Global Health Week

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27 November 2017 - 1 December 2017

Time: 9:30am - 5:00pm
Venue: Morris Lecture Theatre, in the Robin Brook Centre on the West Smithfield Campus

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The Global Health Week is a set of lectures, debates and speeches aimed at equipping future doctors with an understanding of global health themes and their interaction with medical education.


Five days of the event will be organized around the following themes:


  • Health systems policy, with particular attention given to global drivers of national health service reforms (Monday 27th November);
  • The social determinants of health in a global context (Tuesday 28th November);
  • Ecological determinants of health, with particular focus on the health effects of climate change (Wednesday 30th November);
  • Migration and global health (Thursday 31st November);
  • The economic and political determinants of health in a global context (Friday 1st December).


QMUL Speakers                                              Guest Speakers

Dr Adrienne Milner                                        Dr Metha Vivek—William Harvey Institute

Dr Christo Albor                                             Professor Sir Michael Marmot-- UCL

Dr Elias Kondilis                                             Dr Claire Ferraro—Royal London

Dr Kambiz Boomla                                         Dr Khairunissa Dhala-- Amnesty International

Dr Jonathan Kennedy                                    Dr Peter Baker—Public Health Registrar                               

Dr Valentina Gallo                                          Dr Inês Campos Matos—Public Health England

Dr Sajida Ali                                                    Dr Simukai Chingudu---Oxford

Professor David McCoy                                 Dr Taavi Tilman---UCL

Dr Doreen Montag                                        

Dr Giuliano Russo                                          

Dr Andrew Harmer                                       

Dr Anita Berlin



Organised by Queen Mary University of London’s Global Public Health Unit for Barts and The London fourth year medical students, the event will see the involvement of world-known global health experts from University College of London, Oxford University, Public Health England, and Amnesty International. The event is open to all staff and students of the medical school and students from other London-based medical schools.