The first non-virtual assignment of the project is scheduled at the end of 2013 for face-to-face meetings with the National School of Midwifery of Chad and the School of Medicine at the University of N’Djamena, to plan mixed method (field and virtual) mental health training programs for their respective students with a train the trainer model.
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This is a course for those who are interested in the challenge posed by massive and persistent world poverty. This course attempts to answer questions about extreme poverty, the nature of human life when living with less than a dollar per day? Are the poor always hungry? How do we make schools work for poor citizens? How do we deal with the disease burden? Is microfinance invaluable or overrated? Without property rights, is life destined to be "nasty, brutish and short"? Should we leave economic development to the market? Should we leave economic development to non-governmental organizations (NGOs)? Does foreign aid help or hinder? Where is the best place to intervene? And many others. At the end of this course, you should have a good sense of the key questions asked by scholars interested in poverty today, and hopefully a few answers as well.