The Lancet is establishing a Standing Commission to continue the work of The Lancet Commission on Adolescent Health and Wellbeing. The 2016 Commission report included recommendations for engaging and partnering with young people as agents for change. The Lancet are looking for six young health advocates and/or professionals (18-29 years) from diverse backgrounds, to work with them to set up a Youth Network for The Lancet Standing Commission. This expression of interest comes with an expectation (funding dependent) that those who set up the Youth Network will also have an ongoing role as a member of the Network.
The application process is simple and full details can been viewed here.
The Lancet are seeking young leaders with experience in one or more of the following:
- Advocacy or communication related to adolescent health and wellbeing.
- Work (paid or voluntary) at a local, national or international level in an area related to adolescent health and wellbeing.
- Work (paid or voluntary) for an organisation that has a national and/or international role in adolescent/youth health and wellbeing.
- Work in a related area of practice (i.e. law, health, journalism, economics, education, research).
- We hope that you will bring your own networks of young people, have experience with youth participation and youth leadership and an ability to communicate well in English (spoken and written).
IAHA encourages eligible members to consider this opportunity.
PLEASE COMPLETE AND SUBMIT THE APPLICATION BY 5 PM AEST ON 21st AUGUST 2017.