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 â€œTunisiaâ€™s Emerging Public Health Challenges: An Appeal for a Public Health (R)evolution.â€
CEMAT is the overseas research center of the American Institute for Maghrib Studies.
The lecture will take place at CEMATâ€™s Centre Ville office, located at Impasse Menabrea, 19 bis Rue dâ€™Angleterre in downtown Tunis.
Disclaimer:Â Dr. Mhirsi is a co-founder ofÂ Tunisia LiveÂ and remains affiliated with the organization.