IGH News & Events
Students and academics from across the university, policymakers and members of the public attend our lively 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.
Members of the Institute for Global Health team, including Dr Nigel Field and Professor Kholoud Porter, will be on hand to answer your questions at the UCL Graduate Open Day on Wednesday, 6th December. Please come and see us at the Faculty of Population Sciences Fair between 2pm and 6pm in the Jeremy Bentham Room. You can also hear Dr Field speaking about our courses at 5.30pm in the Darwin Building's lecture theatre.
UCL-TB is delighted to host Dr Gerald Friedland, Professor Emeritus at Yale University, for this special guest lecture on Monday, 6th November 2017. Dr Friedland's talk, "Confronting HIV and Tuberculosis from the Bronx NY to Tugela Ferry, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa... and Beyond" will be followed by a drinks reception in UCL's South Cloisters.
We are delighted to announce the next Institute for Global Health Postgraduate Programmes Open Evening on 24 May 2017 5-8pm.
On the 13th of March, the Lancet Countdown will be hosting a panel discussion in London, bringing together a range of global tracking initiatives to discuss how they can work together, track progress on the Paris agreement, and ultimately hold governments to account.
Speakers at this panel debate will include:
• Professor Anthony Costello, Department of Maternal, Newborn, Child and Adolescent Health at the World Health Organization
• Professor Peng Gong, Director of the Centre for Earth System Science at Tsinghua Centre
• Dr Rishma Maini, Senior Disaster Risk Reduction Public Health Registrar in Global Public Health at Public Health England
• Dr Joy Shumake-Guillemot, Head of Joint WHO-WMO Office on Climate and Health
The event will be held in association with Imperial College London and is free for all to attend via the Eventbrite page.
On the 24th of March, the world commemorates the day in 1882 that Dr Robert Koch announced his discovery of Mycobacterium tuberculosis. We take this opportunity each year to highlight contemporary research innovation and future challenges in a one day symposium co-organised by the TB Centres at LSHTM and UCL. The 2017 meeting will take place on Friday 24th March at the Institute of Child Health, 30 Guilford Street, London.