the interventions designed by various groups after the two-day conference. To answer some of these questions, we reached out to a double PHTT 2017/2018 alumnus, and […]
Still haven’t applied yet? Don’t worry! Prospective applicants who ARE NOT attending NYU Abu Dhabi can still submit their delegate application to PHTT 2019 by October 1st, 2019. We are accepting applications on a rolling basis, so hurry up! You can apply through this link!
The second deadline is just on our heels, and to encourage some last minute applications, we reached out to another past participant, Hannah, for a statement on their experience at Public Health Think Tank. Hannah is a current junior studying social research and public policy at NYUAD from the United States. “My sophomore year I […]
Check out our promotional video for PHTT 2019! The video explains the conference’s agenda and general information that prospective applicants may find useful. For more detailed information, please look around our website or contact us. The second round applications for participants will be closed by September 10th. Be sure to apply by that date!
With the second round of application for PHTT 2019 now live, the Core Team got in touch with some participants from last year’s conference for them to share their experiences and advice for this year’s participants. PHTT(P) : Please briefly introduce yourself. Nejat (N): My name is Nejat Beshir and I am a […]
We are excited to announce that the 2nd round of application for Public Health Think Tank (PHTT) 2019 is now open! For Round 2, students attending NYU Abu Dhabi are welcome to apply! Previous Round 1 applicants and other local university students are also encouraged to apply.* PHTT is a student-led public health conference that […]
One billion people, or 15% of the world’s population, experience some form of disability. Persons with disabilities, on average as a group, are more likely to experience adverse socioeconomic outcomes than persons without disabilities. – World Bank, 2019 According to the World Bank, with barriers to social and economic inclusion, people of determination are more […]
In March of 2019, the Special Olympics World Games 2019 was held in Abu Dhabi with the goal of “[empowering] People of Determination with intellectual disabilities through the power of sport” (Special Olympics). On a similar note, the Winter and Summer Paralympic Games are being hosted every four years following respective Olympic Games in order […]