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Community Events

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.
July 15-20, 2017

The Humanitarian Assistance Program presents: "So You Want to be a Relief Worker," and "Essentials of Humanitarian Practice"

Joseph Korbel School of International Affairs, University of Denver

"So You Want to be a Relief Worker" is a one day course offered on both July 15 and July 16. The workshop serves as an introduction for anyone interested in a career in the humanitarian sector. Learn about the nature of humanitarian relief, and look at the skills you have to bring to the sector.

"Essentials of Humanitarian Practice" is happening July 17-20. This workshop aims to increase your understanding of the characteristics of emergencies requiring a humanitarian response. Practical learning is at the heart of this 4-day trainnig.

Registration is open until June 29, 2017



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."

Click here to learn more about the event



August 17-19, 2017

The Radical Humanitarian: Pharmacists and Nurses Global Health Training Program

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

This 3-day workshop is jointly provided by the University of Colorado Skaggs School of Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences and College of Nursing in partnership with the University of Colorado Department of Emergency Medicine and emBOLDen Alliances (eA), a global nonprofit with 65+ years of hands-on experience with vulnerable and crisis-affected communities. The goal is to deliver a training program specific to the role of pharmacists and nurses in Humanitarian Assistance.

Click here to see the schedule, fees, and to submit your registration!



August 29 & 30, 2017 | 9 am - 4 pm

Global Health 2.0: Tools for Effective Engagement and Fieldwork

Anschutz Medical Campus, Aurora, CO

Global Health 2.0 is for clinical providers who want to positively impact the global community through responsible medical volunteer work. The course is designed to teach participants how to effectively engage with international partners to improve the quality of acute care around the world.

Click here to learn more and register!



October 23 | 3 pm - 5 pm

Operation Giving Back (OGB)

San Diego, CA

This volunteerism initiative of the American College of Surgeons is organizing a Global Surgery Program Leaders Meeting during the Clinical Congress 2017. The goal of the meeting is to create a platform for future collaborations between individual programs and discuss the possibility of developing an organizational structure and collaboration with OGB.

Questions? Contact Girma Tefera at

Ready to RSVP? Email



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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Center for Global Health

13199 East Montview Boulevard, Suite 310
Mail Stop A090
Aurora, CO 80045


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