Midlands Regional Coordinator

Zunira Bhuiyan

midlandscoordinator@studentsforglobalhealth.org

Hi, my name is Zunira and I am this year’s Midlands Regional Coordinator for the national committee! I am a 5th year medical student at the University of Birmingham and am currently intercalating in Trauma Science. I have always been very passionate about global health as it is a topic that is continually current and relevant, especially to us as medical students. I am very grateful and excited to be a part of an amazing committee and hope to support the brilliant work they do.

My role as the regional coordinator will involve communicating with the other branches in the area and supporting any events or activities they organise. I will also be advocating national events taking place and hope to engage as many people as possible to be involved in SfGH. I am super excited for the year ahead and all the things we will accomplish as a committee this year!

Bylaw mandates responsibilities:

  1. To improve communication and collaboration between Students for Global Health branches within the same region by holding regular regional meetings.
  2. On request, to provide assistance to branches in troubleshooting and problem-solving issues.
  3. To support their region in the running of two regional training days per year, where feasible
  4. To support their region in the running of one Regional Conference per year, where feasible
  5. To support branches with their handover process and work towards the sustainability of the branch.
  6. To help facilitate the organisation of group transport of members from their region to national events
  7. To be responsible for maintaining contact between our member Branches and the National Committee.
  8. Communicate regularly with the National Director, alongside the Director of Branch Affairs, to ensure strong representation of branches’ views and priorities to the National Committee.
  9. Work together to develop individual and collective strategies, and ensure support of one another.
  10. Work with the Director of Branch Affairs to highlight branch development priorities.
  11. To support member Branches and enable them to continue their affiliation to Students for Global Health, by overseeing the timely completion of the affiliation process of branches in their region.
  12. To verbally contact every Branch President in their region individually at least three times each year.
  13. To encourage and support the integration and collaboration of branches and Affiliates at a local level.