Events at the Institute for Global Health
IGH increases the impact of UCL’s research both on a local and global scale. Students and academics from across the university, policymakers and members of the public attend our lively annual series of global health symposia addressing controversial and topical subjects. IGH also coordinates the annual UCL Lancet Lecture and other high-profile conferences and events.
These are the listings of upcoming UCL and non-UCL global health events. To keep up to date on upcoming events you can sign up to our newsletter.
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Workshop: How to change community engagement in low resource settings
15-19 June 2015
This course will introduce the principles of behaviour change through community engagement and demonstrate how these can be applied to a range of global health problems.
Global Action to Combat Negative Attitudes to Intellectual Disability
16 July 2015
The UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities calls on governments to raise awareness of and respect for the rights of people with disabilities, and to combat stereotypes, prejudices and harmful practices. This event presents the findings from a scoping review into attitudes towards people with intellectual disabilities around the globe, and efforts to improve them.