Project Theme 8: Local Models in Supply, Access, and Finance of Medical and Public Health Service
Project Question: How specific local models, which depend on historical, cultural and religions models, influence the supply, distribution and access to medical and public health services?
Project Description: The project investigates how specific local models of finance, supply and access develop in different regions around the world relying on a number of historical, religious and cultural institutions and in a manner that influence the distribution of medical and public health goods in a manner that parallels, complements competes with and/or replaces governmental and centrally-organized medical and health care supply. The project focuses on South Asia studying different institutions and initiatives in India and Pakistan, and in the Middle East.
Thursday, June 6, 2013 (All day) to Saturday, June 8, 2013 (All day)
Scholarship on the future of the City, with particular emphasis on the creation of meaningful, sustainable, and spiritually inspiring urban environments that support environmental health and well-being. Speakers: Prof. Timothy Beatley (UVA), Prof. Julio Bermudez (CUA), Alan Logan, ND, Prof. Tom Barrie (NCSU), Nader Ardalan (GSD), Prof. Harvey Cox (HDS).
Location: June 6-7 Glastonbury Abbey (Hingham, MA), June 8 Harvard Divinity School