Mehmet received his master's degrees, first in international peace and conflict resolution, and later in public health, in the United States, where he also worked as an HIV case manager. He returned to Cyprus, where he worked on peace building and human rights advocacy. His interests include the potential of technology and social media to contribute to social good. Currently he works as part of the Kapuscinski Development Lectures series and U.N. Development Program Istanbul Regional Hub teams.
Partner in Health's Dr. Paul Farmer is preparing to reflect on his lifetime's work, particularly drawing lessons learned from Ebola outbreaks, at today's #KAPTalks. Mehmet Erdoğan, member of the Kapuscinski Development Lectures series team, shares how the series of lectures can give a different perspective on development issues.