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.
On 8th March, on International Women’s Day, the UCL Centre for Gender and Global Health launched the inaugural report of Global Health 50/50 here at UCL. Global Health 50/50 is a new initiative, led by Professor Sarah Hawkes and Dr Kent Buse, created with the aim of advancing accountability and action for gender equality in global health and benefiting from the guidance and experience of a distinguished Advisory Council.
The Institute of Global Health is taking part in a virtual open day from 12-2pm on Monday, 22nd January.
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.