Program Sessions
Plenary & Concurrent Sessions



PLENARY SESSIONS:

  • Keynote Address by WHO Director General, Dr. Ghegreyesus Tedros (invited)

  • Why Disparities Prevail and What We Can Do About Them

  • Disparities in Aging: A prescription for action

  • Annual Canada Gairdner Global Health Awardee Lecture

  • Debate: "Equity is the defining objective of global health in the 21st century."  - with Richard Horton, Editor, The Lancet

  • The War on Women

  • Discussion with University Leadership

  • Combatting Climate Change and Environmental Degradation

  • Technology in the Service of Humanity: Can it enable reaching those left behind?

  • Strengthening Governance and Public Health Institutions


CONCURRENT SESSIONS:

  • NIH Fogarty International Center Pathways to Global Health Research Careers: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

  • The Lancet Commission on Pollution and Health: Main Findings and Recommendations for the Future

  • Breaking the Glass Ceiling: Supporting Existing and Emerging Women Leaders in Global Health

  • Pathology: The "Missing Link" in Global Health Care Delivery

  • Translating Research into Action in a Challenged Region: Stemming the tide of HIV in Eastern Europe and Central Asia

  • Innovative Approaches to Capacity Development for Injury Prevention in Low- and Middle-Income Countries

  • Toward Best Practices for Student Field Work in Global Health

  • Challenges in Global Health and Aging: Examining the double-burden of communicable and non-communicable diseases in a growing aging population

  • Improving the Fairness and Impact of Global Health Research Partnerships - The Research Fairness Initiative (RFI)

  • Social Entrepreneurship for Health

  • Exposing the Burden of Poor Quality: From RMHCH to Surgical Care

  • Against the Current: Updates on the Migration Crisis in the Mediterranean

  • Strengthening Health Systems and Public Institutions for Humanitarian Crises: Health Workforce and Governance

  • Implementation of Cervical Cancer Screening in Low Resource Settings

  • The Power of Law and Judicial Institutions to Impact Public Health Around the World: Announcing  the Findings of the Lancet-O'Neill Institute, Georgetown University Commission Findings on Global Health and the Law

  • Chronic Emergency: Strengthening Health Systems to Provide Non-Communicable Disease Services to Refugees and Displaced Populations

  • Confronting Water-and Climate Change-related Health Disparities in the Caribbean

  • Building a Pandemic-ready Workforce: Eight Years of Lessons Learned on Strengthening the Global Workforce through University Networks
  • Innovative Mechanisms to Make Careers in Rural and Underserved Settings the Preferential  Choice 

  • Health and Armed Conflicts: Perspectives on a Global Challenge

  • Ethical Challenges in Clinical Global Health: Debating Skills and Scope of Practice 

  • Ending AIDS: Hope or Hype?

  • Improving the Fairness and Impact of Global Health Research Partnerships-The Research Fairness Initiative (RFI)

  • Chronic Emergency: Strengthening Health Systems to Provide Non-Communicable Disease Services to Refugees and Displaced Populations

  • Towards Best Practices for Student Field Work in Global Health 
  • more to come...