9th Annual CUGH Conference
Health Disparities:​​
A Time for Action 

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​March 15 Satellite Sessions (most are free)

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​2018 Conference

​​Join more than 1,800 individuals from over 50 countries, from academia, NGOs, government ​​​and the private sector, to explore the latest in how we can address pressing international and domestic global health and development challenges.​​

Attend: March 15, 6-8pm
Pulitzer-CUGH Global Health Film Festival 
Free & Open to the Public

Featured Speakers include...

  • Isabella Aboderin, Sr. Researcher, African Population
    & Health Research Institute, Kenya

  • Mary Bassett, Commissioner, New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene, USA 

  • Chelsea Clinton, Vice Chair, Clinton Foundation, USA

  • Peter Donkor, Chair, African Forum for Research
    & Education in Health

  • Wim  de Villiers, Vice Chancellor, Stellenbosch University, South Africa

  • Upul B. Dissanayake, Vice Chancellor, University 
    of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka

  • Paulo Ferrinho, Director, IHMT, Universidade NOVA
    ​de Lisboa, Portugal

  • Patty Garcia, Fmr Minister of Health, Peru

  • Laurie Garrett, Journalist, Pulitzer Awardee, USA

  • Roger Glass, Director, Fogarty International Center, NIH, USA

  • Luis-Miguel Guitierrez, Director General , Instituto Nacional de Geriatria, Mexico

  • Cheryl Healton, Dean, Global Public Health, New York University, USA

  • Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet, UK

  • Natalia Kanem, Deputy Executive Director, United Nations Population Fund, USA

  • Kim Knowlton, Senior Scientist, National Resources Defense Council, USA

  • Stephen Lewis, Co-Director, AIDS-Free World, Canada

  • Latanya Mapp Frett, Executive Director, Planned Parenthood Global, USA

  • Willy Mutunga, Fmr Supreme Court Justice, Kenya

  • Bernard Olayo, Founder, Center for Public Health and Development, Kenya

  • Agnes Soucat, Director, Health Systems Governance and Finance, WHO

Satellite Sessions  (March 15)

  • ​​Global Cancer

  • One Health

  • Global Surgery

  • Nursing in Africa

  • Student Global Health Day

  • African Forum for Research & Education in Health

  • ​Cyber Violence

  • Climate Change

  • Building Healthy Cities

  • GH Professionals

  • Global Health Education


  • Implementation Science

  • Governance, Health Systems Strengthening-
    Public Institution Strengthening

  • Planetary Health, One Health, Environmental Health,
    ​Climate Change & Health

  • Neglected Topics in Global Health

  • Social Determinants of Health

  • NCDs and IDs: The Double Burden

  • Global Health Law, Human Rights, and Conflict Prevention

  • Reducing Disparities and Improving Well-being
    ​Across the Lifespan