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UCL Grand Challenge of Global health (GCGH): Upcoming 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.

To view videos, photos and articles from previous events please visit the Previous Events page.

Professor Gostin, of Georgetown University, is one of the world's most distinguished scholars on the role of law and human rights in addressing injustice, tackling inequality, and improving health for all. Order a copy of Professor Gostin's book, 'Global Health Law' here

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28th Feb -28th March

CHIRP AND INSTITUTE FOR HUMAN RIGHTS SEMINARS ON THE RIGHT TO HEALTH 

WEEK 1 13:00 - 15:00 on Friday 28th Feb South Wing G12 Council Room

UCL Prof Paul Hunt (Essex, UN Special Rapporteur on the Right to Health from 2002-2008) ‘Is There Evidence of the Impact of Human Rights on Women's and Children's Health?’ 

WEEK 2 13:00 – 15:00 on Friday 7th March Seminar Room, School for Public School of Public Policy, 29/31 Tavistock Square

Dr Benedict Rumbold, Prof Albert Weale and Dr James Wilson (UCL) ‘Squaring the Human Right to Health with Priority Setting’ 

WEEK 3 13:00 – 15:00 on Friday 14th March Seminar Room, School for Public School of Public Policy, 29/31 Tavistock Square 

Prof John Tasioulas (UCL) ‘Getting human rights right in global health policy’ 

WEEK 4 13:00 – 15:00 on Friday 21st March Seminar Room, School for Public School of Public Policy, 29/31 Tavistock Square 

Dr Daniel Wang (LSE) ‘Courts as Healthcare Policy-Makers: The Problem, the Responses to the Problem and Problems in the Responses’ 

WEEK 5 13:00 – 15:00 on Friday 28th March Seminar Room, School for Public School of Public Policy, 29/31 Tavistock Square 

Dr George Letsas (UCL) ‘Proportionality and the Right to Health’ 

Given limited available space, please confirm attendance for any of the seminars above with Benedict Rumbold (b.rumbold@ucl.ac.uk). Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.

3rd March

12th March

Surviving Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery

The Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre and Handicap International invite you to a discussion about the new book Surviving Gun Violence, Disability and Recovery by the Surviving Gun Violence Project.


Chair Professor Nora Groce, Director of the Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre

Speakers

Cate Buchanan, Director, Surviving Gun Violence Project: Overview of the book and the policy and research recommendations
Aleema Shivji, Director, Handicap International UK: Overview of chapter on ‘Rehabilitation and Recovery’
Pilar Reina, Researcher, Small Arms Survey: Overview of the 2011 Colombia Victims’ Law

5.00pm-6.30pm - Followed by a drinks reception
G37-38, 1-19 Torrington Place


Disabilities and Disasters Symposium

A panel debate on the needs of people with disabilities in disasters and emergencies. 

speakers: 

Silvio Sagramola, Director of the Info Handicap Association, Luxembourg

Mechthilde Fuhrer, European and Mediterranean Major Hazards Agreement

Maria Kett, Leonard Cheshire Disability and Inclusive Development Centre, UCL

Ilan Kelman, Reader in Risk, Resilience and Global Health, UCL 

6pm -7pm, Room 106 Roberts Building, UCL 

15th March


Medsin Global Mental Health Conference

CUCLU's first conference on global mental health will explore the effects of conflict on mental health, protection of patients' rights, and the effectiveness of psychiatric treatment, amongst other issues. 

0930 - 1700
Darwin Lecture Theatre UCL

26th March

Student Action against TB

A student-led event involving an afternoon of talks, case studies and inspiring stories to catalyse action against TB - to mark World TB Day.

1300-1700 Roberts 508 UCL



   

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