By Tristan Dreisbach | Apr 24 2013aids ,CEMAT ,hiv ,public health ,second-culture-featured ,
The Center for Maghreb Studies in Tunis (CEMAT) will be holding a weekly English-language lecture series at its office in downtown Tunis. The events will take place each Thursday at 1:00 PM, with discussions held in English, Arabic, and French.
The series begins tomorrow with a discussion of public health in Tunisia led by Dr. Zied Mhirsi, the executive director of the Global Network of Researchers on HIV/AIDS in the Middle East and North Africa Region. Mhirsi is a co-founder of Tunisia Live and founder of the Tunisian Center for Public Health. The lecture topic will be Tunisia's Emerging Public Health Challenges: An Appeal for a Public Health (R)evolution.
CEMAT is the overseas research center of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies.
The lecture will take place at CEMAT's Centre Ville office, located at Impasse Menabrea, 19 bis Rue d'Angleterre in downtown Tunis.
Disclaimer: Dr. Mhirsi is a co-founder of Tunisia Live and remains affiliated with the organization.