Institute for Global Health


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. 

To keep up to date on upcoming global health news and events, sign up to our newsletter. To view videos, photos and articles from previous events please visit the previous events page.

Global Health Day 2016

On 18 April 2016, the inaugural Global Health Day celebrations highlighted the breadth of 'Global Health in Action' – both here at UCL and further afield – embracing the mix of priorities, disciplines and ideas needed to shape the future of our global communities. 

IGH Awarded Athena SWAN Bronze

We are delighted to announce that in 2015 IGH was awarded an Athena SWAN bronze award! The awards recognise commitment to advancing women’s careers in science, technology, engineering, maths and medicine in higher education and research.

How can mobile technology improve health?

On January 27-28th 2015, the UCL Institute for Global Health hosted it's inaugural mHealth conference. If you didn't manage to come along, the videos are now available to stream, below. dolore magna aliqua. Lorem ipsum dolor sit amet, consectetur adipisicing elit, sed do eiusmod tempor incididunt ut labore et dolore magna aliqua.

UCL-Lancet Commission: landmark report launched

The UCL-Lancet Commission on Health and Climate Change report was launched in June 2015. The Commission is a high-impact, multi-disciplinary research collaboration between European and Chinese institutions, with UCL as a lead partner.