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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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Reach the 3 million TB sufferers who are missed by healthcare systems each year. A day of speakers and discussion at the London School of Hygiene and Tropcial Medicine, co-sponsored by the UCL Grand Challenge of Global Health, to mark World TB Day
A panel debate to discuss the needs of people with disabilities in disasters and emergencies, hosted by the UCL Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction
Professor David Nutt, at the invitation of the UCLU Medical Society, will present a global view on drugs and alcohol. Drug and alcohol policy is of health, social and economic importance worldwide. Professor Nutt will draw upon his broad experience of evidence, policy and politics in this area to give a global perspective on the problem.
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
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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 (firstname.lastname@example.org). Places will be allocated on a first come, first served basis.
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.
Cate Buchanan, Director, Surviving Gun Violence Project: Overview of the book and the policy and research recommendations
5.00pm-6.30pm - Followed by a drinks reception
A panel debate on the needs of people with disabilities in disasters and emergencies.
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
0930 - 1700
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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