The Center for Global Health co-sponsors monthly and annual events and outreach opportunities on and off campus throughout the year. Here are global health events that are happening in your community and around the world.
May 10, 2017 | 6:00 pm
Film Screening: Tickling Giants
Room 1500, Education Building 1, Anschutz Medical Campus
The Denver Action Committee and the UC School of Medicine invite you to a free showing of Tickling Giants!
The “Egyptian Jon Stewart”, Bassem Youssef shows us what it’s like to make jokes in Egypt during the Arab Spring, when freedom of speech is not the accepted rule. The film is a funny and heartbreaking look at satire, using your voice, and the power of moderate Muslims. You can watch the trailer here.
Please RSVP here
May 20, 2017 | 6:00-10:00 pm
La Boom! Dinner and Dance to Global Health Connections
Posner Center, 1031 33rd Street, Denver CO, 80205
Global Health Connections is hosting a fundraiser to support local and global health education. This inspired evening will dinner, drinks, and a silent auction, as well as a demonstration and instruction in Afro-Caribe dance by Bella Diva Dance.
Pre-order tickets avaialble for $25 ($30 at the door)
May 22, 2017
Global Health Primer Course
Hensel Phelps East Auditorium | Research Building 1 | University of Colorado Anschutz Medical Campus | Aurora, CO
The Global Health Primer is a one-day course for healthcare providers with little or no international experience who are interested in obtaining basic principles of global health and international health work. This introductory course aims to provide practical knowledge about health care delivery in international and low-resource settings.
Learn more and register here
May 25, 2017 | 5:30-7:00 pm
The Trump Administration’s Refugee Policy: A Conversation with Obama’s Refugee Chief
Maglione Hall, Sie Center, University of Denver, 2201 S Gaylord Street, Denver, CO
This lecture will be presented by Anne Richard, the former State Department Assistant Secretary for Population, Refugees and Migration. Prior to her appointment in the State Department, Ms. Richard was the vice president of government relations and advocacy for the International Rescue Committee (IRC), an international aid agency that helps refugees, internally displaced and other victims of conflict. She was also a non-resident Fellow of the Center for Transatlantic Relations at Johns Hopkins University/SAIS. This lecture is free and open to the public.
May 31, 2017 | 8 am - 5 pm
Buildnig Better Babies Symposium
Krugman Conference Hall & Hensel Phelps Auditorium West | Anschutz Medical Campus | Aurora, CO, 80045
The goal of the Building Better Babies Symposium is to review basic mechanisms and current clinical correlates underlying developmental programming of chronic diseases and to develop strategies that can promote novel, effective, and safe intervention strategies for pregnant women to improve the health of mothers, babies, and future generations.
Click here to register!
Click here for details about submitting an abstract or poster.
June 3-4, 2017
The Colorado Humanitarian Surgical Skills Workshop
Center for Surgical Innovation, Denver, CO
This two-day, cadaver-based workshop will teach surgical procedures that can be used in under-resourced settings (external fixation without power, craniotomoy without power, and non-mesh hernia repair). This training will be taught by Unviversity of Colorado faculty from general surgery, orthopedic surgery, neurosurgery, OBGYN, and more. Applicants from general surgery, OBGYN and orthopedics must be in PGY3 or later to apply. .
July 24-25, 2017
6th Annual Global Healthcare Conference
GHC provids a forum and opportunity for delegates from more than 100 individual universities and about 30 countries to share their research, practice and educational initiatives with an international audience.The 2017 Conference features keynote addresses from Dr. Timothy Low, Chief Executive Office, Farrer Park Hospital, Singapore - "Driving Healthcare Transformation Through SMART Solutions" and Prof. Marilynne N. Kirshbaum, Head of Nursing Theme , Charles Darwin University, Australia - "Towards a Theory of Energy Restoration."
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April 20-21, 2018
10th International Conference on Climate Change: Impacts and Responses
University of California at Berkeley
This conference will address (1) scientific evidence, (2) assessing impacts in divergent ecosystems, (3) human impacts and impacts on humans, and (4) technical, political, and social responses. The conference program groups together presentations along similar themes to facilitate knowledge sharing and community building.
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