Health and Society – Public lectures at the University Gozo Campus

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Health and Society - Public lectures at the University Gozo CampusA series of public lectures in – Health and Society – are being organised by the University of Malta – Gozo Campus.

Professor Maurice Cauchi will be conducting the lectures and they will be held during the month of July 2018.

The University said that with increasing wealth and better conditions of living, new challenges have emerged.

“Non-infectious disease has become the major issue and this has frequently been associated with increased standards of living and the affluent society,” it said.

UoM explained that the aim of the lectures is to highlight the importance of issues that impact on the individual and on the broader society.

Professor Maurice Cauchi graduated MD (Malta) and pursued further education at the University of London. He was Professor of Pathology at the University of Malta and has held senior positions in universities in Melbourne.

The following issues will be tackled:

The affluent society and its disorders

Social factors affecting health

Genetic issues and social implications

The digital age: health and social effects

Prevention of disease: personal and social responsibilities

Medical practice and society.

These lectures will be held over four Saturday mornings during July between 9:00am and 11:00am, at the University Gozo Campus, Xewkija, Gozo.

A certificate of attendance will be awarded to participants. Bookings are to be made by email or by phone.

University of Malta Gozo Campus, Mgarr Road, Xewkija, Gozo, Tel: +356 2156 4559, +356 2340 7900 Email: ugc@um.edu.mt

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