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Global Public Health Showcase

Global public health showcase
When May 08, 2018
from 09:00 AM to 06:00 PM
Where CRUK
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Showcase on Global Public Health

8 May

This year’s Public Health at Cambridge network showcase will be in collaboration with the Wellcome Trust Cambridge Centre for Global Health research, Infectious Diseases Interdisciplinary Research Centre, Cambridge Global Health Partnerships, the Global Challenges Initiative and Cambridge Africa.

It will be held in Fitzwilliam College

Preliminary Agenda:

9.00   Registration, poster viewings and coffee
9.30 Welcome by Professor Carol Brayne, Cambridge Institute of Public Health

9.30   Session 1 “Africa”:

·         Dr Caroline Trotter – Department of Veterinary Medicine “Controlling epidemic meningitis in Africa”

·         Dr Alice Reid- Department of Geography “Pictures of Ageing in Uganda: a multi-disciplinary research project”

·         Dr Rosalind Parkes-Ratanshi- Cambridge Institute of Public Health and Infectious Diseases Institute, Uganda “Testing and utilising new technologies in LMICs; opportunities and challenges from Uganda”

·         Dr Laurie Denyer-Willis- Centre of Governance and Human Rights Title TBC

11.10 coffee

11.45 Session 2 “Asia”: Talks chaired by David Good, Department of Psychology
·         Professor P John Clarkson FREng, Director, Cambridge Engineering Design Centre “A systems approach to global healthcare redesign”

·         Rajiv Chowdhury, Department of Public Health and Primary Care “Cambridge Global Health partnership with less-developed countries: examples from South(East) Asia”

·         Dr Shailaja Fennell Department of Development Studies “Health and Nutrition in Developing Countries”

12.45 Lunch and poster session

13.45 Round table exercise- facilitated

Applying for multidisciplinary GCRF grants, setting up collaborations, obstacles people have encountered or imagine they will encounter and ideas of how to overcome them.

15.00 Tea

15.30 Session “Latin America” and Lightning Talks: Talks chaired by Professor James Wood, Department of Veterinary medicine

·         Dr Nigel Unwin, MRC Epidemiology Unit and  Global Diet and Activity Research Group and Network “Co-creating a Research Programme for Global Public Health”

·         Dr María Moreno – Department of Sociology Title TBC

Lightning talks- TBC

17.00 David Dunne –Department of Pathology  “Cambridge Africa and Capacity Building”

17.20 Close
17.30 Wine reception


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