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
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.