Global Health Conference
Global Health Conference 2019

Building momentum for Canadian impact in global health 
Hosted by the School of Population and Public Health at UBC and 
the Centre for International and Child Health (CICH) at BC Children’s Hospital

Date: Thursday, January 24, 2019
Time: 12 noon – 6 p.m.
Location:  Chan Centre for Family Health Education (Auditorium)
BC Children’s Hospital
Address:  950 W 28th Ave, Vancouver, BC V5Z 4H4

Join multidisciplinary expert speakers and panelists from across the greater UBC community and beyond to emphasize Canada's commitment to global health.
View the full invitation here

Keynote: The Role of Universities in Global Health with Dr. Keith Martin, Executive Director, Consortium of Universities for Global Health (CUGH)
Conference Co-chairs: Dr. Gina Ogilvie and Dr. Mark Ansermino

Panel 1: Moderated by Dr. Keith Martin: “The Role of Institutions in Global Health”
Panel 2: “Students in Global Health”
Panel 3: Moderated by Mark Ansermino, Director, CICH: “Implementing Innovation in Global Health”

Read more about the presenters. 

The event will include a panel discussion, a student poster competition, and networking opportunities with featured global health groups. Lunch will be provided, as well as refreshments at the closing reception.

Poster competition:

All students engaged in global health activities are invited to submit their poster to the competition. Deadline for submissions is January 1st, 2019. 

Submit your posters here.

For all questions about this competition please contact the CICH

Global health showcase tables:

A selection of global health groups will also be featured at tables throughout the conference – a detailed list will be released in January 2019. 

Do you and your team want to showcase your work with a table at Global Health Conference? Contact Marianne Vidler for more details.

Conference objectives:

  • Emphasize Canada’s commitment to global health 
  • Provide a valuable learning opportunity for students, faculty, clinicians, and public with a shared interest in health equity and global health
  • Develop our global health network and enhance access to the rich global health environment at UBC-BCCHR and beyond
  • Bring together people working in global health research, community mobilization, monitoring and evaluation, public policy, funding, innovations and technology
  • Advance discussion on the greater UBC community’s role in impacting global health and contributing to meeting the SDG’s

Conference schedule details will be available soon.

Tickets can be purchase online through EventbriteBuy tickets online
$25 general admission; $10 students (with valid student ID at entry)

Interested in becoming a Global Health Conference 2019 sponsor? Email us.

For all general enquiries please contact Simona Powell.


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